Educational Sociology

The sociology of education is the study of how public institutions and individual experiences affect education and its outcomes. It is mostly concerned with the public schooling systems of modern industrial societies, including the expansion of higher, further, adult, and continuing education.Education is seen as a fundamentally optimistic human endeavour characterised by aspirations for progress and betterment. It is understood by many to be a means of overcoming handicaps, achieving greater equality, and acquiring wealth and social status. Education is perceived as a place where children can develop according to their unique needs and potential. Not only can children develop, …

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WZB: Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung · 18 March 2024 English

since 2023 Member, International Advisory Council of the Bocconi University Milan since 2023 Member, KliGeS Advisory Board of the Berlin Institute for Health and Social Sciences since 2023 Member, Founding …

Science Center since 2007 Professor of Educational Sociology and Labor Market Research at the Humboldt Berlin 2007 Appointed Professor (W3) of Educational Sociology and Labour Market Research at Humboldt University


IRLE: Institute for Research on Labor and Employment · 22 January 2024 English

We find that 85% of the students in the top 10% of the economic background distribution enroll in college at some point in their life, compared to only 43% for …

social mobil- ity?, Vol. 35, Centre for Educational Sociology, 2005. Kearney, Melissa S and Phillip B



RISE: Research on Improving Systems of Education · 22 March 2023 English

JICA in the last decade or two does seem to be using a process of learning from iteration and adaptation, in the field and based on close observation of schools, …

Enquiry, 28 June, 2011. Edinburgh: Centre for Educational Sociology. Raffe, D. & Spours, K. (eds) (2007). Policy‐making


IAFOR: International Academic Forum · 9 January 2023 English

Reproduction——From the Perspective of Educational Sociology (Ph.D. Dissertation). Southwest University


UNESCO: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation · 2023 English

strong pedagogical component, a strong educational sociology component, a strong territorial knowledge


KRTK: Centre for Economic and Regional Studies · 24 November 2022 English

Institute of Economics Researcher Project title Project duration Type Adamecz-Völgyi Anna Human and social capital formation: transition to adulthood, intergenerational mobility and fertility 2021-2025 FK Bakucs Lajos Zoltán Impacts of …

The use of randomized control trials in educational sociology 2020-2024 K Kertesi Gábor Child health,




ESRI: Economic and Social Research Institute · 28 April 2022 English

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to improve education systems, Centre for Educational Sociology, Edinburgh. Schneider, S. (2008). The application


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