Office for National Statistics (05.05.21) An analysis of the proportion of the British adult population experiencing some form of depression in early 2021, by age, sex and other characteristics. Includes comparisons with 2020 and Read More
IPPO roundtable report: ‘COVID-19 will do to online learning what the first world war did to flying’
The pandemic has presented an extraordinary experiment in remote education for children of all ages. Our latest IPPO roundtable addresses what aspects of online learning should be retained for the future Read More
Tom Shakespeare et al (26.01.21) This paper reports on in-depth qualitative interviews conducted with 69 disabled people in England and Scotland, and with 28 key informants from infrastructure organisations in the voluntary and statutory Read More
Systemic Issues and Risk: Initial Advice and Recommendations (18.09.20) The Expert Reference Group (ERG) was established by Scottish Government ‘to ensure that we have an accurate understanding of the impact of COVID-19 on minority ethnic Read More
A Scottish Government report led by Derek Feeley, supported by an Advisory Panel of Scottish and international experts At the centre of the remit for this review was a request to recommend improvements to Read More
In isolation instead of in school: Young people’s experiences of COVID-19 and effects on mental health and education
Centre for Research in Education Inclusion and Diversity (CREID), University of Edinburgh (16.03.21) In isolation instead of in school (INISS) is a study asking young people from every Scottish community to share their experiences Read More
Homelessness and COVID-19: a comparison of responses in Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and England
To better understand the different approaches of each UK nation during COVID-19, Nick Bartholdy and Faye Greaves present a detailed comparison of homelessness data and legislation both before and during the pandemic Read More
When Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced the country’s stay-at-home order, her stated priority was for educational settings to reopen again for all children and young people as quickly as possible.
So what evidence has been used to inform the decision of when and how to reopen schools in Scotland? And what lessons have been learned along the way?