This seminar shared the most recent insights and learning on what works in place-based approaches to improving outcomes for children and young people, drawing on findings from two What Works centres: What Works Scotland and the Wales Centre for Public Policy.
A short introduction to place-based approaches, a holistic approach that can cross policy sectors and silos, and links to key resources to learn more.
The role of What Works Scotland in developing understanding of place-based approaches. Place-based approaches to public service reform emerged as one of the key priority areas within the West Dunbartonshire case site. The community profiles developed through collaboration with What
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.
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.