Briefing: Equity in Education: OECD and DfE research

Policy product type
LGiU essential policy briefing
Published date
December 7, 2018
Andrew Crompton
Issues Covered
  • Educational inequity and life chances
  • Equity in education and pupil well-being
  • Understanding gaps in educational outcomes
Children's services and education, Devolution, Democracy, Scrutiny and Governance, Welfare and Equalities
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OECD and DfE-commissioned research have looked at the life chances of young people as they progress through the education system and the factors which assist or otherwise as they progress into work. The reports raise serious issues for local and national government about our education and welfare systems can support more equitable outcomes.

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