Education

Quality of Life in Warwickshire – Key Messages 2015/16

Posted on 24th August 2016 by

The Quality of Life Key Messages report is now available. The report, produced by the Warwickshire Observatory’s Research Team in the Performance Business Unit, provides a snapshot of how quality of life in Warwickshire compares with elsewhere and shows the trends over time in factors which contribute to the quality of life for Warwickshire residents. […]

Understanding Warwickshire’s Population – now and into the future

Posted on 31st July 2015 by

Warwickshire Health & Wellbeing Board members are attending a number of thematic workshops on key areas of focus for the Board over the coming months. The first of these was on 23rdJuly and considered the changing profile of Warwickshire’s population. It also explored how the Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) informs and supports Board members in […]

Young people and qualifications

Posted on 18th December 2014 by

Acquiring some form of qualification, from GCSE to degree level, is seen as an important route to achieving better outcomes in life both economically and socially. Qualifications data from the 2011 Census makes it possible to identify areas in the county where there are higher proportions of people without formal qualifications. In Warwickshire, some 13% […]

Employer skills survey 2013

Posted on 30th September 2014 by

In 2013 the UK Commission’s Employer Skills Survey was undertaken for the second time, the first being in 2011.  The surveys were carried out throughout the UK which enables analysis to be undertaken for the UK as a whole and between the four nations.  In addition data is available for local authority areas.   A large number […]

Warwickshire Observatory Summer Newsletter!

Posted on 5th September 2014 by

We have just published our latest newsletter which provides an overview of some of the projects we are working on and links to further details where they are available.   As always, we welcome feedback so please let us know what you think.  If you would like more regular updates just enter your email address […]

Achieving Social Inclusion Across Warwick District

Posted on 29th April 2014 by

Earlier this year,  a steering group convened by Warwick District Council commissioned the Observatory to produce an index to assess the scale and distribution of social exclusion in Warwick District. This evidence base will support the District and other partner agencies in reviewing their approach to improving social inclusion. With the need to understand the geographical […]

Census Profiler Update – Safer Neighbourhood Areas Added

Posted on 6th March 2014 by

Due to a number of requests from users, we have made some more adjustments to our excel-based 2011 Census small area profiling tool and added in the geography of Safer Neighbourhood Areas (as well as Children’s Centre areas a few months ago).  This tool allows you to generate your own 2011 Census profiles bringing together themes […]

Substance Misuse among Young People in Warwickshire

Posted on 24th January 2014 by

A report published by Public Health England was written, focusing on substance misuse among young people in England for 2012/13.  Following a similar structure, a Warwickshire based report has been produced highlighting the key messages around young people who accessed specialist treatment as a result of substance misuse in 2012/13. Analysis was carried out using data from […]

In the news – Warwickshire’s Quality of Life 2013/14 report

Posted on 8th November 2013 by

Following the publication of Warwickshire’s Quality of Life report earlier this week, find out more information on the report by watching the following video: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zTjvBMCbybY&w=560&h=315] Also the report featured on BBC Coventry & Warwickshire’s Breakfast Show on Thursday 7th November.  Three of WCC’s Members, Cllr Cockburn, Cllr Tandy and Cllr Gifford also discussed how the report would impact […]

Quality of Life in Warwickshire 2013/14 report published

Posted on 4th November 2013 by

Today the team is publishing our annual Quality of Life in Warwickshire report, which provides a detailed look at the people, places and communities in our county. The report is an assessment of the demographic, social, economic and environmental themes that all play a part in influencing our residents’ quality of life. The need for this type […]