Data Insight: Effectiveness of careers guidance in supporting participation in Post Compulsory Education and Training (PCET)
This Data Insight explores the influence careers guidance can have on transitions to Post Compulsory Education and Training (PCET) in Wales. The analysis examines rates of transition to PCET in Wales, whether the receipt of careers guidance during key stage 4 supports transition to PCET and, if so, whether it benefits some groups of pupils more than others.
Data Insight: How is careers guidance for school pupils prioritised?
This Data Insight explores how information is used to inform decisions regarding the provision of careers guidance interviews among key stage 4 (KS4) pupils in Wales. It explores the relative importance of background characteristics contained within administrative education records compared to information supplied by pupils via the Careers Wales diagnostic tool.
Data Insights: Staff-pupil Covid-19 infection pathways in schools in Wales (March 2021)
ADR Wales researchers share the findings of research exploring the likelihood of pupils and staff testing positive for Covid-19 when there has been a positive case among staff, pupils and their households.
Data Insights: Severe and multiple disadvantage (March 2021)
This Data Insight from ADR Wales explores the scale and overlap of substance misuse and housing issues in the City and County of Swansea.
Data Insights: Risk factors for not being ready to start school (February 2021)
In this Data Insight researchers at Swansea University Medical School investigate the risk factors for children’s low school readiness (e.g. low vocabulary and communication, low on ability to socialise).
Data Insights: Using case level data to measure the dynamics of housing support (February 2021)
This Data Insight from ADR Wales draws on data from the City and County of Swansea housing team to explore the number of households actively receiving housing support during a financial year.
Data Insights: Using data linkage to improve estimates of homelessness (February 2021)
This Data Insight from ADR Wales outlines exploratory analysis using data linkage between local authority data and health data in order to improve estimates of the scale of homelessness at the local authority level.
Data Insights: Patterns of school non-attendance over the educational lifecourse (December 2020)
This Data Insight from ADR Wales uses data linkage to explore absenteeism over an 11-year period for a single birth cohort in Wales.
Data Insights: Addressing inequality? The provision of careers guidance in Welsh schools (September 2020)
This research uses linked data to learn more about careers guidance received by children in Welsh schools. It examines how this is influenced by pupils’ demographic and academic characteristics.