Naomi Eisenstadt Lecture – Review of the Life Chances of Young People


Sir Charles Wilson Building, 1 University Avenue, Glasgow G12 8NN

Monday 3rd July 2017

(Refreshments will be available before the event start time of 18:00. All guests should be seated by 17:55 in time for an introduction by Christopher Chapman.)

Description of Event

A lecture to mark the launch of Naomi Eisenstadt’s second report to the Scottish Government as Independent Advisor on Poverty and Inequality, focusing on the life chances of young people in Scotland.

The evening will open with an address by the Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Glasgow, Professor Sir Anton Muscatelli, before Ms Eisenstadt explores her findings and recommendations.

The main themes of her report are Employment, Housing and Mental Health

A panel of experts will respond to her report before there is an opportunity for those in attendance to ask their own questions of Ms Eisenstadt.

The panel members are;

  • Allan Watt, Director of Princes Trust Scotland.
  • Maureen McKenna, Executive Director of Education Services, Glasgow City Council
  • Olga Clayton, Group Director of Housing and Care, The Wheatley Group


How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please direct any questions to Ms Eisenstadt’s secretariat team via

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We are the Network for Social and Educational Equity, based in the Robert Owen Centre for Educational Change at the University of Glasgow. We work with governments, educational institutions, local authorities and teachers to promote educational change.

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The Network for Social and Educational Equity (NSEE) is part of the Robert Owen Centre for Educational Change (ROC) at the University of Glasgow.

It works in collaboration with schools, local authorities, Education Scotland and partner services to tackle the poverty-related attainment gap in young people’s education.

NSEE helps schools to use appropriate evidence and data within collaborative working approaches to critically examine context and current arrangements, make changes based on evidence, monitor the impact of these changes and reflect on what they learn.

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