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Policy Scotland Colloquium – Changing Places, Evolving Perspectives: Spatial Economic Policies for Scotland

A number of senior policy officials involved in the delivery and formation of past and present regional policy, took part in this small policy colloquium to inform development of the ‘next’ phase of place policies in Scotland.

The Economic Policy response to COVID-19

By Professor Sir Anton Muscatelli, Vice-Chancellor University of Glasgow The global spread of the new coronavirus has required a major healthcare response in those countries with major clusters. Other countries are bracing themselves for impact as the virus spreads. Of course, our immediate concern has to be for human health. Healthcare systems will have to…

UK2070 Commission publishes report on tackling regional inequalities

The final report by the UK2070 Commission into city and regional inequalities in the UK draws on work by Professor Duncan Maclennan, Professor of Public Policy at the University of Glasgow and Policy Scotland associate, and Dr Linda Christie, Research Associate with Policy Scotland.

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Empowerment, equity and excellence: Where next for Scottish education?

This conference and workshop aims to stimulate participants to reflect on the emerging empowerment agenda within Scottish education. It is the inaugural International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement Professional Learning Conference, and co-hosted by University of Glasgow’s School of Education and Policy Scotland.

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The Economic Policy response to COVID-19

By Professor Sir Anton Muscatelli, Vice-Chancellor University of Glasgow The global spread of the new coronavirus has required a major healthcare response in those countries with major clusters. Other countries are bracing themselves for impact as the virus spreads. Of course, our immediate concern has to be for human health. Healthcare systems will have to…

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Inequalities Photo showing a road though a Scottish village with a fee buildings, streetlights, a bus stop sign and hills in a background, lit with autumn sunlight

Rural poverty: under the radar?

Issues of poverty and disadvantage are a policy focus in Scotland but national poverty policies tend not to recognise the extent and specific characteristics of rural poverty. How might policy responses need to change to accommodate the different drivers?

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