COVID-19

Advisory sub-group publishes evidence on phased returns to schools

The Scottish Government’s advisory sub-group on education and children’s issues has published its official guidance on the phased return to in-person learning in schools and early learning and childcare (ELC) settings. School and ELC buildings in Scotland have been closed since 4 January 2021 for most pupils, except for vulnerable children and the children of …

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Widening the gap

By Stuart Hall and Kevin Lowden As part of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic the Scottish Government closed school buildings in Scotland toward the end of February 2020 for three months.   Most local authorities kept some schools open to provide day care for the children of keyworkers and for other families with additional …

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The impact of Covid-19 on families in rural areas

In collaboration with Policy Scotland and Children’s Neighbourhoods Scotland, the Network for Social and Educational Equity is undertaking a programme of research and intelligence gathering in high poverty settings across Scotland that seeks to understand how local responses are working in the current rapidly changing context and provide insights that can support the next phase …

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