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Looking Back...

Attending Resesarch Ed at the beginning of the month and hearing a range of speakers reminded me that my first blog publication was published way back in 2014, when I first conceived this blog actually. 2,777 more words



Chiqhuinio — Baltasar Lopes da Silva (1947)

Setting: Cape Verde

What it’s about: The poverty a boy sees around him as he grows up, and his failure to improve his impoverished society before migrating. 213 more words


Parental Income vs College Enrollment vs College Prestige Level [Policy Tensor]

The 2 blog posts linked below examine statistics of the 1980-1982 birth years, looking at college attendance grouped by college prestige level, vs parental income and vs resulting kid income now. 286 more words

Brief Report: Subjective Social Mobility and Depressive Symptoms in Syrian Refugees to Germany

Author(s): Frank EUTENEUER, Sarina J. SCHÄFER



Previous findings indicate that refugees are at increased risk for mental health problems. In addition to stressful pre-migration experiences, post-migration factors may contribute to poor mental health outcomes.

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Blogger Peter Greene Notes that Neo-liberals and Friedman-ites are Kindred Spirits

In many previous blog posts I’ve lamented the fact that neither Presidential candidate in 2016 offered much in the way of hope for change in public education policy… and when I read Peter Greene, who’s blog… 394 more words

Social Mobility - What is it exactly?

I was thinking about this the other day.  Maybe my definition is different to others….

So what prompted this thought?  I’d been invited by a global financial services organisation with a multi £bn turnover and global presence to share my work with their Social Mobility team. 252 more words

Life Skills

Social Mobility insights and ranking for each of England's 324 Local Authority areas - from a November 2017 report

This Government report from November 2017 – found via a tweet from @RuSource – uses a Social Mobility Index to highlight where, (geographically), people from disadvantaged backgrounds are most and least likely to make social progress. 582 more words