Growing Up in Scotland is a longitudinal research study, tracking the lives of thousands of children & their families from the early years, through childhood and beyond. The main aim of the study is to provide new information to support policy-making in Scotland but it is also intended to provide a resource for practitioners, academics, the voluntary sector and parents.


Growing Up in Scotland conference 2022

This year’s conference will include an update on the study, presentation of findings from the latest Scottish Government …read more


New report published by the Scottish Government: Life at age 14: initial findings from the Growing Up in Scotland study

The report is based on 2019/2020 data collection when most of the young people in the study were …read more


New reports published by Scottish Government: Transitions from Primary to Secondary School and Engaging in Risky Online Behaviours

The report on transitions from primary to secondary school uses data gathered from children around the time they …read more


GUS joins consortium of world-leading longitudinal studies

In an exciting new development for the study, GUS has joined a UK-wide consortium of longitudinal studies, CLOSER. …read more

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