BCS70 training workshop: The age 42 survey

28th April 2014 9:30 to 16:30

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.

Programme description

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