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What is ‘Parental Involvement’ and ‘Parental Engagement’?2017-10-31T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/research/What is ‘Parental Involvement’ and ‘Parental Engagement’?What is ‘Parental Involvement’ and ‘Parental Engagement’?​The definitions of ‘Parental Involvement’ and ‘Parental Engagement’ have been sourced from literature on the subject matter. https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Research into Practice - Using education research to improve teaching practice2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/research/Research into Practice - Using education research to improve teaching practiceResearch into Practice - Using education research to improve teaching practiceThe project ran for a year in ten primary schools, aimed at supporting teachers using evidence-based teaching and learning strategies to improve student progress. https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
What Works in Supporting Children and Young People to Overcome Persistent Poverty?2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/research/What Works in Supporting Children and Young People to Overcome Persistent Poverty?What Works in Supporting Children and Young People to Overcome Persistent Poverty?A report exploring the factors and interventions that could help disadvantaged children achieve a positive outcome in adult life. https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Education Scotland Gaelic Conference June 20152017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/research/Education Scotland Gaelic Conference June 2015Education Scotland Gaelic Conference June 2015​These materials, from a conference hosted by Education Scotland, will assist with evaluating and planning for improvement in Gaelic Education.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Professional capital and collaborative inquiry networks for educational equity and improvement?2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/research/Professional capital and collaborative inquiry networks for educational equity and improvement?Professional capital and collaborative inquiry networks for educational equity and improvement?​This paper draws on findings from a Scottish development and research project designed to improve outcomes for children from disadvantaged backgrounds.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Poverty and Schooling: Where Mindset Meets Practice (2015)2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/research/Poverty and Schooling: Where Mindset Meets Practice (2015)Poverty and Schooling: Where Mindset Meets Practice (2015)​A short research summary from Ontario, which explores what poverty looks like and which discusses a range of strategies to address the inequities often associated with poverty and schooling.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Evaluation of the City Challenge programme (2012) 2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/research/Evaluation of the City Challenge programme (2012)Evaluation of the City Challenge programme (2012) ​A research report which presents the finding of an evaluation of the City Challenge programme and a retrospective review of the London Challenge.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Unseen Children: educational access and achievement 20 years on (2013)2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/research/Unseen Children: educational access and achievement 20 years on (2013)Unseen Children: educational access and achievement 20 years on (2013)​A report which explores the pattern of disadvantage and educational success across England. It also gathered information on the implementation of recent policy initiatives.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Are boys and girls equally prepared for life (2014)2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/research/Are boys and girls equally prepared for life (2014)Are boys and girls equally prepared for life (2014)This report focuses on the gender performance gap in mathematics as well as in terms of learners' drive, motivation and self-belief in relation to their mathematics ability.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Nutritional Analysis Manual2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/research/Nutritional Analysis ManualNutritional Analysis ManualProviding guidance on how to adopt an approach to nutritionally analyse school lunch menus in order to demonstrate compliance with statutory nutrient standards.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Performing Against the Odds: Developmental Trajectories of Children in the EPPSE 3 to 16 Study (2011)2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/research/Performing Against the Odds: Developmental Trajectories of Children in the EPPSE 3 to 16 Study (2011)Performing Against the Odds: Developmental Trajectories of Children in the EPPSE 3 to 16 Study (2011)​A research report which presents findings from a pilot study conducted as part of the wider Effective Provision of Pre-School, Primary and Secondary Education (EPPSE 3-16) project.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Independent Review on Early Learning and Childcare Workforce and Out of School Care Workforce (2015)2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/research/Independent Review on Early Learning and Childcare Workforce and Out of School Care Workforce (2015)Independent Review on Early Learning and Childcare Workforce and Out of School Care Workforce (2015)​Scottish Government commissioned an Independent Review on the Early Learning and Childcare Workforce and Out of School Care Workforce, chaired by Professor Iram Siraj.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Evaluation of the Extra Mile (2011) 2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/research/Evaluation of the Extra Mile (2011)Evaluation of the Extra Mile (2011) ​An evaluation of the Extra Mile initiative in England which focused on how schools could close the attainment gap between disadvantaged pupils and their peers.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
