Third working paper that uses publicly available Department for Work and Pensions data on Universal Credit in Glasgow and Scotland to investigate the income crisis during the COVID-19 pandemic.
International Council for Education Advisers – School exams ‘outdated technology’ in the 21st century
Report from Scottish Government’s International Council for Education Advisers about the future of exams.
By Professor Sir Anton Muscatelli, Principal of the University of Glasgow 2020 has been a year in which we have been tackling the profound economic and social consequences of an unforeseen situation, the scale and scope of which few could have predicted. Unfortunately, there is now every chance that 2021 will be a year defined…
Three important reasons to support the normalisation of a living wage.
Scotland’s universities must work together in the national interest to maintain international excellence
While COVID-19 has demonstrated the massive role universities have to play in Scottish society, it has also brought into sharp focus some challenges our sector faces.
Dr David Waite analyses the implications of the Scottish Government’s Programme for Government, published 1 September 2020.
The first empirical results from an ongoing project on COVID-19 in UK and its economic impact.
The current pandemic has highlighted the importance of civic engagement as a vital component of the mission of universities. But to realise their full potential requires shifting the policy debate on the role of higher education.
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.
BAME men experienced a much greater deterioration in their mental health during the COVID-19 lockdown than their white British counterparts, but ethnicity had no impact on women’s declining mental health, a new study suggests.