Guest blogger Elinor Findlay, Office of the Chief Social Policy Adviser, Scottish Government, discusses our understanding of 'co-production', an increasingly popular term used in policy design and in response to the challenges associated with public sector reform. But, what is it? What does it mean for how services are designed and delivered? And, what does it mean for people and communities, and how they engage with each other and with services? And – an important question for me as a researcher – what evidence is there of its benefits and impact?
28 May 2015
15 May 2015
14 May 2015
Closing the commissioning gap: Supporting community and social enterprise through participatory budgeting
Guest blogger Jez Hall, from PB Partners, discusses the potential role of participatory budgeting in future community service provision.
7 May 2015
Guest blogger Cormac Russell, Managing Director of Nurture Development, Faculty member of the ABCD Institute and Director of ABCD Europe, continues the discussion on asset-based community development, initiated by an earlier blog