Resources

Education Service – Glasgow Council
This site provides information on education in Glasgow, mainly at school and pre-school level.

Scottish Census Results OnLine (SCROL)
The SCROL  website was created to disseminate data from the 2001 Census.  It has a range of tables at different geographical levels that describe the population, health, economic and other social factors.  Education topics covered include summaries of student numbers, the economic status of students and highest educational qualifications within the population.

Scottish Government - Education and Lifelong Learning Research
The Scottish Government website provides information on research into education and lifelong learning (including schools).  Elsewhere on their wiebiste there are useful pages covering statistics on school education, including school details, attendance and exclusions, pupil attainment and destinations of school leavers.

Scottish Household Survey
A Scottish Government survey, the aims of which include informing policy on transport and social justice. In terms of education, the survey includes questions on qualifications attained and participation in adult education and training.

Scottish Government Statistics
This Scottish Government website provides a range of small area statistics including information on health, education, poverty, unemployment, housing, population, crime and social / community issues at different geographical levels from data zone to local authority.

Open Glasgow
Set up as part of the Future City Demonstrator project, aims to provide accessible data to Glasgow’s citizens.   This site is developing but already contains maps of  cycle routes and cycle parking, CCTV camera locations and road accident locations.  The data section contains data that can be downloaded in a variety of formats (zip, excel,.csv, GIS, etc.) grouped under the following themes – active travel, demographics, economy, education, energy, environment, geography, health, living, tourism and transportation.

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    Thursday, 6 December 2012

    Going to Gothenburg: Reflections on a Study Visit

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    Thursday, 26 May 2011

    Your Better Life Index

    A new, interactive index allowing users to measure and compare their lives.
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    Monday, 1 March 2010

    Towards a Smarter Glasgow

    A report which covers various aspects of the skills and educational performance of Glasgow, drawing conclusions on Glasgow’s performance in relation to the strategic objective of creating a Smarter Scotland.
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    Sunday, 1 November 2009

    Miniature Glasgow - Video

    An extension of the GCPH's work profiling Glasgow's health, produced in collaboration with the International Future Forum.