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Aspirations, education and inequality in England: insights from the Effective Provision of Pre-school, Primary and Secondary Education Project

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Educational and occupational aspirations have become an important reference point in policy debates about educational inequality. Low aspirations are presented as a major barrier to closing educational attainment gaps and increasing levels of social mobility. Our paper contributes to this on-going debate by presenting data on the educational aspirations of students from the Effective Provision of Pre-School, Primary and Secondary Education Project in England. We analyse factors that help pred...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1080/03054985.2014.953921

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Education
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, SSD, Education
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Publisher:
Routledge Publisher's website
Journal:
Oxford Review of Education Journal website
Volume:
40
Issue:
5
Pages:
525-542
Publication date:
2014-09-08
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EISSN:
1465-3915
ISSN:
0305-4985
URN:
uuid:7e2b4b82-3c8a-4bd9-b728-bffbe0803e89
Source identifiers:
488627
Local pid:
pubs:488627

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