Inequalities in education and society: the home, the school and the power of reading
18 June 2019, 6:15 pm–7:30 pm
Professor Alice Sullivan talks about social class and gender differences in educational attainment and social mobility.
Jeffery HallUCL Institute of Education (IOE)20 Bedford WayLondonWC1H 0ALUnited Kingdom
In this public lecture Professor Alice Sullivan talks about social class and gender differences in educational attainment and social mobility.
She addresses the roles of children's home backgrounds and their schooling, and explains the importance of 'cultural capital' and the power of reading for pleasure.
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About the Speaker
Professor Alice Sullivan
at Department of Social Science, UCL Institute of Education
Alice Sullivan is Professor of Sociology at the IOE, and Director of the 1970 British Cohort Study (BCS70) at the Centre for Longitudinal Studies (CLS).More about Professor Alice Sullivan