This briefing presents the views and experiences of frontline practitioners working in rural communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The second paper from ICSEI Crisis Response in Education Network focuses on priorities for inspection as school systems resume but under a variety of operational scenarios.
Reflections on fundamental questions about the roles and purposes of public exams and how these were not taken adequately into account when deciding on alternative grading arrangements.
Briefing based on research with frontline practitioners working with refugee and migrant families in Glasgow about the impact of COVID-19.
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?
Policy Scotland has been supporting national and local decision-making regarding the re-opening of school education in Scotland.
Children’s Neighbourhoods Scotland (CNS) has published its Annual Report, providing an update and overview of the programme as well as a look at the next steps.
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.
Policy Scotland and the Network for Social and Educational Equity are convening a new international network focussing on Crisis Response in Education.