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Case studies on the Ideas Hub

The Ideas Hub is an online platform for collecting and sharing the stories of those who are already using collaborative, asset based and community approaches in their work on the front line. Case studies are published in the following categories – follow the links for more! Asset based Blog Case study Children and young people Co-production Collaboration Commissioning Community engagement Community resilience Education Idea of the Month Interview Place based health Report Social action Video Well being

In This Together – Building Knowledge About Co-Production

Slay, J., Robinson, B. (2011). In This Together – Building Knowledge About Co-Production. NEF/NESTA. https://neweconomics.org/uploads/files/b3d00daf74d4c4411b_k1m6ibw57.pdf A NEF Report detailing the design and delivery of several co-production projects. A series of case studies and personal testimonies of how co-production has had a transformative effect across a range of sectors. The report draws out the practical processes and behaviours that co-production practitioners used and adapted to successfully co-produce the design and delivery of services. This includes asset […]

Children and young people

Co-Production, the Third Sector and the delivery of public services Brandsen, T., Pestoff, V., 2006. Co-production, the third sector and the delivery of public services. PUBLIC MANAGEMENT REVIEW. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/221657221_Co-production_the_third_sector_and_the_delivery_of_public_services_An_introduction An introductory paper on co-production in relation to child care.   A Guide to Co-Producing Children’s Services Aked, J., 2009. A Guide to Co-Producing Children’s Services. NESTA. https://b.3cdn.net/nefoundation/d745aadaa37fde8bff_ypm6b5t1z.pdf A supplemental report to a larger work, this provides a framework for professionals to incorporate co-production into their […]

Children leading the way

Children are leading the way on tackling sexual harassment in schools Article from March 2017 published on theconversation.com by Emma Renold, Professor of Childhood Studies at Cardiff University. At present, Wales is the only nation that has a devolved government guide for taking a whole school approach to sexual harassment, backed by law. But we wanted to go further than this, and support young people themselves. Our research project explicitly set out to listen to the experiences of everyday sexism and […]

Good Help Award finalists

The Good Help Award was launched in February 2018 as part of the release of the Nesta and Osca publication Good and bad help: how purpose and confidence transforms lives. This publication explores the difference between ‘good help’ – that supports people to feel hopeful, identify their own goals and confidently take action – and ‘bad help’ – that undermines people’s confidence, and creates dependency and inaction. Although ‘good help’ is well evidenced and core to how many organisations support people […]

The perfect playground

By Anne Moore in The Guardian “The Land is close to the original adventure playgrounds that started in Denmark during the second world war. The first was created by the landscape architect Carl Theodor Sørensen after watching children playing on bombsites, building and demolishing. It opened in Copenhagen in August 1943 and was known as askrammellegepladsen, which translates as “junk playground”. Nothing was static or expensive – it was all wood, rope, empty vehicles, bricks and […]

Kids Solve Problems

Want To Help Kids Solve Problems? Have Them Design Their Own Solutions. “As designer Alex Pappalardo put it: ‘I realized in a very fundamental way why these students—these fourteen to seventeen year old kids–are the best individuals to be designing solutions to their problems. The three of us ‘designers’ can facilitate with design tools, but they are the experts in this arena. These students are the people who own the knowledge and foster the legacy of […]

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