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A pay rise for teachers could have significant impact on results and wellbeing for UK pupils

New study following almost three decades of teaching pay and school results finds evidence that a pay rise for UK teachers could mean better results for students and a boost to pupil wellbeing post-lockdown

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Our COVID research presented to Government departments

Our ESRC Research Centre on Micro-Social Change (MiSoC) has been part of a four session ’take-over’ of the Government’s own internal COVID 19 Recovery Seminar Series, taking our latest research to the heart of policy making

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Most people working from home want to keep doing it, new analysis using Understanding Society data

Some groups are more likely to want to work at home – including the middle and older age groups, and Black Caribbean people. This could mean major change for employers, transport operators, and businesses in towns and cities

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Reforming the higher education admission system: what does the evidence tell us?

Policy discussion following presentations of new research evidence on inequalities in the university admissions system in the UK at our event with the National Education Opportunities Network in Westminster and online

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Chief Medical Officer Professor Chris Whitty cites ISER research in recommendation to introduce vaccines for 12-15 year olds

Our report into the impact of school closures on children’s wellbeing is key evidence in correspondence to Secretary of State for Health and the health ministers of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland

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How to fix education - Dr Birgitta Rabe discusses her latest research for the IFS podcast series

After a year and half of lockdowns, schools and their students face a vast array of challenges, so how can our research inform improvements in the education system?

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