The process of evidence-based policymaking in decisions regarding education in Scotland during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Scottish Government has published two new documents related to the return to in-person learning in schools and early learning and childcare (ELC) settings.
Scottish Government advice on phased return to in-person learning in schools and early learning and childcare (ELC) settings
This Scottish Government paper provides an overview of evidence relating to the state of the epidemic in Scotland and offers advice on the phased return to in-person learning in schools and ELC settings.
International Council for Education Advisers – School exams ‘outdated technology’ in the 21st century
Report from the Scottish Government’s International Council for Education Advisers about the future of exams.
Policy Scotland has been supporting national and local decision-making regarding the re-opening of school education in Scotland.
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.
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.
Summary and presentations from a Policy Scotland seminar on how academics and partners can influence the developing social security agenda in Scotland and research collaborations can be developed to improve the evidence base for the social security system.
Human Rights Act Consultation By Kurt Mills, Convenor, Glasgow Human Rights Network The government in Westminster announced in May 2015 that it intended to replace the Human Rights Act with a British Bill of Rights. No specific government proposals have been published yet, although the Conservative Party did publish an initial document on ‘Protecting Human…
Recording of a policy reunion focused on the Scottish Climate Change Act 2009, the most significant piece of legislation approved by the Scottish Parliament in its third session 2007-2011.