Welcome to the Ecosystem Map

This map shows the factors in the environment that affect social mobility from birth to age 18.
The map aims to answer the question: How can we maximize social mobility through environmental factors?
The map covers 28 interrelated factors that are arranged around the ecosystem circle, with lines and arrows that represent the connections between them.

 

Ecosystem:

For Children Aged 0-18

This map shows the factors in the environment that affect social mobility from birth to age 18.

The map aims to answer the question: How can we maximize social mobility through environmental factors?

The map covers 28 interrelated factors that are arranged around the ecosystem circle, with lines and arrows that represent the connections between them.

Clicking on each factor will open an explanation including: definition, how the factor is measured, its connection to social mobility, and which other factors it influences.

Methodology

Aces

    The eight factors with the greatest range of impact relative to the other factors in the ecosystem.
  • Infrastructure & pollution
  • Collective capability
  • Residential stability
  • Economic segregation
  • Public order & sense of security
  • Trust, connectivity & sense of belonging
  • Well-being (Parental)
  • Social Capital

Most Affected

    The eight most affected factors (directly and indirectly) in the ecosystem.
  • School & class climate
  • Positive peer group
  • Safe & appropriate physical environment
  • Parental involvement
  • Warmth & emotional support
  • Parental neglect
  • Parental health & lifestyle
  • Quality interactions

Unaffected

    Factors that are not affected by any other factor in the ecosystem.
  • Teachers’ characteristics
  • Infrastructure & pollution
  • Community services
  • Multiple role models
  • Residential stability
  • Public services
  • Norms & expectations
  • Economic segregation
  • Material resources
  • Time & Availability
The full map display is available in the desktop version
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