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Guest_blog_listing “It takes all of us”: a whole-school approach to reduce the cost of the school day Marion Fairweather discusses the value of working together with stakeholders and using a whole-school approach to reducing the cost of the school day.

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On: 19 October 2016 By: Marion Fairweather
Guest_blog_listing Can we do more to prevent poverty and adversity in childhood? Guest blogger Pauline Craig looks at recent research into early childhood experiences and outcomes in later life.

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On: 30 September 2016 By: Pauline Craig
1406194568 Playing the Glasgow Game Bruce Whyte describes the Glasgow Game – a fun and engaging way to find out about life and health in Glasgow.

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On: 27 September 2016 By: Bruce Whyte
Guest_blog__1__listing The cost of the school day - a headteacher's view David McNulty, Headteacher of Avenue End Primary School, outlines his school’s experiences with the Cost of the School Day project and the lessons learned.

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On: 30 August 2016 By: David McNulty
Guest_blog_listing What parents and carers think about the cost of the school day Barbara Adzajlic looks at a new piece of research which reports on findings from interviews about the cost of the school day with parents and carers in North East Glasgow.

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On: 16 August 2016 By: Barbara Adzajlic
Guest_blog_listing We all make mistakes with our finances, but the poorest pay the heaviest price David Hilferty discusses a recent seminar on the hidden financial lives of low income households, and how important it is to consider financial inclusion in policy addressing poverty and inequality.

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On: 14 July 2016 By: David Hilferty
1467707555 Innovation, imagination and freedom: reflecting on a process of action research Jennifer McLean discusses her experiences of using action research as part of a research and learning programme, Animating Assets.

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On: 05 July 2016 By: Dr Jennifer McLean
Film_blog_logo_listing The power of representation Pete Seaman looks at the Representing Communities programme in Dennistoun and how it is using film to capture people's stories about their neighbourhood.

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On: 28 June 2016 By: Dr Pete Seaman
Guest_blog__1__listing Addressing vulnerability by putting cash in mums’ pockets Morag Treanor discusses the financial vulnerability of low-income families, misconceptions and issues around benefits and a project aimed to tackle financial vulnerability in Glasgow.

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On: 09 June 2016 By: Morag Treanor
1406194568 The ‘Glasgow Effect’ and the ‘Scottish Effect’: unhelpful terms which have now lost their meaning David Walsh discusses new research on excess mortality and why the terms 'Glasgow Effect' and 'Scottish Effect' are unhelpful and outdated.

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On: 02 June 2016 By: David Walsh