London Challenge (2010)2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/research/London Challenge (2010)London Challenge (2010)​A report which presents findings from the London Challenge school improvement programme which sought to improve outcomes in low-performing schools.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Not Enough Capital Exploring Education and Employment Progression in Further Education (2011) 2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/research/Not Enough Capital Exploring Education and Employment Progression in Further Education (2011)Not Enough Capital Exploring Education and Employment Progression in Further Education (2011) ​A research report which explores how civil society organisations can support learners from disadvantaged socio-economic backgrounds in terms of educational attainment and transition into the workplace.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Status of Young Women in Scotland (2016)2017-11-24T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/research/Status of Young Women in Scotland (2016)Status of Young Women in Scotland (2016)This report focuses on groups of young women in Scotland whose voices are often unheard. It examines the challenges these young women face, particularly in relation to gender inequality.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Regional Challenges: A Collaborative Approach to Improving Education (2014)2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/research/Regional Challenges: A Collaborative Approach to Improving Education (2014)Regional Challenges: A Collaborative Approach to Improving Education (2014)​A report which provides analysis of the London Challenge and presents case studies of 9 emerging area-based initiatives which have been influenced by the London Challenge.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Celebrating diversity - The DNA journey featuring Carlos2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/research/Celebrating diversity - The DNA journey featuring CarlosCelebrating diversity - The DNA journey featuring Carlos​This YouTube clip first published in June 2016 focuses on celebrating diversity.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Professional capital and collaborative inquiry networks for educational equity and improvement?2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/research/Professional capital and collaborative inquiry networks for educational equity and improvement?Professional capital and collaborative inquiry networks for educational equity and improvement?​This paper draws on the findings from the School Improvement Partnership Programme, a Scottish development and research project designed to improve outcomes for children from disadvantaged backgrounds.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
hwb40-equity-gap2018-02-26T02:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/research/hwb40-equity-gaphwb40-equity-gapFind out about the impact of breakfast club attendance on both children’s cognitive performance and their friendships.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Growing up in Scotland: The Circumstances of Persistently Poor Children (2010) 2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/research/Growing up in Scotland: The Circumstances of Persistently Poor Children (2010)Growing up in Scotland: The Circumstances of Persistently Poor Children (2010) ​A report drawing on findings from the Growing Up in Scotland study, a longitudinal study which is tracking the lives of Scottish children from the early years, through childhood and beyond.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Progression in Creativity: Developing New Forms of Assessment (2012) 2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/research/Progression in Creativity: Developing New Forms of Assessment (2012)Progression in Creativity: Developing New Forms of Assessment (2012) Exploring whether it would be viable to create an assessment framework to track the development of children and young people’s creativity in schools.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Working with Scotland's Communities (2015)2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/research/Working with Scotland's Communities (2015)Working with Scotland's Communities (2015)A national research study which explored the diverse range of paid staff and volunteers in community learning and development (CLD) roles across Scotland. https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Understanding the Improved Performance of Disadvantaged Pupils in London (2015)2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/research/Understanding the Improved Performance of Disadvantaged Pupils in London (2015)Understanding the Improved Performance of Disadvantaged Pupils in London (2015)​This paper explores why the performance of disadvantaged pupils in London improved so much in recent years.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Research Champions Project2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/research/Research Champions ProjectResearch Champions Project​The Research Champions project used a senior teacher, based at one of five schools to work with research leads, other teachers and senior leaders to promote engagement with research evidence.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Moving knowledge around - A strategy for fostering equity in education2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/research/Moving knowledge around - A strategy for fostering equity in educationMoving knowledge around - A strategy for fostering equity in education​This resource features five videos in which Professor Mel Ainscow, CBE, shares his thoughts on supporting improvement by creating equity in the educational system.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
