Just released by the World Bank a visual mapping of progress towards the 17 Sustainable Development goals which include: ending poverty, good health, access to education, sustainable cities. Each section highlights progress and challenges.
Find out by reading the latest OECD PISA reports. This also provides country surveys which consider where teenagers feel happiest. Issues considered include socioeconomic background, bullying, use of ICT, leisure time activities, diet and family and school environment. For information on the UK – the ONS has just released the annual Young Peoples Well-being report […]
A great new tool for Public Health England which uses official data to explore the social and economic and environmental factors which impact on the health of the English population. It measures on 7 domains: the natural and built environment, work and the labour market, vulnerability, income, crime, education the set of Marmot indicators (developed […]
The UN International Day of Women and Girls in Science was celebrated on 11 February. This aims to increase awareness of the crucial role women and girls play in science and to ensure gender equality. For more information on gender gaps in science read these useful articles from the Conversation blog.
A landmark report on the State of Child Health released by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health found that the UK rated poorly in a comparison health of children in European Nations. 25 indicators were compared including infant mortality, obesity, immunisation and breastfeeding and in most cases poor health was linked with social deprivation […]
Find out in the latest annual review of the Graduate market from High Fliers research. Find out how the number of job vacancies for new graduates has changed from 2007-2017. Vacancies by sector and average salaries. Also released this week the all party parliamentary group social mobility examines the impact of social background on access […]
Get insight into recent and forthcoming trends in the latest innovating pedagogy report from the researchers at the Institute of Educational Technology, The Open University, UK, and the Learning Sciences Lab, National Institute of Education, Singapore. It has great case studies of learning through social media, crowdsourcing and teachback. Earlier reports from 2012 onwards are […]
Find out with the latest annual report form the Social Mobility Commission. It finds in terms of education, earnings and housing significant and often growing disadvantages between rich and poor. One of the key findings, on page 124, is that ‘While a private school student has a 1 in 20 chance of entering Oxbridge, a student […]
According to the latest report from Plan UK five indicators were used to rank the 346 local/unitary authorities in England and Wales. They included child poverty, education, life expectancy and teenage pregnancy. The final results revealed Sandwell and Salford to be the worst places. Download the full report to get the results and consult the methodology. […]
International Education Data Explorer is a tool from the National Center for Education Statistics at the Institute of Education Sciences which forms part of the U.S. Department of Education. It enables users to compare and create charts from international education data taken from a number of major leading surveys these include: Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) […]