The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Social Mobility published their report ‘The class ceiling: Increasing access to the leading professions’ in January 2017. This report summarised the APPG’s inquiry on access into leading professions and made recommendations.
Fawcett Society produced a report, ‘Sounds Familiar?’ on the particular challenges faced by young women in society in January 2017. The report noted that younger women felt more empowered to stand up for their rights and were more likely to be university educated than in previous generations.
The Social Mobility Commission published a report on ethnicity, gender and social mobility in December 2016. The report provided an analysis of the effect gender, ethnicity and socio-economic status have on life chances in the education system and labour market.
The Young Women’s Trust published a report, ‘Young, Female and Forgotten?’, in late 2016.
In October 2016 a Universities UK taskforce published its report, ‘Changing the culture’, examining violence against women, harassment and hate crime affecting university students.
The Social Mobility Advisory Group of Universities UK published its final report, ‘Working in partnership: Enabling social mobility in higher education’, in October 2016.
In September 2016 Race on the Agenda published a report ’Equality and Inclusion in the Academies Programme’ which includes a literature review and analysis of written submissions to the Education Committee Inquiry on Multi-Academy Trusts.
UCAS published reports on universities’ admissions data by sex, area background and ethnic group in June 2016. These data cover applications, offers, and placed applicants by sex, area background, and ethnic group at 132 larger universities.
The University Alliance published a report on the role of universities in reducing inequality in June 2016. It argues that the government’s ambitions for higher education will only be met if university leaders make tackling inequality a core part of their mission.
Published in December 2015, this report looks at the social background of the people who run Scotland.