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Making the Most of Longitudinal Data Chair: Deborah Wilson (DCSF) Speakers: Clare Baker, Helen Wood, Michael Greer (DCSF) Rémi Dewitte (Gide) Presentation at DCSF Conference: The Use of Evidence in Policy Development and Delivery, 9 February 2010
Unique and invaluable dataset for policy making- used both proactively and reactively
Initially funded by HM Treasury, intended as a cross-government project – currently managed by DCSF
Research aims –
factors affecting educational progress
transitions following compulsory education,
effects of background and behaviours,
attitudes and experiences
moves us towards causality
Broad content- including data linking
Our unique selling point!
Who takes part in LSYPE? Wave 1 (13/14) 2004 Young people and both parents ≈ 15,500 responding households (74%) Wave 2 (14/15) 2005 Young people and both parents ≈ 13,500 responding households (86%) Wave 3 (15/16) 2006 Young people and both parents ≈ 12,500 responding households (92%) Wave 4 (16/17) 2007 Young people and one parent ≈ 11,500 responding households (92%) Wave 5 (17/18) 2008 Young people only ≈ 10,500 responding young people (89%) Wave 6 (18/19) 2009 Young people only ≈ 9,793 responding young people (87%)
Survey Content Non policy-specific questions facilitate the long-term, strategic nature of the study but presents challenges with policy engagement “ Main” Parent “ Second” Parent Young Person
Educational experiences/attainment- including bullying and truancy
Out of school activities- both positive & risky
Health, disability & SEN
Relationship with parents
Attitudes & experiences re: local community
Relationships, sexuality etc.
Aspirations for the young person
Attitudes to schooling and education
Contact with services
The LSYPE Cycle 2009 2010 J F M A M J J A S O N D J F M A M J W8 handover to OGD’s/ESRC W7 starts: consultation/Contract. W7 questionnaire design, piloting and programming. W7 fieldwork W6 Questionnaire finalised, piloting and programming. W6 Fieldwork. W6 data processing, checking and in-house creation of DVs. W6 production and publication of Statistical Bulletin (publication June 2010). W5 data checking and DVs. W5 Production and publication of Statistical Bulletin (publication June 2009). W5 Data Enhancement, publicity and analysis for policy.
RPA/NEETs: Well qualified NEETs Barriers to re-engagement EMA eligibility/take-up Jobs without training Positive activities Behavioural problems: Contact with Educational Welfare, Social Services and the Police Teenage Pregnancy Strategy Refreshment: Characteristics of 17 year-old parents
LSYPE research framework agreement and research programme:
- Fast and responsive tender process for research
- Framework contractors build expertise with LSYPE
Published Disengagement from Education among 14-16 year olds Risky Behaviours & social Activities Drivers and Barriers to Educational Success Examination Performance of Ethnic Minority pupils In the pipeline….. Bullying Community Cohesion Alcohol Use IAG Youth crime and anti-social behaviour
Young People from Pakistani ethnic origin are more positive than their peers about the fairness of society
“ Britain today is a place where people are usually treated fairly no matter what background they come from ”
Raising the Participation Age will have an impact on the volumes eligible for EMA These young people will need to find appropriate training
Do young people who miss out on level 2 find it significantly more difficult to find a job or training place?