What Works Scotland recently published an in-depth case study focused on Operation Modulus in the Gorbals but in this blog from April 2016 Dr Richard Brunner asks what is the purpose of a case study and how can people learn from them?
What Works Scotland research associate, James Henderson reflects on developments in discussed at the Health and Social Care Benchmarking Network’s national conference on 3 December 2015
Alex Stobart of Mydex Community Interest Company about collaboration and more person-centred services. Published January 2016.
This blog from January 2016 by Dr Hayley Bennett, What Works Scotland, Gary Smith and Coryn Barclay from Fife Council, explores the sanctions data available through the Department of Work and Pensions and how it can be used at a local level.
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.
Karen Seditas offers an overview in May 2016 of What Works Scotland knowledge partners’ resources for Evidence to Action (E2A).
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.
Jane Cullingworth, a What Works Scotland PhD candidate, reports in November 2016 on work to develop a vision that re-imagines community planning in Scotland.
The revised National Standards for Community Engagement. These were developed by What Works Scotland and the Scottish Community Development Centre with a focus on strengthening participation and community engagement, particularly in the context of the Community Empowerment Act.
Report published by the Glasgow Centre for Population Health and the Joseph Rowntree Foundation and supported by What Works Scotland, which reviews a series of collaborative service delivery projects designed to improve social and economic outcomes for people experiencing poverty in Glasgow.