Posted on Tuesday 19th Nov 2019
Having a desk to work at, good grades and high expectations from parents, as well as being happy at school, are key factors in encouraging children to go on to university, a study suggests.
Researchers in Croatia found these influences were more important than class size, school, average grades at the school or the wealth of an area.
And they say this suggests schemes to raise aspirations should be targeted at an individual rather than school level.
The study covered over 1,000 pupils.
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