Two new publications from Policy Scotland’s Director Chris Chapman focus on the role of research and researchers in changing education systems to improve equity and opportunity for learners.
This research report was produced for the Poverty and Inequality Commission and identifies the policies and scenarios which appear to offer the biggest gains in reducing child poverty in Scotland.
Making sense of education reform: Where next for Scottish education?, a thinkpiece by Policy Scotland Director Chris Chapman has been published by the Association of Directors of Education Scotland.
The summary report from the Shaping Futures project is now published, following a launch in Australia. The report contains ten principles for housing policy and tax reform intended to provide a coherent framework for reforming housing policies.
Professor Duncan Maclennan, Policy Scotland associate, has modelled how housing outcomes impact economic growth and productivity, making the case for housing construction to be classed as infrastructure investment, akin to investment in transport links, water and communications.
A policy briefing providing an overview of the likely implications of Brexit for UK crisis management in the context of EU health security – pandemic preparedness.
Policy briefing on gas supplies re Brexit and crisis management.
A new report by the Carnegie Trust shows that the Brexit referendum’s Leave voters were more likely to live in towns that have been neglected by policy makers.
Publication: Building a New Life in Britain: The Skills, Experiences and Aspirations of Young Syrian Refugees
A new report ‘Building a New life in Britain: The Skills, Experiences and Aspirations of Young Syrian Refugees’ examines the skills, training needs, work aspirations, lived experiences, and ethical perspectives of young Syrian forced migrants as they attempt to rebuild their lives in three host countries: Lebanon, Greece, and the United Kingdom.
A new report examines the relationship between pressured housing markets in Sydney and economic growth.