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.
ADR Wales Strategy 2022-2026
This strategy sets out the mission, strategic goals and objectives of ADR Wales, part of the ADR UK partnership.
The Welsh Results Reports Service (WRRS) Data
This Data Explained is intended as a starting point for researchers who are looking to use the WRRS data as part of an approved data linkage research project and is correct at the point of publication.
Data Insights: European Union migrants living in Wales (January 2022)
This Data Insight from ADR Wales examines the differences between the number of European Union (EU) migrants living in Wales, and other countries of the UK, using different data sources. It particularly focuses on applications to the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS), which has been a requirement for EU nationals living in the UK following the UK’s decision to leave the EU. In addition to considering the number of EU migrants from the different data sources, it also compares information on the origin countries of EU migrants to the UK.
Data Insights: Informing better use of Welsh hospital admissions data in the SAIL Databank (January 2022)
This Data Insight from ADR Wales reviewed the clinical coding completeness and lag in the Patient Episode Database for Wales (PEDW). Findings indicate there is a significant lag in clinical coding which people using PEDW should be aware should be aware of. This is important because it indicates that partial episode information is initially entered into PEDW and the records are subsequently updated with clinical coding information. Therefore caution must be exercised when using recent extracts of the dataset for analysis.
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.
ADR UK response to NDS Data: a new direction consultation
The ADR UK partnership has responded to the NDS ‘Data: a new direction’ consultation. We discussed the importance of public engagement, of discussing the public good arising from data linkage, and the importance of functional anonymization.
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.