Whether moving away is a good idea depends as much on a young person’s aspirations as it does on their resources. Staying put – or moving back – does not necessarily mean personal failure.
Opportunities for social mobility, rather than simply economic incentives, have generated emigration from China to countries like Ghana.
Children of parents with degrees are 60% more likely than ‘first in family’ students to want to go to university. The aspiration gap exists throughout school, but equity policies neglect its impacts.
Understanding rural household aspirations and taking them seriously in development planning could offer great potential in shaping the future of rural spaces.
Mexican advertising often portrays that to be white is to be rich, while to be dark is to be poor.
Educational inequality in the UK takes root before children even begin primary school.
Two researchers set out to find out why some people might be better at achieving goals than others. The answer, they found, could lie in implicit beliefs.