beta

You're viewing our new website - find out more

Publication - Research Publication

Young people's experience of education and training

Published: 28 Sep 2017
Part of:
Children and families, Education, Work and skills
ISBN:
9781788512411

Report on young people's experience of their learner journey from the age of 15-24 years.

76 page PDF

1.8MB

76 page PDF

1.8MB

Contents
Young people's experience of education and training
Annex D: Profile of workshop participants

76 page PDF

1.8MB

Annex D: Profile of workshop participants

Figure D-1: Home area

Local authority Number of workshop participants % of workshop participants
Aberdeenshire 4 3%
Angus 5 3%
Argyll & Bute 14 10%
Dundee City 4 3%
East Renfrewshire 2 1%
Edinburgh City of 4 3%
Eilean Siar 1 1%
Falkirk 42 29%
Fife 3 2%
Glasgow City 17 12%
Highland 2 1%
Inverclyde 1 1%
North Ayrshire 1 1%
North Lanarkshire 10 7%
Perth & Kinross 2 1%
Renfrewshire 3 2%
Scottish Borders 18 13%
South Ayrshire 2 1%
South Lanarkshire 2 1%
Stirling 2 1%
West Dunbartonshire 3 2%
West Lothian 1 1%

Source: Equality and Diversity Monitoring Forms
Base: 143

Figure D-2: Demographics

Number of workshop participants % of workshop participants
Age
15 years 11 8%
16 years 23 16%
17 years 28 19%
18 years 25 17%
19 years 17 12%
20 years 11 8%
21 years 9 6%
22 years 9 6%
23 years 4 3%
24 years 7 5%
Gender
Female 78 55%
Male 63 44%
Something else 1 1%
Ethnicity
White Scottish / White British 130 91%
Asian / Asian Scottish / Asian British 4 3%
White (other) 2 1%
Polish 1 1%
Gypsy / traveller 1 1%
Other / prefer not to say 5 3%
Disability*
Vision impairment 7 5%
Hearing impairment 3 2%
Mobility impairment 2 1%
Dexterity 2 1%
Learning or understanding or concentrating 13 9%
Mental health condition 16 11%
Stamina or breathing or fatigue 5 3%
Social or behavioral impairment 7 5%
None of the above 92 64%
Other / prefer not to say 6 4%
Care experience
Has a care-experienced background 6 4%
Does not have a care-experienced background 131 93%
Prefer not to say 4 3%
Deprivation**
SIMD Decile 1 10 7%
SIMD Decile 2 8 6%
SIMD Decile 3 7 5%
SIMD Decile 4 16 11%
SIMD Decile 5 14 10%
SIMD Decile 6 22 15%
SIMD Decile 7 21 15%
SIMD Decile 8 13 9%
SIMD Decile 9 22 15%
SIMD Decile 10 10 7%

Source: Equality and Diversity Monitoring Forms
Base: Variable depending on the question – some forms were partially completed
* Participants could identify as having more than one disability
** Based on the Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation – SIMD 1 is the most deprived, whilst SIMD 10 is the least deprived

Figure D-3: Education / employment status

Number of workshop participants % of workshop participants
School 28 20%
College 15 11%
University 10 7%
Apprenticeship / employment* 41 30%
Other types of training 20 15%
Not in employment, education or training 16 12%

Source: Equality and Diversity Monitoring Forms
Base: 130
* Some apprentices identified themselves as being in employment and so the two categories have been combined


Contact

Email: Lorraine Forrester, lorraine.forrester@gov.scot

Phone: 0300 244 4000 – Central Enquiry Unit

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road
Edinburgh
EH1 3DG