inc86-LGBT-survey2018-08-02T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/research/inc86-LGBT-surveyinc86-LGBT-surveyAnalysis of a 2017 survey undertaken by LGBT Youth Scotland of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender young people living in Scotland.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Gender Balance in STEM (2015)2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/research/Gender Balance in STEM (2015)Gender Balance in STEM (2015)This briefing summarises research on the gender differences in participation and attainment in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
National Strategic Conference on Parental Engagement in Children’s Learning2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/research/National Strategic Conference on Parental Engagement in Children’s LearningNational Strategic Conference on Parental Engagement in Children’s LearningResources and presentations from the National Strategic Conference on Parental Engagement in Children’s Learning.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Race Equality Framework for Scotland 2016-20302017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/research/Race Equality Framework for Scotland 2016-2030Race Equality Framework for Scotland 2016-2030​The Race Equality Framework for Scotland sets out the Scottish Government’s approach to promoting race equality and tackling racism and inequality between 2016 and 2030.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
The Pupil Premium (2013)2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/research/The Pupil Premium (2013)The Pupil Premium (2013)​An Ofsted report which presents the findings from a review of 68 primary and secondary schools undertaken to see how effectively they were using the Pupil Premium funding to maximise achievement.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
What sort of girl wants to study physics after the age of 16 - Findings from a large-scale UK survey (2012) 2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/research/What sort of girl wants to study physics after the age of 16 - Findings from a large-scale UK survey (2012)What sort of girl wants to study physics after the age of 16 - Findings from a large-scale UK survey (2012) ​A research paper which explores the characteristics of 15 year-old girls who expressed their intention to study physics post-16.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Teacher and Teaching Effects on Students’ Academic Behaviors and Mindsets (2015) 2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/research/Teacher and Teaching Effects on Students’ Academic Behaviors and Mindsets (2015)Teacher and Teaching Effects on Students’ Academic Behaviors and Mindsets (2015) ​A research paper which explores how academic behaviours and mindsets, such as motivation, persistence and self-control, can contribute to children and young people’s long-term success.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
sac86-play2learn-in-bearsden-primary-and-st-matthews-primary-school2018-10-01T23:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/research/sac86-play2learn-in-bearsden-primary-and-st-matthews-primary-schoolsac86-play2learn-in-bearsden-primary-and-st-matthews-primary-schoolA resource to support practitioners engage in professional dialogue and collaborative practitioner enquiry on Learning through Play at the early stages of primary. https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Social inequality: Can schools narrow the gap (2010)2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/research/Social inequality: Can schools narrow the gap (2010)Social inequality: Can schools narrow the gap (2010)A research review providing evidence about how poverty affects educational attainment, and what can be done to tackle this.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Sciences 3-18 curriculum review (impact report)2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/research/Sciences 3-18 curriculum review (impact report)Sciences 3-18 curriculum review (impact report)​This report is the first updated version of the original (2012) 3-18 Sciences Impact report, which evaluated current practice in the sciences.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
The Role of Continuous Professional Development in Closing the Gap in Educational Attainment (2015)2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/research/The Role of Continuous Professional Development in Closing the Gap in Educational Attainment (2015)The Role of Continuous Professional Development in Closing the Gap in Educational Attainment (2015)​This research considers how to improve the system of CPD for teachers and teaching assistants to assist them in their efforts to break the link between educational attainment and poverty. https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
sac82-further-action-enquiry-research2018-05-10T23:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/research/sac82-further-action-enquiry-researchsac82-further-action-enquiry-researchFurther research, undertaken in Scottish schools by Scottish educational psychologists in partnership with Scottish teachers, children and young people.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
What is Parental Involvement and Parental Engagement2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/research/What is Parental Involvement and Parental EngagementWhat is Parental Involvement and Parental EngagementThe definitions of ‘Parental Involvement’ and ‘Parental Engagement’ have been sourced from literature on the subject matter.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
