A policy colloquium to inform development of the ‘next’ phase of region and place policies in Scotland.
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.
Video and full text of Sir Ivan Rogers’ lecture, ‘The Ghost of Christmas yet to come: Looking ahead to the coming year(s) of the Brexit process’, hosted by Policy Scotland at the University of Glasgow on 25 November 2019.
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
Policy Scotland and the University of Edinburgh’s Research Support Office hosted Scotland’s Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) Areas of Research Interest Workshop in Edinburgh in October 2019.
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?
Disability and social insecurity: Exploring the impact of benefit changes on the lives of disabled people
Changes to social security have – in the vast majority of cases – reduced the financial security of disabled people, leaving many in poverty and isolation. New research examines the lived experience of these changes for disabled people in the UK.