All this week Caireen has been working with Ruth Kennedy to deliver six PublicOffice workshops for colleagues from across the Council, PCT, voluntary sector, police, schools, etc to think about how early years services (-9months to 7) could be transformed. It was great to be back in the unique PublicOffice space again and to be working with Ruth. Find out more about Total Place in Croydon and ThePublicOffice.
This publication shares what the commission has been doing over the past year and what it plans to do next. Most importantly, it sets out 12 early ideas about how learning at Harris could be in the future. These are the ideas that have captured the imagination of young people and teachers in the first year and that the commission will investigate further in 2009/10. Download file
In our role as Learning Partner for the Lab at NESTA, we are working with Kerry McCarthy and Vicky Costello to develop a 'how to' guide on the challenge prize approach used in the Big Green Challenge programme. www.biggreenchallenge.org.uk
We're looking for a bright, enthusiastic and focused individual to work closely alongside the Directors to provide support to our current projects.
This is a great opportunity for the right individual to get directly involved in and make a difference to the success of some innovative social projects.Find out more »
Gene and Denis Mongon are working with Dave Hill (Executive Director for Children, Young People and Learners) and colleagues across and beyond the Council on the development of an effective Children's Trust.Find out more »
Caireen and Ruth have spent three intense days this week taking 130 colleagues from Barking and Dagenham council through ThePublicOffice experience.
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Today Gene is facilitating a workshop to celebrate the work undertaken by the four local authorities involved in the Innovation Catalyst collaborative workstream on youth crime. Colleagues from Young Foundation, Innovation Unit, IDeA, NESTA and various RIEPs all in attendance. Take a look at the work we've done to capture the council's stories. Download fileFind out more »
Caireen and Ruth worked alongside colleagues from Private Equity Foundation, DCSF and Innovation Exchange to deliver an inspiring event today.Find out more »
Innovation Catalyst is a new partnership set up to generate, incubate and spread innovation in local government. We are working as part of the Catalyst team on a collaborative workstream focused on youth crime - providing innovation consultancy to Knowsley and Westminster local authorities, designing and delivering a series of collaborative workshops and capturing 'lessons learned' and insights from the work.Find out more »