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In the past few years, the term ‘a perfect storm’ has been employed to describe the twin challenges of relentless growth in demand for public services at a time of flat or reducing government budgets.
If schools are going to be able to meet contemporary challenges we cannot continue to think the answer lies is incrementally changing the schools of today, argues Malcolm Groves FRSA. He sets out a new vision and framework for reform.
One of the challenges for turning ideas into actions is sourcing the funding and financing of innovative programmes designed to test new ways of doing things. Edward Hickman FRSA argues that this challenge is most acute in the sphere of public services.
Martin Elliott FRSA argues that current thinking about care as a system will not meet our needs.
Eddy Adam FRSA has spent the past year looking at how cities can innovate in addressing the challenges they face in the 21st century. Central to this is how cities can better learn from one another.
As spending cuts continue to impact on arts funding, the need for measuring impacts is more important than ever. William Wingate FRSA argues that there maybe an unlikely model from which to learn: transport.
Dr Anthony Amatrudo FRSA looks at the popular understanding of criminal law, and how the ‘CSI effect’ has made us more scared and punitive.
Stigmatisation and misunderstanding of addiction can only be overcome when recovering addicts are prepared to share their stories, according to Beth Burgess
Public service ‘improvement’ strategies should be measured by how lives have improved for individuals and their communities, argues Dr. Peter Dudley FRSA
Henry Kippin outlines the scope of a new project that looks at how the UK can learn from public services in the developing world