Family background and educational attainment: An investigation into the mediating role of school absenteeism



Duration: 1 September 2018 – 31 March 2022
Funding: Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)

This project has received funding from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) under the Secondary Data Analysis Initiative (SDAI), grant reference ES/R004943/1

Our ESRC-funded project aims to investigate the extent to which differences in school attendance accounts for socioeconomic inequalities in educational attainment and post-school destinations among pupils in Scotland.

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Markus Klein (PI) and Edward Sosu (Co-I)