What Works Scotland will conclude its formal programme of work at the end of December 2018 but our resources will still be available and some pieces of work will continue into 2019.
This website, with all our publications, videos, resources from events and other content will be available online, for several more years. Our resources will also be available on the What Works Scotland group on the Knowledge Hub.
We have a final event taking place this year.
Effective leadership and networked governance: Public service and community leadership – What works and why?
Conference to draw together some of the key findings from the What Works Scotland research on public service and community leadership, a forum for discussion and the development of ideas and responses to develop leadership that takes our public services and the leadership agenda to the next level.
- Date: 4 December, 10am-1pm
- Location: The Lighthouse, Glasgow
There will be a few more events taking place next year including:
- Leadership event for Orkney and other local authorities in the new year, building on the work of SOLACE and ADES around public service leadership across local authority boundaries
- Christie today: taking stock of public service reform – an overview of the main themes that What Works Scotland has explored over the last four years
- Conference on the reform of Community Councils – a joint event with the Scottish Community Development Centre
- Conference about Mini-publics
Publications and resources
There are several more publications still to come, including:
- Community Planning Officers – second survey results
- Collaborative action research report across the What Works Scotland case sites
- Aberdeenshire case site learning report
- Participation Requests review report
- Participation and representation in the third sector
- Leadership in public services report
- Community Councils review -co-authored with the Scottish Community Development Centre
- Research and Policy briefing on participatory budgeting
- Research and Policy briefing on community engagement
One of our final pieces of work will be an concise overview of the main themes that What Works Scotland has explored over the last four years.
And we’ll soon be asking for your views about What Works Scotland, our activities and outputs. Look out for our stakeholder survey.