Comment by Professor Sir Anton Muscatelli, Principal and Vice Chancellor University of Glasgow, on what the Augar Review of higher education funding could mean for Scotland in a post-Brexit landscape.
The second Policy Scotland lunchtime seminar focused on urban economic growth. See a brief summary and get the presentation.
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.
Catch up with some of the discussions at the Scottish Housing Policy Conference 2019, where the theme was ‘Housing and Inclusive Growth: Revitalising Connections’. Watch video interviews with keynote speaker, Professor Duncan Maclennan; Professor Ken Gibb, Director of CaCHE; and Des McNulty, Deputy Director, Policy Scotland.
Making sense of education reform: Where next for Scottish education?, a thinkpiece by Policy Scotland Director Chris Chapman has been published by the Association of Directors of Education Scotland.
The first meeting of the Regional Inclusive Growth Research Network (RIGRN) focused on agreeing a set of objectives to help identify inclusive growth research domains, priorities, and challenges to support the development of a regional inclusive growth (IG) related research agenda in Scotland over the next year.
The summary report from the Shaping Futures project is now published, following a launch in Australia. The report contains ten principles for housing policy and tax reform intended to provide a coherent framework for reforming housing policies.
Policy Scotland’s first lunchtime seminar series was led by Dr Claire Bynner, research team leader at Children’s Neighbourhoods Scotland, speaking on Closing the participation gap: developing the mindsets and skills for participatory governance in Scotland.
Professor Duncan Maclennan, Policy Scotland associate, has modelled how housing outcomes impact economic growth and productivity, making the case for housing construction to be classed as infrastructure investment, akin to investment in transport links, water and communications.