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.
Attainment and disadvantage in Scotland’s schools: what may the impact of lockdown be? Research and Policy Briefing
Research is finding that poorer students are being the most impacted by the shift to online learning in lockdown. This research briefing discusses the issues in more detail.
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.
Curated links to evidence and briefings offering the best rapid insights into the COVID-19 related issues facing communities today.
People living in more socio-economically deprived areas had less access to a ‘good death’ than those in more affluent areas before the pandemic: now their prospects have significantly worsened.
Message from Bill Scott, Chair of the Poverty & Inequality Commission about immediate responses to COVID-19 crisis and the longer term impacts on child poverty and wider poverty and inequality.
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.
The final report by the UK2070 Commission into city and regional inequalities in the UK draws on work from Policy Scotland.
Review and slides from this event which brought together third sector staff and academics together for a morning of learning and discussion, focused on lessons learned from the field.
Issues of poverty and disadvantage are a policy focus in Scotland but national poverty policies tend not to recognise the extent and specific characteristics of rural poverty. How might policy responses need to change to accommodate the different drivers?