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Longitudinal studies consortium receives funding extension

We are delighted to announce that CLOSER, a consortium of UK longitudinal studies based at the UCL Institute of Education (IOE), has received a two year funding extension to continue its activities through until September 2019.

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Schools “teaching in ‘ability’ sets despite evidence this may cause harm”

Schools are rejecting the chance to teach children in ‘mixed-ability’ classes, despite evidence that the alternative (pupils being put in ability sets or streams) will have a negative effect on some of their results, according to new research from the UCL Institute of Education (IOE).

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Baby boomers show deep divisions on the way to retirement

New research from the Centre for Longitudinal Studies (CLS) at the UCL Institute of Education (IOE) reveals that substantial numbers of baby boomers, especially lower and middle earners, are expecting to work past state pension age. Those who have experienced the most financial hardship throughout their lives are approaching retirement in poorer health and are the most likely to report that they are unable to afford to save.

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