Reflections on fundamental questions on the roles and purposes of public exams and how these were not taken adequately into account when deciding on alternative grading arrangements.
All Policy Scotland resources related generally to learning and education.
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.
Policy Scotland and the Network for Social and Educational Equity are convening a new international network focussing on Crisis Response in Education.
This conference and workshop aims to stimulate participants to reflect on the emerging empowerment agenda within Scottish education. It is the inaugural International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement Professional Learning Conference, and co-hosted by University of Glasgow’s School of Education and Policy Scotland.
Policy Scotland Director, Chris Chapman, is the co-author of a new book about school improvement networks and how they can support the professional capital of school principals and curriculum coordinators.
Policy Scotland was delighted to welcome Professor Mel Ainscow to give a lunchtime seminar as part of his new role as a professor with Policy Scotland at University of Glasgow.
The book Changing Education Systems: A Research-based Approach was published in November 2019
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.
Policy Scotland’s last lunchtime seminar before the summer break focused on research into the aspirations of young Syrian refugees.
Policy Scotland Director Professor Chris Chapman gave a presentation at the East Renfrewshire Council headteacher conference in March 2019 on creating an effective learning system.