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.
Data Insights: Early & Multiple GCSE Entry: Grade Improvement (April 2021)
This research details grade attainment and change for early and multiple entry to GCSE
Data Insights: Early & Multiple GCSE Entry: Patterns over time (April 2021)
This research examines patterns of early entry for various subjects over time, detailing high levels of multiple entry for mathematics subjects.
Data Insights: The influence of a pupil’s socio-demographic profile and school factors on GCSE attainment outcomes (February 2021)
This study examines socio-demographic and school level predictors of GCSE attainment using data that links the Northern Ireland Census (2011), School Leavers Survey and School Census for the first time.
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: Selective schools: Do they improve health? (January 2021)
This study from ADR Scotland looks at long term effects of education, specifically stratifying students based on their academic ability through selective schooling.