Policy Scotland director Chris Chapman talks about attainment in Scottish education on this podcast from the College of Social Sciences at Glasgow University.
Spotlight is the new weekly podcast from the College of Social Sciences at the University of Glasgow, focused on public policy and political process. This edition focused on education, with two guest speakers from the University of Glasgow’s School of Education, including Policy Scotland Director Chris Chapman.
Kezia Dugdale, Director of the John Smith Centre, spoke to Louise Hayward, Professor of Educational Assessment and Innovation, who reflects on the recent controversies over school exams in the UK during the last year and the future of student assessment in schools.
Professor Graeme Roy, College of Social Sciences Dean of External Engagement, talked with Chris Chapman., Professor of Education Policy and Practice and Director of Policy Scotland, about the current state of Scotland’s schools, progress on narrowing the attainment gap and that long-awaited OECD report into Scotland’s curriculum due next month.
The show also includes Kirsty Peebles, Managing Director of News Direct, who shared her thoughts on what’s in store for newly formed Scottish Parliament in the coming weeks.