Response to the Scottish Government’s consultation on the socio-economic duty, which asks particular public authorities to do more to tackle the inequalities of outcome caused by socio-economic disadvantage.
This event will share the findings of an evidence review which explores the intersection between community engagement and equality.
It’s Challenge Poverty Week intended to raise awareness, challenge stereotypes and share solutions to poverty. Works Scotland will be highlighting our poverty-related research and evidence from the past three years throughout the week.
This lecture marked 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.
This event, organised by What Works Scotland and the Centre for Research on Families and Relationships, explored the evidence and issues surrounding actions to tackle child poverty locally in Scotland. It launched ‘Tackling child poverty: Actions to prevent and mitigate child poverty at the local level’, an accessible, action-oriented evidence review produced by What Works Scotland’s Evidence Bank.
Seminar to understand the impact of the costs of school on the poorest parents and reflect on how the Pupil Equity Fund might be used to effectively tackle inequalities and reduce the attainment gap.
Two case studies produced by practitioners in Glasgow Community Planning Partnership’s Thriving Places about asset mapping and community consultation processes. Thriving Places is a ten-year commitment from Glasgow CPP to combat inequalities and achieve better outcomes for residents in nine neighbourhoods experiencing high levels of deprivation.
Presentations and resources from a seminar delivered jointly by NHS Health Scotland and What Works Scotland exploring how we can predict the impact of prevention on the demand for health and social care.
This research report is an overview of the activities at the second home retreat held as part of the collaborative action research programme in Fife. It has details of some of the tailored facilitative activities and learning on the process to date.
This research report is focused on Centrestage’s distinct food provision programme in some of the most deprived areas of North and East Ayrshire; Written by Briege Nugent and Oliver Escobar it describes how Centrestage achieves impact, empowers individuals and communities, and draws lessons to inform policy and practice.