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1528201509 “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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Published
19 October 2016
1528201509 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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Published
30 September 2016
1528201524 Payday lending and public health Our new briefing paper summarises key evidence on the potential harm of payday lending, and how it represents a risk to population health.

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Published
02 September 2016
1528201509 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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Published
30 August 2016
1528201509 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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Published
16 August 2016
1528201509 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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Published
14 July 2016
1528201509 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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Published
09 June 2016
1443705848 New research into the cost of the school holidays CPAG report says low income families struggle with food, childcare and heating costs during the school holidays.

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Published
23 December 2015
1528201490 Reflections on poverty It's Challenge Poverty Week and in this blog James Egan reflects on areas of poverty work and research involving the Glasgow Centre for Population Health (GCPH), looking at what lessons can be learned from listening more to those living in poverty.

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Published
19 October 2015
1443705848 Collaborative project looks at the cost of the school day The Cost of the School Day is a unique, year-long pilot project in Glasgow looking at the impact of poverty on the lives of children and young people and their access to an education.

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Published
02 October 2015