Infants born into care in Scotland
This is an update of a previous ADR Scotland report that compared rates of children under one year of age becoming looked after by Local Authorities in Scotland and in England. The focus of this report is on children starting care under one year (infants), who make up a large proportion of children in care. As well as updating trends, we have used the longitudinal data to map the pathways of individual children who started care as infants and characterise different types of care history.
The impact of Covid-19 on children's care processes in Scotland
This report hopes to contribute to an improved understanding of the pandemic and its ongoing impact on children’s social care. Through thorough examination of the data about children who were ‘looked after’ throughout the pandemic, it provides more nuanced evidence on the impacts of this turbulent time.
Data Insights: Youth movements, social mobility and health inequalities - update
The formal schools-based education system is a major state intervention aimed at producing a fair distribution of socioeconomic position in later life. However, there is growing evidence that other skills gained outwith formal education may be as important. Our study looked at youth movement attendance and long-term effects on social mobility and self-reported general health in mid-life.
Children and Young People and their Data: pilot project report
This pilot project, delivered by Children in Scotland, aims to help the Scottish Centre for Administrative Data Research to explore and understand young people's views about their data to inform their future work.
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.