This report compiles reflections from the participants in What Works Scotland and shares the learning from the set-up and operation of this innovative, creative and complex research collaboration.
What Works Scotland will share and discuss key learning from the overall WWS programme, offering an overview of findings from eight areas of research and practice.
An introduction to What Works Scotland’s lessons for public service reform in Scotland, published at the conclusion of the four-year programme, and the report to download.
See What Works Scotland’s key findings about public service reform in Scotland.
Report from the Scottish Community Development Centre and What Works Scotland explores the role and relevance of community councils in Scotland’s evolving policy context, especially as public service reform continues through the Scottish Government’s Local Governance Review.
This research report outlines and shares some of the learning about putting Christie into action from collaborative action research and reflection with Aberdeenshire Community Planning Partnership. It argues that understanding the developing frontier of collaborative and participatory governance will help to identify potential opportunities to make further progress with ‘wicked’ issues like inequality.
This seminar shared the most recent insights and learning on what works in place-based approaches to improving outcomes for children and young people, drawing on findings from two What Works centres: What Works Scotland and the Wales Centre for Public Policy.
Case study which highlights the work of STRiVE, a third sector interface in East Lothian, and its initiative to strengthen the participation of third sector organisations in local governance.