Topic: Policy issues

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Elective Home Education in a post-pandemic world: why more needs to be done for our growing number of home-schooled children

A second year of exam cancellations and equity issues has fuelled concerns of a ‘lost generation’ of home-schooled children who ...
COVID-19 has shown that compassionate leadership is essential for the future of the UK’s health and social care

COVID-19 has shown that compassionate leadership is essential for the future of the UK’s health and social care

The crisis in NHS and care staffing dates back to before the pandemic struck – but COVID-19 has heightened levels ...

RESEARCH NOTES

Beyond the COVID crisis: can emergency measures be turned into systemic change to end homelessness?

Beyond the COVID crisis: can emergency measures be turned into systemic change to end homelessness?

Finland has seen unusual levels of success in reducing rough sleeping and long-term homelessness. Can its learnings inform strategies in ...
What is the best way to reopen schools safely? Reflections from Scotland

What is the best way to reopen schools safely? Reflections from Scotland

When Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced the country’s stay-at-home order, her stated priority was for educational settings to reopen ...
IPPO’s first UK-wide policy roundtable discusses the mental health of schoolchildren during COVID-19

IPPO’s first UK-wide policy roundtable discusses the mental health of schoolchildren during COVID-19

A particularly strong theme was the need to use this summer not simply for UK schoolchildren to catch up academically, ...
Connecting UK decision-makers with the latest global research on COVID-19

Connecting UK decision-makers with the latest global research on COVID-19

How should we help schoolchildren who’ve struggled with online lessons to catch up? How should people living on the streets ...