Working across sectors: arts and social care

Working across sectors: arts and social care

After an encounter with some goats and successfully escaping a multi-story car park on route from sunny Dunkeld to Dundee, I eventually arrived at the Discovery Point centre overlooking the Tay. There, I was joining people from the arts, social care, education,...
Project Springboard

Project Springboard

Co-production is a process that creates change. It is a way of working with, rather than doing to, people and communities to achieve better outcomes.  Done well, the co-production process can support organisations and individuals become agents for change. This free...
How to: Using character tools in co-production

How to: Using character tools in co-production

We have been working with a number of different organisations and projects to support them to use the co-production project planner. One thing that we often discussed is trying to navigate the number of different tools that are available to us when we are facilitating...
How to: Use tools to enhance engagement in social services

How to: Use tools to enhance engagement in social services

The Co-production planner includes a suite of facilitation tools that you can use in co-production projects. Iriss produced a publication in 2016 about using tools in social services, it is a really useful introduction to tools and is nicely illustrated too! This...
How to: Address power imbalance through co-production

How to: Address power imbalance through co-production

Who’s in the room? Addressing power imbalance through co-production Over the past few months I have been working on a co-production project planning resource. Focused on putting ideas into action, it draws on my experience of delivering co-production projects with...