Publications & reports
Data Insight: Effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on the mental health of children that are clinically extremely vulnerable or living with clinically extremely vulnerable people in Wales
This Data Insight examines the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the mental health of clinically extremely vulnerable children and children living with clinically extremely vulnerable people in Wales, using data linkage methods.
Data Insight: European Union Settled Status (EUSS) Data Linkage Project (Wales): Preliminary findings for education
This Data Insight provides a preliminary analysis on education data relating to children born in the EU living in Wales and children born in Wales living in Wales, which details their attendance and attainment at school.
Data Insight: Exploring the complex relationship between legislation, policies and research: Built Environments And Child Health in WalEs and AuStralia (BEACHES)
This Data Insight focuses on the work being carried out by the Built Environments And Child Health in WalEs and AuStralia (BEACHES) team in Swansea University. It provides a summary of key Welsh legislation and policy areas on the built environment and child health. We describe the data used in the BEACHES project and present the statistical analysis to be conducted, as well as the dissemination process and engagement with stakeholders throughout the project.
Data Insight: Exploring transitions to post-compulsory education in Wales
This Data Insight explores transitions from school to Post-Compulsory Education and Training (PCET) in Wales.
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.
Engagement with the Hwb virtual learning environment during Covid-19 school closures
This Data Insight outlines preliminary findings on engagement with the Hwb virtual learning environment by pupils in primary, secondary and special school sectors during the academic year 2019/2020.
Data Insights: Geographical profiling verses individual risk profiling in reducing rates of low birth weight and improving school readiness (December 2021)
This Data Insight explores the Flying Start programme as a geographical profiling tool to anonymously identify vulnerable families. It also explores data driven models as an alternative method of identifying individuals at risk of experiencing adverse events.
Data Insights: Living in a safe, connected area improves life chances for children in poverty in Wales (November 2021)
This Data Insight examines the factors in the local area that can help a child overcome the negative impacts of poverty by looking at which different socio-economic determinants of a local area are associated with resilience in children.
Data Insights: Understanding the origins of labor market disadvantage in Wales (November 2021)
In a new Data Insight report, researchers from ADR Wales have investigated how the data collected from pupils about their career plans, when combined with administrative data, can provide insight into their different circumstances and capabilities.