Policy and Politics in Education

Widening Participation in Higher Education: A Quantitative Analysis

University of Cambridge
Higher education (HE) participation has expanded dramatically in England over the last half century. Yet although participation has been rising, […]
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Education production functions

University of Cambridge
Globally more is being spent on education than ever before. Understanding which educational inputs are most important for achievement is […]
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Andy Green on intergenerational inequality

UCL Institute of Education
Andy Green provides an original and challenging analysis of the one of the most pressing social issues of our times: […]
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Free Schools in England: ‘Not Unlike other Schools’?

UCL Institute of Education
Francis Green discusses the argument that choice and competition will unleash entrepreneurial innovation in free schools. Free schools were introduced […]
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Self-Evaluations, Aspirations, Valued Social Networks, and the Private School Earnings Premium in the UK

UCL Institute of Education
An important axis of inequality in Britain is the private/state school divide. The success of private schools in Britain in […]
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The influence of private primary schooling on children’s learning

UCL Institute of Education
Much has been made of the academic success of children who have attended private secondary schools in Britain, but far […]
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British Labour Party education policy and comprehensive education

UCL Institute of Education
Fifty years after the production of Circular 10/65, which confirmed comprehensive education as the national policy for secondary education in […]
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From fragmentation to multiplexity

University of Wolverhampton
Decentralisation and localism have become increasingly common drivers and outcomes of policy changes in many education systems in recent years, […]
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In pursuit of quality: early childhood qualifications and training policy

Middlesex University London
Jayne Osgood aims to critique policy discourses around the pursuit of quality in early years education. Taking England as a focal […]
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