Report that describes the evaluability assessment (EA) process used by What Works Scotland to develop and recommend options to evaluate the Glasgow area-based initiative Thriving Places.
This review gauges the extent and nature of available literature on the cost of school holidays for families in the UK with low income and the effects holidays have on children’s educational attainment. Published July 2015.
This case study of Operation Modulus, an innovative violence and anti-social behaviour intervention aimed at a gang of young people. It shows how partnership, co-production and an outcome-focus can be successfully put into practice, and demonstrates that leadership is an additional essential element of successfully ‘operationalising Christie’.
An event to update delegates on the latest developments within community planning and enable the sharing of knowledge and practical support to help improve community participation, public service delivery and outcomes. Held on September 2015.
This working paper sets out What Works Scotland’s early thinking on using the capabilities approach, as a conceptual framework to assess what communities want from their public services, and explains why and how capabilities is a useful approach to evaluate public service reform in Scotland.