What Works Scotland and community planning partnerships put themselves under the spotlight at an event where participants shared their collaborative action research experiences from across Scotland, and examined this way of working.
Author: Richard Brunner, What Works Scotland
Date: 4 July 2016
In this blog, Richard Brunner, research associate at What Works Scotland, highlights the findings. For What Works Scotland CAR means working in planned research projects with groups of practitioners from a range of CPPs.
Among the event conclusions, we found that the innovative CAR approach is proving effective. It provides a strong model to drive through public service reform and develop new evidence-informed initiatives. Having time to reflect and plan policy and practice developments is rare, but something practitioners value—an essential element of the CAR approach.