The Policy Scotland project to bring together Glasgow University staff and civic partners to help policymakers respond to the challenges resulting from coronavirus (COVID-19).
Partner organisations and collaborative projects.
The COVID crisis has created urgent needs for fast policy insights, such as rethinking urgent care for the homeless, the prevention of evictions and rent gouging and minimising the effects of reduced incomes on maintaining mortgage payments and home-ownership. Image credit: Tim Dennell on Flickr | CC BY 2.0 / In the recovery phase,…
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.
Round-up of the year for Policy Scotland, including 2019 in numbers.
Policy Scotland was delighted to welcome Professor Mel Ainscow to give a lunchtime seminar as part of his new role as a professor with Policy Scotland at University of Glasgow.
Policy Scotland and the University of Edinburgh’s Research Support Office hosted Scotland’s Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) Areas of Research Interest Workshop in Edinburgh in October 2019.
Review and slides from this event which brought together third sector staff and academics together for a morning of learning and discussion, focused on lessons learned from the field.
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?
Poverty Trends in Scotland 1995-2018 and Policy Change: new work with the Poverty and Inequality Commission from Policy Scotland and SPICe
Policy Scotland has worked with staff members in the Scottish Government and the Scottish Parliament Information Centre to create a set of briefing materials that detail poverty trends in Scotland since 1995 paired with key policy changes from the UK and Scottish Governments.
The role of business in supporting the delivery of inclusive growth was the focus for the second meeting of the Regional Inclusive Growth Research Network.