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Durham University

School of Education

Research Projects

Santander Mobility Grant

A research project of the School of Education.

Background

The main focus is to produce reliable comparable data from major cities in Brazil and England to analyse patterns of between-schools segregation.

Methods

Previous studies in Brazil have assessed segregation using only data from public schools – around 75% of all pupils enrolled. The project aims to include data from private schools. In Brazil, the elite and upper middle class rarely attend public schools, therefore, the main segregation line stands between public and private systems.There are two main research questions: 1) what are the causes of school segregation; 2) what is the potential impact of segregation on educational attainment.

Findings

A joint paper, comparing school segregation in England and Brazil will be submitted to an international journal.

Staff

From the School of Education