If you’re wondering how co-production came about in the UK and especially in Wales, Dan’s presentation (12’47) covers the journey since the 1960’s with key thinkers like Sherry Arnstein, Elinor Ostrom, and Edgar Cahn; and the development work in the UK by Nesta and the New Economics Foundation. Any other key contributors to this picture that you know about? Let us know! Here’s a summary infographic below (click to open as a pdf in a […]
Alliance for Useful Evidence “This practice guide has been created to help you use research evidence to improve your work. It will help you: Learn about evidence-informed decision-making, and why research is an essential element of it. Understand the different scenarios when using evidence can help you, as well as the types of evidence you might need at different stages of development. Explore different types of evidence, how to choose the most appropriate and how […]
This Nesta blog uses prepositions to organise thinking around “how to bridge the expectations gap in public services and restore public trust.” For, to, with, by… Read it in full: https://www.nesta.org.uk/blog/the-grammar-of-good-government-or-why-prepositions-matter/
Leonard Cheshire will use a £1million loan from Nesta’ Innovate To Save Programme, to develop and scale their IAC project across Wales. Innovation for Active Communities (IAC – formerly known as Prime Members Club) offers adults receiving direct payments a way to pool their one-to-one support hours. These can then be used against a variety of group-based social activities at varying times of the week, reducing the number of carers needed to support the activities and […]
In September 2017, Nesta and the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport launched the Connected Communities Innovation Fund. The fund focuses on how we can incorporate non-traditional modes of volunteering – often informal – to tap into the skills and experiences of people within communities. Here are 12 of the 16 grantees who have proposed innovations to mobilise many more people, and to support people and places to thrive, alongside public services. Read more about […]
This catalogue was commissioned by Nesta to support the People Powered health programme and produced by nef. It has a particular focus on case studies from health and social care, as well as resources and other information on co-production in the UK and internationally. You can find it online here.