Our director Dr Henry Kippin writes for the MJ on place based leadership in a digital world.
Awkward bedfellows and slippery concepts a.k.a. How to lead social change
Our Director Dr Henry Kippin writes for the Clore Social Leadership programme on the challenges of leading social change in the 21st century.
The Collaborative University: connecting people, place and policy
In her latest blog, Collaborate's Adelaide Adade argues the case for a model of higher education that moves beyond intent in the sector to practical routes to change.
Insights on infrastructure for place-based system change
We are just over half-way through our research project on the infrastructure for place-based system change. This blog piece shares insights from this work so far, setting out why systems change is relevant to public services now, the role of infrastructure in supporting it and our draft infrastructure framework, which includes components such as place-based strategies, accountability, governance and data.
Collective ambition: a responsible next–step for funders?
Working with Independent funders on collaborative social change. Funders have already created good practice within their programmes of work; but how can we improve practice between them which recognises and responds to the collective responsibility they have towards the social issues they fund?
Place-Based Routes out of the Brexit Crisis
The Brexit vote strains the social cohesion that has sustained our welfare model for decades. We need to re-think how we design and deliver services and place is the key.
Helping Europe’s Social Funders to Collaborate
Last month Collaborate, along with the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, the IKEA Foundation and Big Lottery Fund, presented the Funding Ecology concept and the complimentary mapping technique at the European Foundation Centre’s annual conference. The session encouraged independent funders from across Europe to consider their role and value within a funding ecosystem, and provided examples of how mapping could support this process of awareness. See here for a more detailed review.
Understanding Systems Infrastructure
Following on from our Behaving like a System report last year, Anna Randle sets out the focus of the next stage of our research on ‘system infrastructure’
The Raffles Review of our ‘Anatomy of Collaboration’
'The Anatomy of Collaboration' is a new report from Collaborate in partnership with Oxford University’s Collaborating Centre for Values-based Practice and London South Bank University. The report sets out the key facets of successful collaboration.
Why demand management matters to Europe’s cities. The best idea you’ve never heard of
Henry Kippin writes for URBACT on why demand management will become fundamental to the sustainability of cities.