Selected relevant publications by CAYT researchers are listed below.
Publications listed as 'CAYT reports' have been commissioned by the Department for Education as part of CAYT's remit to inform policy.
repository publications can be found here
Influences on post-16 participation: the view of 16 to 18 year olds studying part-time in further education (FE) colleges or not in education, employment or training (NEET)
Meg Callanan and Gareth Morrell
This report explores the factors influencing post-16 decision making for young people who choose to study part-time, and those who are not in education, training or employment.
Assessing the economic benefits of education: reconciling microeconomic and macroeconomic approaches
This report discusses the strengths and limitations of several approaches to assessing the effect of education on productivity.
Reading and maths skills at age 10 and earnings in later life: a brief analysis using the British Cohort Study
This note looks at the relationship between reading skills and maths at age 10 with earnings in later life.
Ruth Maisey, Ivonne Wollny and Natasha Reilly
This research report presents the findings from an evaluation of Key Stage 2 writing moderation.
Despite increasing numbers of young people taking a gap year, there is little evidence on the characteristics of gap year takers, their motivations for taking a gap year,what they do whilst they are out of education and what effect this decision has on their longer-term outcomes. This report aims to fill these gaps, by providing quantitative evidence from two datasets on gap year takers in the UK.
Intergenerational transmission of worklessness: Evidence from the Millennium Cohort and the Longitudinal Study of Young People In England
This research report presents the findings from a study that investigated the extent of parental worklessness in families with young and teenage children, and determined how parental worklessness impacts on children’s cognitive ability, education attainment, behaviours, attitude to school, academic aspirations and experience of the transition from school to work.
Raising the participation age: a survey of local authorities' preparations for full participation in 2013/2015
This report presents the findings of a survey of local authorities, examining preparations for Raising the Participation Age, conducted by NatCen Social Research on behalf of the Department for Education.