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The Population of the UK, Chapter 3
The Population of the UK, Chapter 3
The Population of the UK, Chapter 3
The Population of the UK, Chapter 3
The Population of the UK, Chapter 3
The Population of the UK, Chapter 3
The Population of the UK, Chapter 3
The Population of the UK, Chapter 3
The Population of the UK, Chapter 3
The Population of the UK, Chapter 3
The Population of the UK, Chapter 3
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The Population of the UK, Chapter 3

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Accompanying slides for the book "The Population of the UK" by Danny Dorling, Cartography by Benjamin Hennig, published by Sage (2012) …

Accompanying slides for the book "The Population of the UK" by Danny Dorling, Cartography by Benjamin Hennig, published by Sage (2012)
http://www.uk.sagepub.com/books/Book238949

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  1. http://www.dannydorling.org/books/ukpopulation THE POPULATION The Population of the UK – © 2012 Sasi Research Group, University of Sheffield OF THE UK A different view of life in the United Kingdom by Danny Dorling and Benjamin D. Hennig Chapter 3 EDUCATION …THE SORTING OUT OF CHILDREN
  2. Children doing well at age 11 Ratio of numbers achieving a score greater than four to those achieving less than four in 1998 The Population of the UK – © 2012 Sasi Research Group, University of Sheffield Data source: Key Stage 2 results from neighbourhood statistics websiteEducation…the sorting out of children Figure 3.1
  3. Children achieving no qualifications by age 15/16, 1993-1999 The proportions of children receiving no GCSE results are The Population of the UK – © 2012 Sasi Research Group, University of Sheffield shown Data source: Analysis of national school league tables for Britain 1993-99Education…the sorting out of children Figure 3.2
  4. Children achieving few qualifications by age 15/16, 1993-1999 The proportions of children receiving less than five GCSEs at The Population of the UK – © 2012 Sasi Research Group, University of Sheffield level A-G are shown Data source: Analysis of national school league tables for Britain 1993-99Education…the sorting out of children Figure 3.3
  5. Children achieving low qualifications by age 15/16, 1993-1999 The proportions of all children receiving fewer than five A-C The Population of the UK – © 2012 Sasi Research Group, University of Sheffield GCSE results are shown Data source: Analysis of national school league tables for Britain 1993-99Education…the sorting out of children Figure 3.4
  6. The Population of the UK – © 2012 Sasi Research Group, University of SheffieldChildren aged 15/16 1993-99 by school type & GCSEs Charts are drawn in proportion to total numbers of children attending each type of school and shaded by the shares awarded particular grades - Data source: Analysis of national school leagueEducation…the sorting out of children tables for Britain 1993-00 Figure 3.5
  7. Children attending private schools at age 15, 1993-1999 Data source: Analysis of national school league tables for Britain 1993-99 The Population of the UK – © 2012 Sasi Research Group, University of SheffieldEducation…the sorting out of children Figure 3.6
  8. Annual decline in children given low qualifications, 1993-1999 Average fall in the numbers receiving lower than five A-C The Population of the UK – © 2012 Sasi Research Group, University of Sheffield GCSE grades at age 15/16 as a proportion of those numbers Data source: Analysis of national school league tables for Britain, 1993-99Education…the sorting out of children Figure 3.7
  9. Students aged 16+ in education Absolute counts in 2001 by European Constituency area Data source: Analysis of the 2001 Census Key Statistics by local authority The Population of the UK – © 2012 Sasi Research Group, University of SheffieldEducation…the sorting out of children Figure 3.8
  10. University graduates aged 21+ Absolute counts in 2001 by European Constituency area Data source: Analysis of the 2001 Census Key Statistics by local authority The Population of the UK – © 2012 Sasi Research Group, University of SheffieldEducation…the sorting out of children Figure 3.9
  11. Change in area share of graduates aged 21+, 1971-2001 Figures show the 2001 share of the total graduate proportion The Population of the UK – © 2012 Sasi Research Group, University of Sheffield less the 1971 share Data source: Analysis of the 2001 Census Key Statistics by local authority and the 1971 CensusEducation…the sorting out of children Figure 3.10
  12. Key Point Summary • Most children in Britain either fail at school or are labelled second class at university The Population of the UK – © 2012 Sasi Research Group, University of Sheffield • The type of school a child in Britain attends has a huge influence on his or her exam results • Getting high exam results is more about social sorting than about being cleverEducation…the sorting out of children

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