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 Migration Observatory at the University of Oxford published a briefing on educational outcomes among children with English as an additional language in July 2016.
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.
In April 2016 the Women and Equalities Select Committee launched the first parliamentary inquiry into the scale and impact of sexual harassment and sexual violence in schools. The Committee now invites stakeholders to assess the strength of evidence submitted by the Government to the Committee’s inquiry. The deadline for comments was midday on 5 July.
The House of Commons Library published a briefing on 26 August 2016 on the possible impact of Brexit across policy areas. The areas covered include employment, immigration, police and justice, human rights, and social security.
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.
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