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LIfBi lectures: Paul Leseman presents analyses from ISOTIS project


Prof. Dr. Paul Leseman, Utrecht University, presents results from the ISOTIS research project in his talk entitled "Educational Inequality and Social Exclusion in Europe: Macro- and Microlevel Mechanisms" on July 9. The lecture is part of the LIfBi lectures series.

Prof. Dr. Paul Leseman (third from left) talking to Prof. Dr. Hans-Günther Roßbach, former LIfBi Director, Dr. Jutta von Maurice (second from left), Executive Director of Research, and Dr. Ilka Wolter, Head of Department 1  

The project carries out secondary analyses using data from large representative cohort studies from Germany (NEPS), the Netherlands (pre-COOL), Norway (BONDS, MoBa) and the United Kingdom (BCS1970, MCS). Depending on socioeconomic and ethnic-cultural backgrounds, the data show early inequalities in language, cognitive, and emotional regulation long before children go to kindergarten and elementary school. In addition, analyses of moderating effects of kindergarten quality, family living conditions, and differences between countries and their attitudes and policies on cultural and linguistic diversity are presented.  

ISOTIS is a project of the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (Horizon 2020). For its implementation, 17 partners from 11 countries are working together.

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