EVENT - Introduction to Looked After Children Longitudinal Dataset

Date & time

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 13:00 to 14:00


Recording of the webinar can be viewed here


This ADR Scotland webinar welcomes current and prospective users to this Scottish dataset, including academic researchers and analysts with an interest in care experienced children, child protection and social work.

Looked After Children Longitudinal Dataset

This webinar will introduce attendees to the Looked After Children Longitudinal Dataset covering the period from August 2008 to July 2019 in Scotland. This session will focus on this specific dataset and will:

  • provide an outline of what’s in the dataset
  • background perspective on how the data has been enhanced
  • showcase ideas and examples for research use and linkage

By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to better understand the dataset, its quality and coverage and know how to apply to use the data.

Webinar Programme

The format of the session will be a series of lightning talks followed by a Q&A and discussion about the data:

  • 13:00 - 13:05 - Welcome (Professor Chris Dibben, University of Edinburgh)
  • 13:05 - 13:10 - Introduction to ADR Scotland (Celia Macintyre, Scottish Government)
  • 13:10 - 13:25 - Background on data, quality and metadata (Celia Macintyre, Scottish Government)
  • 13:25 - 13:45 - Outline of potential use cases, existing and planned research (Professor Gillian Raab and Janice McGhee, University of Edinburgh and Dr Robert Porter, CELCIS, University of Strathclyde)
  • 13:45 - 13:50 - Accessing the Data (Thomas Alexis, Scottish Government)
  • 13:50 - 14:00 - Q&A
Book your place

Please register here for the webinar on 29 September 2021 - https://buytickets.at/scottishgovernment2/547005

Full details and instructions for joining will be circulated post-registration.

This article was published on 12 Jul 2021

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