Curated links to evidence and briefings with the best rapid insights into the issues facing communities from national membership organisations and advocacy organisations.
Reports and papers published by Policy Scotland and associated programmes and projects.
Children’s Neighbourhoods Scotland, Policy Scotland and the Network for Social and Educational Equity, are undertaking research to understand local responses to COVID-19 in contexts of high poverty across Scotland.
Briefing that summarises some of the key practices in Denmark used to reopen some educational establishments in April 2020.
Children’s Neighbourhoods Scotland (CNS) has started a research project in partnership with Policy Scotland and local authorities to document responses to, and the impact of, COVID-19 on children and families.
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.
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 the impact on Brexit on crisis management of UK gas supplies.
Publication: Building a New Life in Britain: The Skills, Experiences and Aspirations of Young Syrian Refugees
Report examining the skills, training needs, work aspirations, lived experiences, and ethical perspectives of young Syrian forced migrants in three host countries: Lebanon, Greece, and the United Kingdom.