The scale of the challenges faced by people on low incomes in the COVID-19 crisis is becoming clearer This paper updates Universal Credit figures to July 2020 and highlights new areas of concern.
This working paper looks at the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on unemployment and the labour market in Glasgow, illustrated with a focus on Universal Credit data.
This Discussion Paper supports understanding of the key elements and options for an emerging participatory research agenda to support, inform and critically consider the development of the community economy in Scotland and more widely. It does this by offering a range of frameworks to support dialogue and participatory research on building such an economy, and…
Education will be at the forefront of the post-pandemic recovery, with universities a key engine for skills, growth and jobs, as highlighted in the Report of the Advisory Group on Economic Recovery to the Scottish Government.
An email interview with Maureen McKenna, Executive Director of Education, Glasgow City Council, posted on the International Education News website.
The priorities for the new South of Scotland Enterprise Agency to support the region’s economy through the COVID-19 crisis.
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.
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.
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.
An open letter from members of the Standing Council on Europe, a group of independent advisers established by the First Minister of Scotland after the EU referendum in 2016 to consider the impact of the UK’s exit from the EU on Scottish interests.