Design in the Public Sector evaluation report 2018

Report
27/02/2018

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Inside you will find

  • A summary of what we’ve learnt from helping public sector staff to use design approaches, with a particular focus on the most recent cohorts who have completed the programme in the East Midlands and London

This will interest

  • Public sector staff
  • Design researchers

This summary report is about what we’ve learnt from helping public sector staff to use design approaches. Design Council has run nine cohorts of our public sector programme since 2014, with local authorities and other public sector organisations across England and Scotland. A tenth cohort is in progress at the time of writing.

  • The programme supports participating teams to ‘reframe’ challenges
  • Design methods enable greater participation and different conversations
  • The programme helps improve awareness of design and enables skills transfer

News & opinion

Councils turn to design to tackle public health challenges 14 projects from 18 councils across England have been selected onto Design Council’s Design in Public Sector programme. 14 projects from 18 councils across England have been selected onto Design Council’s Design in Public Sector programme.

News — 30/10/2018

Five things we learned at Design in the Public Sector Ellen Care, Transformation and Change Officer for the London Borough of Bexley, gives us her top 5 things she will take from her time on the programme Ellen Care, Transformation and Change Officer for the London Borough of Bexley, gives us her top 5 things she will take from the programme.

Feature — 23/07/2018

Looking back on last year's Design in the Public Sector programme A brief look back at some of the public health challenges explored through our Design in the Public Sector programme last year. A brief look back at some of the public health challenges explored through our Design in the Public Sector programme last year.

Feature — 09/07/2018

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