Penn, Roger and Berridge, Damon (2008) Modelling trajectories through the educational system in North West England. Educational Economics, 16 (4). pp. 411-431. ISSN 1469-5782Full text not available from this repository.
The main aim of this paper is to identify those school-level and locality-level factors that significantly affect each of the three stages in a young adult's educational trajectory in North West England: GCSE results, track taken at age 16 and 'A'-level scores. By applying three-level models to data collected as part of the EFFNATIS project, we find no evidence of any locality-level effects. Overall, none of the explanatory variables conventionally considered to affect educational attainment had a consistent effect across all three stages. Rather, each explanatory variable had a contingent effect at specific points within the overall trajectory of educational outcomes.
|Journal or Publication Title:||Educational Economics|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||GCSE scores ; track taken at age 16 ; 'A'-level scores ; multi-level models ; linear regression ; multinomial logit|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QA Mathematics|
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
|Departments:||Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences > Sociology|
Faculty of Science and Technology > Mathematics and Statistics
|Deposited By:||Mr Richard Ingham|
|Deposited On:||07 Jan 2011 16:48|
|Last Modified:||09 Oct 2013 15:18|
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