Education and social mobility | admin

The role of education in promoting social mobility is a matter of intense contemporary sociological and political debate. In modern societies, education – specifically the acquisition of higher educational qualifications – has become an increasingly important factor in determining which jobs people enter and their social class position. Government policy and educational institutions’ admission and certification practices can have a significant impact on social inequalities.

So what do we know, and what can the government learn, about what policies and practices can make a difference? First,…

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