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Sep
2018

Debunking the myth of a North/South divide in GCSE performance

A recent article in the Guardian newspaper reports new research highlighting that disadvantage is the main factor affecting student outcomes. Not only does this concur with our results from a recent blog, but it highlights how important both the type of analysis conducted and the clarity of reporting is to enable others to evaluate the often conflicting findings based on data.

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Apr
2018

Why Use a Complex Sample for Your Survey?

Most statistical analyses assume that the data collected are from a simple random sample of the population of interest. However, it’s not always possible or practical to take a SRS, and complex samples can be used to create more efficient or cheaper sampling designs.

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