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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.

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76 page PDF

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Contents
Young people's experience of education and training
Annex E: Profile of Insights Lab Participants

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Annex E: Profile of Insights Lab Participants

Figure E-1: Home area of workshop participants

Local authority Number of Insights Lab participants % of Insights Lab participants
Aberdeen City 2 6%
Aberdeenshire 2 6%
Angus 1 3%
Argyll & Bute 2 6%
East Ayrshire 1 3%
East Dunbartonshire 2 6%
East Renfrewshire 3 9%
Eilean Siar 1 3%
Fife 1 3%
Glasgow City 5 15%
Highland 1 3%
North Ayrshire 3 9%
North Lanarkshire 2 6%
Perth & Kinross 1 3%
Scottish Borders 1 3%
South Ayrshire 1 3%
South Lanarkshire 1 3%
West Dunbartonshire 2 6%
West Lothian 1 3%

Source: Equality and Diversity Monitoring Forms
Base: 33

Figure E-2: Demographics

Number of Insights Lab participants % of Insights Lab participants
Age
15 years 0 0%
16 years 4 11%
17 years 8 22%
18 years 10 28%
19 years 2 6%
20 years 0 0%
21 years 3 8%
22 years 2 6%
23 years 4 11%
24 years 3 8%
Gender
Female 24 69%
Male 9 26%
Other 2 6%
Ethnicity
White Scottish / White British 32 89%
Chinese/ Chinese Scottish/Chinese British 2 6%
Arab/Arab Scottish/Arab British 1 3%
African/African Scottish/African British 1 3%
Disability
Identifies as having a disability 28 78%
Does not identify as having a disability 8 22%
Care experience
Has a care-experienced background 2 6%
Does not have a care-experienced background 33 94%
Deprivation*
SIMD Decile 1 4 14%
SIMD Decile 2 3 11%
SIMD Decile 3 1 4%
SIMD Decile 4 4 14%
SIMD Decile 5 1 4%
SIMD Decile 6 1 4%
SIMD Decile 7 2 7%
SIMD Decile 8 2 7%
SIMD Decile 9 2 7%
SIMD Decile 10 8 29%

Source: Equality and Diversity Monitoring Forms
Base: Variable depending on the question – some forms were partially complete
* Based on the Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation – SIMD 1 is the most deprived, whilst SIMD 10 is the least deprived

Figure E-3: Education / employment status

Number of Insights Lab participants % of Insights Lab participants
School 11 32%
University 10 29%
College 5 15%
Apprenticeship 3 9%
Employment 2 6%
Volunteering/Internship 1 3%
Not in employment, education or training 1 3%
Other 1 3%

Source: Equality and Diversity Monitoring Forms
Base: 34
* Some apprentices identified themselves as being in employment and so the two categories have been combined


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