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…
As we enter a new phase of the COVID-19 crisis and recovery, evidence from the third sector about priorities and needs is vital as governments and organisations make decisions about areas of focus in the coming months.
The Director of Education in Jaraguá do Sul Municipality in Brazil discusses how the education service has responded to the challenge of COVID-19
The Post Pandemic New Normal: The likely Socio-Economic Implications and Policy Choices facing Scotland and the UK
What kind of opportunities, radical reforms and potential policy actions can governments take to create a new form of social contract in the post-pandemic world?
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.
Universities are open this summer as always and like other sectors, are working towards our ‘new normal’ in the aftermath of the pandemic, with many innovative approaches being pioneered by colleagues across the country.
Review of international evidence on benefits of, and barriers to, outdoor learning, with reflection on how outdoor learning can be managed.
Universities and the recovery of local communities from the COVID-19 crisis: A role for the social sciences
Universities must seize the initiative and work with local partners at city and/or regional level in developing their plans and policies for post-COVID recovery and renewal.
Why policymakers facing an emergency should consider social capital, a fundamental part of a community’s resilience and critical to a community’s recovery.
Attainment and disadvantage in Scotland’s schools: what may the impact of lockdown be? Research and Policy Briefing
Poorer students the most impacted by the shift to online learning in lockdown. This research briefing discusses the issues in more detail.