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Determinants of aspirations

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Centre for Research on the Wider Benefits of Learning, Institute of Education, University of London
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DETERMINANTS OF ASPIRATIONS WBL is a research centre at the Institute of Education Centre for Research on the the Wider Benefits of Learning Research Report Determinants of aspirations Leslie Morrison Gutman, Rodie Akerman 27 DETERMINANTS OF ASPIRATIONS Leslie Morrison Gutman Rodie Akerman June 2008 Published by: Centre for Research on the Wider Benefits of Learning Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AL www.learningbenefits.net © MMVIII (Leslie Morrison Gutman and Rodie Akerman) ISBN: 978-0-9552810-7-5 Individual copy price: £10.00 The Centre for Research on the Wider Benefits of Learning (WBL) investigates the benefits that learning brings to the individual and to society as a whole. WBL’s main objectives are to clarify, model and quantify the outcomes of all forms of intentional learning so as to inform the funding, implementation and practice of educational provision through the life course. The views expressed in this work are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF). All errors and omissions are those of the authors. The Wider Benefits of Learning Research Report Series The reports in this series are published by the Centre for Research on the Wider Benefits of Learning, Institute of Education, London. Reports published to date are listed below and are available online at www.learningbenefits.net 2002 1. The wider benefits of further education: practitioner views 2. Parental perspectives of family learning 3. Learning, continuity and change in adult life 4. Learning, family formation and dissolution 5. Quantitative estimates of the social benefits of learning, 1: crime 6. Quantitative estimates of the social benefits of learning, 2: health (depression and obesity) 2003 7. Education, equity and social cohesion: a distributional model 8

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