BCS70 training workshop: The age 42 survey
This event is designed for new and intending data users. It is jointly organised by the Centre for Longitudinal Studies (CLS) at the Institute of Education and the UK Data Service at the University of Essex.
The taught component of the workshop includes presentations on:
survey content including what’s new at 42
non-response and attrition in the sample
using the online data documentation
accessing the data.
The hands-on component provides participants with the opportunity to carry out SPSS or STATA analyses using sub-sets of BCS70 data, with support from members of the CLS cohort studies team.
Please note a working level knowledge of SPSS or STATA is required in order to get the most from the practical session.
Download the speakers' presentations
Introduction to BCS70 including what's new at 42 - Matt Brown, CLS
BCS70 sample, non-response and attrition - Tarek Mostafa, CLS
Accessing BCS70 data from the UK Data Service - Beate Lichtwardt, UK Data Service
Data management - Brian Dodgeon, CLS
Practical session - Peter Shepherd and Brian Dodegon, CLS