A guide intended to assist practitioners in a wide range of public service organisations to extend their practical skills to design collaborative action research projects that engage a broad constituency and encourage the involvement of colleagues who are less familiar with the approach.
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.
Co-produced report that illustrates 10 key issues for the practice of collaborative and inquiring approaches to partnership working for health and social care integration. These are from the Beyond Action Learning project in Aberdeenshire which used an ‘action learning set’ approach.
Report of the first collaborative action research retreat for representatives from Aberdeenshire, Fife, Glasgow and West Dunbartonshire – our case site partners – and the What Works Scotland team, held in June 2015.
This working paper describes the approach followed by the What Works Scotland team in carrying out a ‘mini-inquiry’ exercise to develop the What Works Scotland collaborative action research framework.
Report from a national collaborative learning event for the practitioners with whom What Works Scotland is working most closely in its four case site partner community planning partnerships: Aberdeenshire, Glasgow, Fife, and West Dunbartonshire. It describes the purpose, the activities,
This report ‘scopes’ or explores the discussions across a Collaborative Learning Day in Aberdeenshire as a group of approximately 40 people from public, third/community and research sectors in sought to think further about what it means to put ‘Christie’ into action.
A report from a community-led action planning event organised by What Works Scotland and West Dunbartonshire Community Planning Partnership in October 2015.
Report from the first Fife Home Retreat in October 2015, which outlines some of the collaborative action research work with representatives from Fife Community Planning Partnership.
This action research report looks at community capacity-building which improves health and wellbeing and supports the process of health and social care integration. It focuses on a Community Links project in rural Aberdeenshire, and identifies good practice in community linking, its development and spread.