Seminar that drew together some of the key findings from the What Works Scotland research on public service and community leadership, and was a forum for discussion of ideas and responses to develop leadership that takes our public services and the leadership agenda to the next level.
Our work on participatory budgeting (PB) explores how PB supports public service reform and participation in democracy and decision-making.
This policy briefing focuses on evaluability assessment, a systematic and collaborative approach to deciding whether and how an evaluation should be done. EA involves stakeholders working together to reach a consensus view of what the policy or service change is expected to achieve, what data sources are available to measure change processes and outcomes, and what is the best approach to evaluation.
What Works Scotland is organising three final free conferences to share the findings of our research on public service reform.
The impact of What Works Scotland on universities and academic research.
The impact of What Works Scotland on evaluation planning, in particular the increasing use of evaluability assessments.
How What Works Scotland has inspired, informed and facilitated developments in participatory budgeting, locally, nationally and internationally.
What Works Scotland’s impact on long-term change in public services and putting Christie into practice, including our impact and activities in Scotland, the UK and abroad.
Webinar looking at the role of community anchors in public service reform, drawing on our research report on community-led, holistic community organisations.
Conference exploring the role and use of data and evidence as key components in the development, design and delivery of good public services.