Research report that considers how public service leadership is changing in the era of community empowerment, collaboration and co-production, and how leadership can rise to the challenge.
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.
This policy briefing focuses how public service leadership needs to change to lead organisations involved in collaboration, co-production, community engagement and partnership.
This policy briefing focuses why we need to rethink leadership practice in public services and what works for leadership in collaborative settings.
Professor Chris Chapman reflects on lessons from London for the Scottish Attainment Challenge, a £100 million initiative designed to close the gap in attainment of children from more and less advantaged backgrounds.
Research report, executive summary and literature review examining how public services, primarily schools but also other services such as health and social care, are meeting the educational provision needs of refugee children in Scotland. It focuses not only on the ‘formal’ aspects of education but also the school as a site for integration for refugee children and their families.
Children’s Neighbourhoods Scotland will receive £2 million of funding as part of the Scottish Government’s plans to address child poverty. The programme is an innovative collaboration between What Works Scotland, Policy Scotland and Glasgow Centre for Population Health.
About the Children’s Neighbourhoods Scotland, a five-year project in Bridgeton and Dalmarnock in Glasgow which brings people together to do more for children and young people, which will develop and pilot a practical example of the What Works Scotland approach to place-based change.
This seminar discussed some of the key concepts that underpin collaborative leadership in public service settings and reflect on what this means for practitioners. reform (PSR) when working within the complex dynamics of public services.
What Works Scotland co-director Professor Chris Chapman is taking on a new role as Director of Policy Scotland.