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Conference focused on engaging with research insights into what works, and what does not, in community empowerment, as well as discussing implications for the future of policy and practice in Scotland.
Case study report that highlights the complex and diverse ways in which public services use evidence in decision-making processes using information gathered from a Scottish community planning partnership.
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.
In this guest post, Jane Atterton from Scotland’s Rural College (SRC) examines what a ‘place-based approach’ means for Scotland’s rural areas.
The first in a series of short blogs looking at ABCD, this guest blog written by Cormac Russell from Nurture Development, introduces collective efficacy and grassroots power.
Blog about a project which examines how evidence is being used in West Dunbartonshire to make decisions and how it could be made more useful for community planning partners and local communities.
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.
Findings from an interim evaluation of ‘Your Community’, a neighbourhood-level, place-based approach to public service reform in West Dunbartonshire, aimed at supporting communities to become more sustainable, thriving, and aspirational, and to improve service delivery.
Latest in our series of blogs on place-based inequality, in which Dr Jon Minton discusses evidence from a recent study of risk and vulnerability to death in Scotland. The evidence shows that within the most disadvantaged neighbourhoods men are more vulnerable to death by alcohol, suicide or drugs.