In this series, professor Francis Green at the UCL Institute of Education explains the academic research in bite-size form.
This paper tests the hypothesis that private school women are more likely to marry private school men
This is a rare study on how type of school - private or state - affected wellbeing
This study compares the socio-emotional development of private and state school children
Researchers look at whether private ‘prep’ schools give pupils an advantage ahead of secondary school.
Researchers look at whether private school pupils gain greater self-esteem and a ‘locus of control’ for later careers.
Does a higher teacher:pupil ratio allow wealthier private schools to drive better A-level results? These researchers found out.
In this paper, academics looked closely at whether private schools appear to manage their finances and operations more efficiently than the state sector.
Researchers reveal that pupils at private schools are more likely to have their grades overpredicted than those at state comprehensives.
Researchers find there is still a “private school premium” in terms of salary when pupils of similar backgrounds graduate.
This study looks at the academic attainment of pupils who attended private school sixth forms in the 2000s.
This study followed cohorts of children to find out their salary earnings later in life.
This paper looks at whether the type of school pupils went to in the 80s made a difference to the qualifications they attained.
Academics examined the very different rates of entry for state and private school pupils to top universities.
Researchers look at the objectives of private school headteachers regarding their charitable obligations.
Academics examine the proportion of Who’s Who entrants that are privately educated.
Phone: +44 7867852475
Address: 85 Great Portland Street, First Floor, London, United Kingdom, W1W 7LT