The Scottish Strategy for Autism (2011)2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/research/The Scottish Strategy for Autism (2011)The Scottish Strategy for Autism (2011)​This is a 10-year national strategy for autism that addresses the entire autism spectrum and the whole lifespan of people living with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in Scotland.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Making the difference: The impact of staff qualifications on children's learning in early years2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/research/Making the difference: The impact of staff qualifications on children's learning in early yearsMaking the difference: The impact of staff qualifications on children's learning in early years​This report looks at the changing role and development of qualifications of ‘pre-school’ staff and the impact these changes are having on children's learning experiences across the sector.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Family Learning in West Dunbartonshire2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/research/Family Learning in West DunbartonshireFamily Learning in West Dunbartonshire​This project was set up in partnership between West Dunbartonshire Council and Education Scotland to identify current practice in family learning within the West Dunbartonshire area.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Young people’s attitudes to pornography, sex and relationships report: He’s the stud and she’s the slut (2014)2017-11-24T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/research/Young people’s attitudes to pornography, sex and relationships report: He’s the stud and she’s the slut (2014)Young people’s attitudes to pornography, sex and relationships report: He’s the stud and she’s the slut (2014)​This study explores the experiences and attitudes of young teens in Scotland, regarding pornography and relationships.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Sound Foundations: A Review of the Research Evidence on Quality of Early Childhood Education and Care for Children Under Three - Implications for Policy and Practice (2014)2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/research/Sound Foundations: A Review of the Research Evidence on Quality of Early Childhood Education and Care for Children Under Three - Implications for Policy and Practice (2014)Sound Foundations: A Review of the Research Evidence on Quality of Early Childhood Education and Care for Children Under Three - Implications for Policy and Practice (2014)Findings from a literature review that explored international evidence on the quality of early childhood education and care.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Evidencing change and the development of personal efficacy in fathers participating in organised Men and their Children family learning groups2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/research/Evidencing change and the development of personal efficacy in fathers participating in organised Men and their Children family learning groupsEvidencing change and the development of personal efficacy in fathers participating in organised Men and their Children family learning groups​The research focuses on a Men and their Children (MATCH) project involving community learning and development (CLD) adult learning staff and staff from family learning and schools services. https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Narrowing the gap in outcomes for young children through effective practices in the early years (2010)2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/research/Narrowing the gap in outcomes for young children through effective practices in the early years (2010)Narrowing the gap in outcomes for young children through effective practices in the early years (2010)Research to help service providers to improve services and, ultimately, reduce educational disadvantage and improve outcomes for children, young people and their families.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Collaborative Action Research in West Dunbartonshire Council2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/research/Collaborative Action Research in West Dunbartonshire CouncilCollaborative Action Research in West Dunbartonshire CouncilCollaborative Action Research (CAR) is an integral part of a broader 3-step model designed to support the delivery of interventions that have a positive impact on inequity and attainment.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Experiments in Engagement: Research into Engagement Activities with Young People from Disadvantaged Backgrounds (2014)2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/research/Experiments in Engagement: Research into Engagement Activities with Young People from Disadvantaged Backgrounds (2014)Experiments in Engagement: Research into Engagement Activities with Young People from Disadvantaged Backgrounds (2014)​A report which highlights findings from research with disadvantaged young people that aimed to explore which science activities they participated in.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Starting Strong: Curricula and Pedagogies in Early Childhood Education and Care2017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/research/Starting Strong: Curricula and Pedagogies in Early Childhood Education and CareStarting Strong: Curricula and Pedagogies in Early Childhood Education and Care​Information on curricula and pedagogies produced by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page
Technical guidance for schools in Scotland for the Equality Act 20102017-01-01T00:00:00Zhttps://education.gov.scot/improvement/research/Technical guidance for schools in Scotland for the Equality Act 2010Technical guidance for schools in Scotland for the Equality Act 2010​This technical guidance outlines the requirements of the Equality Act (2010) for schools in relation to the provision of education and access to benefits, facilities or services.https://auth.education.gov.scot/_catalogs/masterpage/NIH_Auth_ContentPage.aspx, NIH Content Page