Kelly Ann McKercher, who works in Australia as Beyond Sticky Notes, has collated 6 essential mindsets for co-design, which apply very much across the co-production spectrum: Elevating lived experience Curiosity Hospitality Being in the grey Learning through doing Valuing many perspectives Read the details on their website over here: https://www.beyondstickynotes.com/mindsets-for-codesign
Category: 10. Supporting tools
Tools and methods to help you “do” co-production
Facilitating online in virtual spaces
Chris Corrigan has just shared this resource online: “a collaborative effort from dozens of Art of Hosting practitioners the world over, who wrote and compiled this guide to hosting and engagement online.” With the recommendation: “Enjoy it. Use it. Make things better.” Link to view and download the pdf right here.
Top 10 resources on the use of evidence.
If you’re always hunting for useful resources on the effective use of evidence, then have a look at these reference documents. In recent years there has been a welcome increase in the publication of this guidance material and, as we receive loads of requests for this type of information, I thought I would share our […]
The SUCCESS model
A co-produced method to involve service users in research: the SUCCESS model Evans, B. A., Porter, A., Snooks, H. and Burholt, V. (2019) (SUCCESS = Service Users with Chronic Conditions Encouraging Sensible Solutions) https://bmcmedresmethodol.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12874-019-0671-6
Psychologically Informed Environments – PIE
Blog post on why PIE is useful to the front-line of organisations dealing with homelessness. https://www.homeless.org.uk/connect/blogs/2017/feb/08/why-pie-rationale-for-psychologically-informed-environments 2. A useful guide on how to implement PIE by Westminster City Council. http://meam.org.uk/2015/10/28/new-resource-on-psychologically-informed-environments/ 3. Summary of an article on implementing PIE into a young persons homeless shelter and the impact it made to interactions between staff and those […]
Tools for evaluation
Participatory video & most significant change. A useful tool to evaluate certain instances of co-production. https://insightshare.org/resources/participatory-video-and-the-most-significant-change/ Most Significant Change: “The Most Significant Change (MSC) technique is a form of participatory monitoring and evaluation. It is participatory because many project stakeholders are involved both in deciding the sorts of change to be recorded and in analysing […]
Tools for communities.
An examination of the many differing methods by which communities can start rebuilding themselves. Focusing on sharing time, expertise, resources and engendering collective sharing of experience. https://neweconomics.org/uploads/files/fea0db02c5bc026584_kxm6i29hf.pdf
Reflection questions (by the Satori Lab)
The Satori Lab work to help people in the public sector and other public value organisations to change their culture. They have produced these excellent reflection questions that they occasionally hand out on a postcard (particularly in their workshops) and if you contact them and ask nicely they might send you one in the post. The […]
Revaluation: A participative approach to measuring and making change.
A summary of the new process of Revaluation making Evaluation an integral part of the provision of services. “Revaluation is best suited to contexts in which complexity is acknowledged, such that “what is going on?” is recognised as a good opening question. When subsequent questions relate to the value of that activity (eg “what is good?”, “what […]
A write up by Helen Sharp in the Ideas Hub website: “Community Circles help people be happier, healthier and more connected with the support of those around them. This is a concept that the Ideas Hub has championed through sharing many stories and case studies, such as Keyring and SolvaCare. Community Circles help to create a circle […]