Nick Bland of What Works Scotland, discusses an event in September 2016 which focused on helping people to understand how institutions in society can perpetuate inequality and strategies to change this.
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.
Exploration of a March 2018 report generated by the work of What Works Scotland, Aberdeenshire Community Planning Partnership and partners into emerging multi-layered preventative partnership working in the Aberdeenshire area.
Summary report that shares the findings from a trial of a ‘mini-public’ process, focussed on a community bonfire, to enable communities and public services to interact more meaningfully.
Annual evaluations of the police and fire reform, which aim to assess if the aims of the reform have been met, identify lessons for future public service reform and evaluate the wider impact of the reform. The evaluations are produced by What Works Scotland, the Scottish Institute for Policing Research and ScotCen for Scottish Government.
Research report and summary about Pioneering Collaborative Leadership, an experimental initiative testing an innovative development approach for public service leaders in Scotland. Published in July 2017, it covers its first 18 months and includes a case study from the East Lothian Partnership.
Examples of mini-publics which what Works Scotland has been involved with, and reflections on what we have learnt from these experiments.
What Works Scotland is sharing its findings from a trial of a ‘mini-public’ process to enable communities and public services to interact more meaningfully. What Works Scotland joined forces with police, fire and council services in the North East of Scotland to experiment with a citizens’ jury .
Report of the first collaborative action research retreat for representatives from Aberdeenshire, Fife, Glasgow and West Dunbartonshire – our case site partners – and the What Works Scotland team, held in June 2015.
This 2016 working paper describes an example of collaboration between a group of public service leaders to develop a learning and development ‘offer’ to support collaborative leadership in public services, called the Enabling Collaborative Leadership Pioneer Programme.