This partnership event in November 2017 with Carnegie UK Trust and the University of Edinburgh discussed the findings of the What Do Citizens Want? research on how support services fit into people’s day to day lives.
Response to the Scottish Government’s consultation on the socio-economic duty, which asks particular public authorities to do more to tackle the inequalities of outcome caused by socio-economic disadvantage.
This event shared the findings of an evidence review which explores the intersection between community engagement and equality.
Seminar which looked at the role of co-production, its role in reforming public services and how co-production can best be used to help develop sustainable and effective public services. Part of Co-production Week Scotland 2017.
What Works Scotland and the Scottish Community Development Centre (SCDC) are carrying out participatory research with community councillors, support officers and key local and national stakeholders to identify how community councils can have greater relevance and explore what opportunities exist for them to make a difference in the areas they represent.
The What Works Scotland response on issues of citizenship and civic engagement to the UK House of Lords in September 2017.
Research report that reveals the profound effect of formal and informal relationships on people’s wellbeing as seen through the experiences of users of housing services. Produced by the Carnegie UK Trust with support from What Works Scotland.
It’s Challenge Poverty Week intended to raise awareness, challenge stereotypes and share solutions to poverty. Works Scotland will be highlighting our poverty-related research and evidence from the past three years throughout the week.
What Works Scotland co-director Dr Oliver Escobar is to speak at a workshop on the institutionalisation of participatory and deliberative democracy organised by The Centre for the Study of Democracy at the University of Westminster in London.
This seminar discussed some of the key concepts that underpin collaborative leadership in public service settings and reflect on what this means for practitioners. reform (PSR) when working within the complex dynamics of public services.