Sub-brand to go here. Millennium Cohort Study. Heather Joshi Director Centre for Longitudinal Studies. CLS is an ESRC Resource Centre based at the Institute of Education. Aims of the presentation . Introduce the Millennium Cohort Study Overview of data currently available
To provide a multi-purpose long-term resource for the research and policy community:
Note: Productive families are those with some data from at least one survey instrument at each wave
So far, a total of 13802 (i.e.13234 + 568) have participated in all sweeps that they were eligible for. This is about 72% of the MCS cohort
At MCS3, 1444 unproductive families at MCS2 were recovered (3rd row)
A multi-purpose long-term resource for the research and policy community – more or less emphasis on biomarkers?
Charting the of the social, economic and health conditions facing the cohort and their consequences Which dimensions of ‘development’? Beyond uni-directional accumulation of cognitive attainment, academic attainments and avoidance of adult-reported behavioural difficulties, freedom from illness and disability – identity, risk-taking, relationships, time use, physical activity, brain development ? The emergence of capabilities?
Observation of intergenerational transmission of advantage and disadvantage and the processes involved Aspirations and expectations, agency of young person, role of school and peers.
Comparison with other British and international cohorts
Opportunities opening up, co-ordination through EUCCONET
Collecting ‘new’ information, eg father’s involvement,- friends, internet, media, qualitative sub-studies, genetics, neuro-science?
To investigate the wider social ecology of the family, including community and services, splicing in geo-coded data Schools, siblings
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