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The ECHILD Stakeholder Event Report has been published
10 August 2021
In addition, Louise Mc Grath-Lone, a researcher on the ECHILD Project has been giving her thoughts on the strengths of this administrative data resource for research that explores the health and education outcomes of children and young people in England. Louise reflections can be found here on the ADR UK website.
This webpage indexes and links to resources that support understanding and use of the ECHILD database
- ECHILD Stakeholder Event Report: An ADR UK report from the ECHILD Stakeholder Event, highlighting the key messages from government and organisations representing children’s interests regarding the ECHILD Database. This can be downloaded here:
- ECHILD Database at a glance: A summary of the key features and strengths of the ECHILD Database can be downloaded here:
- ECHILD Database User Guide: The ECHILD Database spans more than two decades and includes linked school and hospital records for around 14.7 million pupils in England. It was created for the ECHILD project but, later this year, other researchers will be able to apply to access the ECHILD Database through the Office for National Statistics Secure Research Service. Download the user guide for the ECHILD database here:
Hear thoughts on the value and potential benifits of the ECHILD database and research study.
The ECHILD Project Partnership Pannel Members answer introductory questions at the April 2021 ECHILD Stakeholder Event.
Dr Louise Mc Grath-Lone uses a presentation from recent engagement with children and young people advisory groups to introduce the ECHILD database.
ECHILD, a young research advisors views - A young research advisor from the Council for Disabled Children FLARE gives their view on the potential value of the ECHILD database.
The pandemic and lockdown - A young research advisor from the Council for Disabled Children FLARE discusses the potential impact of COVID-19 and school closures on young people.
ECHILD, the innovation and value - Dr Louise Mc Grath-Lone describes how together the different data within ECHILD database can create new understanding and value.
ECHILD, the innovation and value for research - Dr Ruth Blackburn details the novel nature of the ECHILD database and the value it can bring to research and decision making.
ECHILD's potential value for research - Dr Ruth Blackburn introduces some of the kinds of research the ECHILD Database will support.
Research ready ECHILD Database and its value - Dr Louise Mc Grath-Lone describes how the research ready ECHILD database will be valuable for the research community.
ECHILD database's administrative data - Dr Ruth Blackburn introduces the types of administrative data used in the ECHILD database.
ECHILD database and information security - Dr Ruth Blackburn introduces the information security around the ECHILD database.
ECHILD, introduced by Prof. Ruth Gilbert at the Dr Database virtual event.
Other administrative linked data videos from around the web
Transition from paediatric to adult services.
Find out more about how using linked data for research can benefit us all.