Seminar that drew together some of the key findings from the What Works Scotland research on public service and community leadership, and was a forum for discussion of ideas and responses to develop leadership that takes our public services and the leadership agenda to the next level.
Webinar looking at the role of community anchors in public service reform, drawing on our research report on community-led, holistic community organisations.
Audio, slides and transcription from a webinar which looked what needs to happen to ensure that the mainstreaming of PB simultaneously carves out space for more complex participatory and deliberative processes in local government decision-making.
In this seminar Professor Daniel Muijs, Head of Research at OfSTED, spoke about encouraging the development of evidence-informed approaches across the education sector.
Seminar to present key What Works Scotland learnings from Evidence to Action projects and practical advice and tools for incorporating the use of evidence in decision-making and public service delivery.
This seminar examined what we can learn from the experience of holding a Citizens’ Assembly about Brexit and considered the role of participatory processes like this in current decision-making in Scotland.
How What Works Scotland is sharing our insights and learning from working with a range of public service partners to co-produce research inquiries and processes using a collaborative action research (CAR) approach.
This partnership event in November 2017 with Carnegie UK Trust and the University of Edinburgh discussed the findings of the What Do Citizens Want? research on how support services fit into people’s day to day lives.
Seminar which looked at the role of co-production, its role in reforming public services and how co-production can best be used to help develop sustainable and effective public services. Part of Co-production Week Scotland 2017.
This event, organised by What Works Scotland and the Centre for Research on Families and Relationships, explored the evidence and issues surrounding actions to tackle child poverty locally in Scotland. It launched ‘Tackling child poverty: Actions to prevent and mitigate child poverty at the local level’, an accessible, action-oriented evidence review produced by What Works Scotland’s Evidence Bank.