Have you read the WWS literature reivew pulling together evidence on scaling up innovations? Nick Bland also reflects on the learning on the WWS Blog and discusses the evidence on why scaling up is difficult, and the crucial elements that
Giovanni Allegretti from the University of Coimbra in Portugal, writes about his experiences of a What Works Scotland seminar in June 2016 focused on participatory democracy. The seminar explored Scotland’s experiences and what goes on worldwide,
Evidence review and briefing that considers the existing evidence on how small scale innovation can be effectively scaled up to create large scale transformational change.
Guest blogger Jez Hall, from PB Partners, discusses the potential role of participatory budgeting in future community service provision. Published May 2015.
Nick Bland, of What Works Scotland, shares reflections on an evidence review, ‘Scaling-Up Innovation’, published in June 2015 as part of What Works Scotland’s work on spread and sustainability.
Book chapter about participatory budgeting in Scotland and its interplay with public service reform, community empowerment and social justice in a global survey of 30 years of participatory budgeting.
Evidence Reviews and Briefing Papers, Literature Reviews, Working Papers, Think Pieces and Publications by WWS partners.
Policy and practice briefing outlines the key learning from a What Works Scotland report about community anchors and their role in engaging with, leading and challenging public service reform.
In this blog What Works Scotland research associate Richard Brunner explores how public services in Scotland can learn from international evidence and offers three early insights from a study trip to Paris supported by What Works Scotland.
This research report is focused on Centrestage’s distinct food provision programme in some of the most deprived areas of North and East Ayrshire; Written by Briege Nugent and Oliver Escobar it describes how Centrestage achieves impact, empowers individuals and communities, and draws lessons to inform policy and practice.