What is Next Steps?

Next Steps is one of the biggest and most important studies of the generation born in 1989-90 anywhere in the world. It began following 16,000 young people who were in Year 9 in 2004 at state or independent secondary schools across England.

Age 25 survey

The Age 25 Survey took place in 2015 and 2016, with a total of 7,707 of you taking part. It has helped to give us a valuable insight into the lives of young adults today.

WHAT HAVE WE LEARNED ABOUT EDUCATION?

Next Steps is helping shed light on the factors that influence young people’s performance at school.