Management and funding

Who runs the study?

Child of the New Century is run by an organisation called the Centre for Longitudinal Studies (CLS), which is part of a university called the Institute of Education in London.

CLS manages four studies in total:

  • 1958 National Child Development Study (people born in 1958)
  • 1970 British Cohort Study (people born in 1970)
  • Next Steps (people born in 1989-90)
  • Child of the New Century (that’s you!)

You can find out more about CLS at www.cls.ioe.ac.uk.

Who funds the study?

An organisation called the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) funds the study, along with contributions from several government departments.

You can find out more about the ESRC at www.esrc.ac.uk.