Sarah Minty

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University of Edinburgh
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Sarah is currently working with Professor Sheila Riddell on the ESRC project  Higher Education in Scotland, the Devolution Settlement and the Referendum on Independence. Since starting in educational research almost ten years ago, Sarah has worked on numerous projects - at the Universities of Edinburgh and Stirling, and at the Institute for Policy Studies in Education (IPSE) at London Metropolitan University. Her work has covered a range of educational settings, including schools, vocational education, higher education, and supplementary schools.

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It’s safe to assume that HE policies in the rest of the UK will continue to have an impact on the future of HE in Scotland, whatever the outcome next week. Sarah Minty of CREID discusses. As we reach the final days of the referendum campaign, amid what is looking like an increasingly close result, i... Read more
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This working paper presents findings from research undertaken with young people as part of the ESRC project ‘Higher Education in Scotland, the devolution settlement and the referendum on independence’. Interviews were conducted with 148 young people aged 14 to 19.  The interviews were designed to co... Read more
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by Sarah Minty, Research Fellow, Centre for Research in Education Inclusion and Diversity (CREID) *There are still a few places left for our seminar: The future of higher education in Scotland and the UK, to be held at National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh on 29 January. Speakers include Michael... Read more
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Guest post by Sarah Minty, Research Fellow, Centre for Research in Education, Inclusion and Diversity (CREID), University of Edinburgh One of the fundamental principles underpinning the Scottish education system is the meritocratic idea that, irrespective of social background, all children should ha... Read more
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  • 8th August 2018

    The UK in a Changing Europe has formed a new Brexit Policy Panel (BPP). The BPP is a cross-disciplinary group of over 100 leading social scientists created to provide ongoing analysis of where we have got to in the Brexit process, and to forecast where we are headed. Members of the UK in a Changing Europe Brexit Policy Panel complete a monthly survey addressing three key areas of uncertainty around Brexit: if —and when—the UK will leave the EU; how Brexit will affect British politics; and what our relationship with the EU is likely to look like in the future. The CCC participates on the Panel.

  • 2nd August 2018

    The House of Commons Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee issued its report ‘Devolution and Exiting the EU: reconciling differences and building strong relationships’. Discussing its contents, Professor Nicola McEwen suggests that the report includes some practical recommendations, some of which were informed by CCC research. It also shines a light on some of the more difficult challenges ahead.

  • 31st July 2018

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  • 25th July 2018

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