As regular school inspections have stopped in many countries, and its not ‘business as usual’, this paper asks should we ‘inspect’ schools, and if so, for what purpose?
Reports and papers published by Policy Scotland and associated programmes and projects.
Policy Scotland has been supporting national and local decision-making regarding the re-opening of school education in Scotland.
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…
Authors: Wendy Faulkner and Claire Bynner “The facilitation task of designing and planning a public engagement process is a craft, honed by repeated practice and never perfect!” Wendy Faulkner and Claire Bynner, How to design and plan public engagement processes: a handbook There is a growing hunger for more, and more meaningful, citizen participation in…
This CNS briefing focuses on the lessons learned from the ‘hubs’ for vulnerable pupils and children from key worker families, in the context of re-opening schools in August 2020.
Review of international evidence on benefits of, and barriers to, outdoor learning, with reflection on how outdoor learning can be managed.
How the COVID-19 global pandemic has affected men and women in different ways due to disparities of agency, income and occupation, particularly women’s roles in care work.
Part of a series that shares regular insights emerging from research in high poverty settings across Scotland. It focuses on the third sector and the collaborative response to supporting families.
A distillation of the current available school guidance from Norwegian authorities regarding the reopening of kindergartens and schools and a concentration on operational examples, which might inform decision-making within the Scottish education system.