What Works Scotland co-director Peter Craig has contributed to new evaluation support materials for health and wellbeing professionals.
Hannah Wheatley from the New Economics Foundation introduces the What Works Centre for Wellbeing, launched in June 2015 by the What Works Network as a government-funded initiative aiming to enable stakeholders to access evidence on wellbeing.
What does ‘place’ offer to public service development? in this blog from December 2016 What Works Scotland’s Claire Bynner examines the role of place-based approaches – what works and what doesn’t.
What Works Scotland co-director Dr Sarah Morton writes in January 2017 about the processes involved in setting up an evidence bank which allows public and voluntary sector partners to access existing research evidence to help decision-making.
Case study that examines how the approach and learning from a successful violence and anti-social behaviour intervention has spread to two other communities. The report shows how the distinct characteristics of the Operation Modulus approach support the principles and practice of public service reform, more widely and in relation to other issues.
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.
Joe Brady from the Scottish Refugee Council explains an organisational change process that led to a sharper focus on assets. Here, he explains how service redesign was achieved.
2018 is the last year for What Works Scotland so we’ll be focused on drawing together the findings from the different strands of our work and spreading the word about what’s been learnt about collaborative public service reform.
What Works Scotland has secured funding for an extra year. This will allow us to consolidate and further spread the learning that we have learnt from our collaborations with organisations and individuals from across the public sector in Scotland.
How What Works Scotland and Glasgow community planning partners used a collaborative action research model, to develop an evaluation approach to assess the impact of participatory budgeting activities and a PB evaluation toolkit.