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.
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.
Working paper that aims to remove the confusion surrounding what place-based approaches are, the rationales behind their use, the development of this approach to public service reform in Scotland and the future challenges presented by austerity and welfare reform.
Case site paper that discusses the experience of What Works Scotland, the Glasgow Centre for Population Health and the West Dunbartonshire Community Planning Team in developing community profiles for the purposes of place-based working.
What Works Scotland presentation at the Scottish Government’s 2015 Community Planning Conference entitled Changing Lives, Delivering Success: Turning Ambition into Action.
An overview of place-based working both historically and in the context of current practice across Scotland has been published by WWS partner the Improvement Service. Place-based approaches to joint planning, resourcing and delivery – An overview of current practice in