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A new book on what can be done to promote greater equity in education.The post Finding pathways to educational equity: new book out now appeared first on Policy Scotland.
Roundtable discussion, 10 years from the Christie Commission, considering why progress might have stalled, the lessons learned in service delivery from the COVID-19 pandemic, and where efforts should be focused now.The post The Christie Commission 10 years on: Reflections on progress and areas for action appeared first on Policy Scotland.
Dr Hayley Bennett and Dr Sarah Weakley reflect on their work supporting a Parliamentary inquiry and share suggestions for other academics on undertaking this kind of knowledge exchange.The post Probing the patchwork of welfare services in Scotland: The experience as special advisors to a UK parliamentary committee appeared first on Policy Scotland.
Professor Sir Anton Muscatelli, Principal University of Glasgow, argures that Scotland will only meet its full economic and social potential with a thriving tertiary sector. The post Recovery demands a collective national effort, with tertiary education at the helm appeared first on Policy Scotland.
Reflections on the barriers and opportunities to hearing children’s views in policymaking.The post Hearing Children’s Voices in Policymaking: Lessons for the new Scottish Government policy roundtable appeared first on Policy Scotland.
Article calling for a Royal Commission on Housing in Australia, following research showing how over-expensive housing is likely to weaken financial stability and impair economic productivity.The post Australia’s high house prices damage economic productivity, financial stability and equity appeared first on Policy Scotland.
Policy Scotland director Chris Chapman talks about attainment in Scottish education on this podcast from the College of Social Sciences at Glasgow University.The post Policy Scotland director on Spotlight podcast appeared first on Policy Scotland.
The impact of research that identified a number of population groups that might/would struggle to take-up the COVID-19 vaccine.The post Vaccine inclusion: Reducing inequalities one vaccine at a time appeared first on Policy Scotland.
Professor Duncan Maclennan has published a new report with collegues at the City Futures Research Centre at the University of New South Wales that recommends immediate institutional reform to stabilise Australia’s dysfunctional housing market. Australia’s property market is a threat to the nation’s economic future with soaring house prices driving inequality and damaging productivity,...
This seminar shared the how of policy and practice engagements at all steps in the life of a research project.The post Using Third Sector Research to Influence Policy and Practice appeared first on Policy Scotland.
First webinar in a series in the run-up to COP26, focused on how businesses will respond to the climate change crisis.The post The Business of Sustainability – A Glasgow University webinar series appeared first on Policy Scotland.
A new book on what can be done to promote greater equity in education.The post Finding pathways to educational equity: new book out soon appeared first on Policy Scotland.
How Scotland's places can play a central role in Scotland’s just and sustainble recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, and the actions needed for places to 'build forward better'.The post Report: A Scotland of Better Places appeared first on Policy Scotland.
Children's Neighbourhoods Scotland (CNS) has published its 2020-2021 annual report. The post Children’s Neighbourhoods Scotland Annual Report 2020-2021 appeared first on Policy Scotland.
This major study at the University of Glasgow seeks to understand the long-term health of people who have had COVID-19.The post Long COVID-19 study at University of Glasgow appeared first on Policy Scotland.
Findings of a study exploring the impact of lockdown on people in Scotland who may already have been isolated or excluded prior to the pandemic.The post Scotland in Lockdown: Health and social impacts of COVID-19 in Scotland appeared first on Policy Scotland.
Briefing that presents a range of evidence of the disproportionate impact of the social and economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic on women.The post COVID-19 micro briefing 2: Consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic – exploring the unequal social and economic burden on women appeared first on Policy Scotland.
Summary and video of a Round Table discusssion of the UK Integrated Review of Security, Defence, Development and Foreign Policy.The post The UK’s Integrated Review and its implications for Scotland appeared first on Policy Scotland.
Access this summary of research which explores the relationship between the third sector and the state in Scotland.The post Democratic Governance through Intermediary Bodies: A Case Study of Third Sector Interfaces in Scotland appeared first on Policy Scotland.
The International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement (ICSEI) and the Journal of Professional Capital and Community (JPCC) have announced the winner of the 2021 Innovation Award. Paul Campbell (ESF Sha Tin Junior School, Hong Kong and the University of Glasgow, UK) received the award for the study Reconceptualising Collaboration in the context of Crisis Response and…...
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