26 March 2015
23 March 2015
What Works Scotland Co-Director 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.
11 March 2015
Christian Storstein shares a blog post from the Democratic Sector Day, organised by Oliver Escobar and colleagues from What Works Scotland.
See it on the Scottish Government Digital Engagement blog: http://blogs.scotland.gov.uk/digitalengagement/2015/03/06/democratic-sector-day/
A Better Place: Communities, Citizens and Consumers & New Approaches to Social Policy & Public Services
Alistair Stoddart, Community Engagement & Scotland Lead with The Democratic Society, shares some initial thoughts from the Better Place forum.
9 March 2015
What Works Scotland Directors James Mitchell and Ken Gibb examine prevention and what stands in the way of making progress in a shift to prevention.
5 March 2015
Richard Brunner, What Works Scotland Research Fellow, and Nick Watson,What Works Scotland Co-Director, explore the concept of 'capabilities' as a framework for public service reform. A working paper on capabilities has also been published.
4 March 2015
What Works Scotland Co-Director Ken Gibb, and Research Fellow Claire Bynner reflect on starting work with West Dunbartonshire Council as one of our What Works Scotland case study partners.
2 March 2015
Since the launch of What Works Scotland in June 2014, we have been establishing our case study areas and setting up a staff team. Here we introduce two of our research fellows Richard Brunner and Claire Bynner.