A working paper examining the findings of four What Works Scotland researchers during a three-year programme to explore collaborative action research with four community planning partnerships.
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
What Works Scotland Community Planning Partnerships partners identified partnership working as a key issue at the heart of public service reform.Karen Seditas shares some of the key findings of a review of research and other evidence about partnership working.
– what would you do if your organisational head said, “Think Yes” in everything you do? In this blog from July 2015 Claire Bynner and Ken Gibb describe the experiences of housing officers from Glasgow Housing Association following their new chief executive’s approach to leadership – “Think Yes” in everything you do?
Guest blogger Anthony Fisher,Team Leader in a Community Care Team and member of Scottish Collaborative Innovation Partnership Process, attempts to simplify, in June 2015, why partnership is the way ahead and that it’s so much more than sharing office space.
How do we ensure that diversity flourishes in collaborations and partnerships? What Works Scotland co-director Ken Gibb reflects on the argument of applied economist Tim Hartford in his January 2017 book, Messy, on creativity and resilience.
Exploration of a March 2018 report generated by the work of What Works Scotland, Aberdeenshire Community Planning Partnership and partners into emerging multi-layered preventative partnership working in the Aberdeenshire area.
Gary Smith, a member of the Fife welfare reform inquiry team reflects, in December 2017, on the experience and impact of the collaborative action research activities for What Works Scotland.
Professor Chris Chapman reflects on lessons from London for the Scottish Attainment Challenge, a £100 million initiative designed to close the gap in attainment of children from more and less advantaged backgrounds.
Erica Wimbush shares a blog post from the policy reunion focused on the emergence and evolution of community planning partnerships (CPPs) organised and chaired by Professor Ken Gibb as part of the What Works Scotland initiative.