News and Events
20 Nov 2015
New research by Young Lives shows that corporal punishment is still common in countries where it is outlawed, and have shown a link between schoolchildren experiencing corporal punishment and later test scores.
17 Oct 2015
Elisabetta Aurino and Meena Fernandes will be presenting their work on adolescent patterns of food demand and gender bias in dietary diversity at a symposium on Global Food Security: Adaptation, Resilience and Risk, on 10 November.
28 Oct 2015
Do private schools in India really produce more learning, or do they deepen social and economic divides without adding much in terms of actual skills and education?
19 Oct 2015
Today marks the launch of the Global Coalition of Partners to End Child Poverty.
07 Oct 2015
We have just sent out the latest issue of our e-newsletter (no.18, Oct 2015) which this month features new research on education as well as education-focussed blogs and events.
02 Oct 2015
This is the first in a series of blogs about Young Lives' data management
25 Sep 2015
The UN Summit to launch the SDGs, or Global Goals, starts today.
18 Sep 2015
A new Young Lives blog by Professor Martin Woodhead
15 Sep 2015
The 13th UKFIET International Conference on Education and Development starts today at the University of Oxford.
14 Sep 2015
The Open Society Foundations’ Privatisation in Education Research Initiative (PERI) has commissioned a number of research papers on the topic, using school survey data from Young Lives.
05 Aug 2015
This blog post by Jo Boyden is part of a series from Post-2015.org which aims to explore how the Sustainable Development Goals can be implemented to include all social and economic groups.
Symposium: Well-being and the Life Course: Intercultural and Intergenerational Perspectives, 24-25 Sept 2015
14 Sep 2015
This two-day event seeks to foster intercultural perspectives on wellbeing and the life course by bringing together researchers working in a variety of contexts from multidisciplinary backgrounds in the global north and south.
17 Jul 2015
25 Jun 2015
Today, the Ethiopian government hosts it's first National Girl’s Summit. This follows a similar summit in London last year, where the country committed to ending female genital mutilation and child, early and forced marriage by 2025. This blog by Alula Pankhurst describes what needs to be done to make these political committments a reality.
12 Jun 2015
Renu Singh argues we need to find better ways to support children whose daily reality is not choosing between work and school, but struggling to combine both work and school.