communities

Research that profiles the work of 19 projects with the aim of illustrating how asset-based approaches are being supplied in Scotland.

The case studies highlight the key characteristics of asset-based working and demonstrate the strengths and challenges of the approach for individuals, the wider community and project staff.

Research project that considers how the mitigation of risk of adverse outcomes for disadvantaged communities can be addressed.

Social enterprise, characterised by organisations enacting a hybrid mix of non-profit and for-profit characteristics, is increasingly regarded as an important component in the regeneration of areas affected by social and economic deprivation. In parallel there has been growing academic, practitioner and policy interest in 'social value' and 'social impact' within the broader 'social economy'.

Booklet which introduces a summarised, communication-focussed view of various approaches to public dialogue and deliberation. It brings together ideas from various disciplines and fields of practice to explore how they can be put to work towards meaningful public engagement.

Project aimed to map the community assets in Wirral, and measure their impact using a social value approach. 

This report provides a summary of the project methods and findings.

Provides conceptual substantiation and practical guidance for co-producing research with communities; and advances the theory and practice of co-producing research with communities.

Consultation document that invites views on the details of the proposed new model for community justice in Scotland.

For more story-based resources, see the Storybank.

This TED Ed resource is a quick introduction to the filmed case studies sharing stories of resilience amongst at-risk youth. The New Zealand singer Kimbra is the Ambassador for this UNESCO project and introduces the material. She also shares her own lessons in resilience building speaking directly to her peers.

For more story-based resources, see the Storybank.

Resource aimed at helping groups of people to work with stories in a systematic way that supports learning and inspires action to improve places.