Publications

Browse all research published by the COVID Social Mobility and Opportunities study

COSMO Study - Wave 2

COSMO Study - Wave 1

Partner publication

29-06-23

Social Mobility: The Next Generation - Lost potential at age 16

COSMO data reveals the extent to which the talent of bright, disadvantaged young people is being wasted due to inequalities in society and education.

Published by The Sutton Trust

Briefing

26-05-23

Briefing No. 7 - Attainment and Assessment

A third of young people reported that they felt that teachers were biased against certain groups in their teacher assessment.

Authors: Jake Anders , Carl Cullinane , Alice De Gennaro , Erin Early , Erica Holt-White , Rebecca Montacute , Xin Shao and James Yarde

Briefing

25-05-23

Briefing No. 6 - Financial Inequalities and the Pandemic

82% of parents and more than half (53%) of young people in families struggling financially report poor mental health.

Authors: Carl Cullinane , James Yarde , Xin Shao , Jake Anders , Alice De Gennaro , Erica Holt-White and Rebecca Montacute

Briefing

29-01-23

Briefing No. 5 - Health Impacts and Behaviours

25% of those living in deprived areas who had contracted COVID-19 reported symptoms of long COVID, compared to 18% of those in affluent areas.

Authors: Erica Holt-White , Xin Shao , Rebecca Montacute , Jake Anders , Carl Cullinane , James Yarde and Alice De Gennaro

Partner publication

09-03-23

Tutoring: The New Landscape

An updated picture of the current tutoring landscape, using data from the COSMO Study.

Published by The Sutton Trust

Briefing

23-11-22

Briefing No. 4 - Mental Health and Wellbeing

Almost half of young people (aged 16/17) are experiencing mental health problems, with differences by gender as well as pandemic experiences.

Authors: Erica Holt-White , Alice De Gennaro , Jake Anders , Carl Cullinane , Erin Early , Rebecca Montacute , Xin Shao and James Yarde

Briefing

13-10-22

Briefing No. 3 - Future Plans and Aspirations

Females, disadvantaged young people and state comprehensive pupils were more likely to change their education and career plans due to Covid-19.

Authors: James Yarde , Xin Shao , Jake Anders , Carl Cullinane , Alice De Gennaro , Erin Early , Erica Holt-White and Rebecca Montacute

Briefing

13-10-22

Briefing No. 2 - Education recovery and catch up

Many students missed a large amount of school time during the pandemic, even after schools had re-opened nationally.

Authors: Rebecca Montacute , Erica Holt-White , Jake Anders , Carl Cullinane , Alice De Gennaro , Erin Early , Xin Shao and James Yarde

Briefing

13-10-22

Briefing No. 1 - Lockdown Learning

Our study found substantial gaps between the state and private sector in intensity of remote learning during the first lockdown in 2020.

Authors: Carl Cullinane , Jake Anders , Alice De Gennaro , Erin Early , Erica Holt-White , Rebecca Montacute , Xin Shao and James Yarde