PUBLICATIONS & RESOURCES

The EPPE Network is dedicated to providing diverse, high-quality resources to its members, as well as others working throughout the education and public policy sectors. Here we share publications produced by our members and signpost external resources of interest. If you have additional questions, or would like to make a contribution, please get in touch.

EVALUATING GENDER FRIENDLY NURSERIES: A PROGRAMME RESEARCH PROPOSAL

16th November 2020

This research conducted by EPPE Network Member Megan Birman in collaboration with Susie Heywood and Barbara Adzajlic proposes an evaluation of the Gender Friendly Nursery (GFN) programme in Glasgow, Scotland. The programme is delivered by the North East Health Improvement Team of the Glasgow City Health and Social Care Partnership (HSCP) to act as gender stereotype prevention training for nursery staff. The programme consists of a 12-month accreditation system in which nurseries work to receive an award for good gender practice. At present, only a fraction of the nurseries that have participated in the GFN training have progressed to receive the full GFN award. This proposal has been constructed to evaluate the enactment of GFN in Glasgow’s nurseries in hopes of understanding what has prevented nurseries from completing the programme.

YOUNG_ADULLLT: A COMPARATIVE EUROPEAN STUDY OF LIFELONG LEARNING POLICIES - KEY MESSAGES FOR SCOTTISH POLICY ACTORS

2nd April 2019

Authored by EPPE Network member Ellen Vanderhoven and colleagues at the University of Glasgow, this dissemination paper presents findings and recommendations for Scottish policy actors produced from the H2020 research project entitled Policies Supporting Young Adults in their Life Course: A Comparative Study of Lifelong Learning and Inclusion in Education and Work in Europe (YOUNG_ADULLLT) which ran from 2016 to 2019.

PERCEIVED SUCCESS FACTORS IN AN OUTSTANDING SCHOOL SERVING SOCIOECONOMICALLY VULNERABLE STUDENTS

18th December 2018

In his masters thesis, Cristian Celedón explores the perceived success factors in an outstanding Chilean public school serving socioeconomically vulnerable students. Finding that beliefs are often stronger than practices, his research highlights the importance of a multi-layered and holistic system of interrelated, mutually dependent school characteristics and practices that together support effectiveness. 

SOCIAL CAPITAL AS A TOOL FOR ENGINEERING CITIZEN PARTICIPATION IN DISADVANTAGED COMMUNITIES

16th October 2018

This report summarizes the design and findings of research conducted by EPPE Network member Esomchi Agalamanyi while at the University of Glasgow in partnership with Thriving Places, a local community development initiative. The research sought to explore how participants of a project developed in association with Thriving Places - Bridgeton Family Meal and Homework - have used social relationships developed through the club to benefit themselves as individuals and to better their community through citizen participation.

REFUGEE AND ASYLUM SEEKER INTEGRATION WITHIN GLASGOW

12th October 2018

This report summarizes the design and findings of research conducted by EPPE Network member Sheila Crowell while at the University of Glasgow in partnership with Thriving Places, a local community development initiative. The research explored how organizations offering support to refugees and asylum seekers interpret the concept of integration in practice, and devise programs and activities to promote integration.

 
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