Over the last few decades, all governments have seen their stewardship of public services as requiring them to introduce/adopt more and more practices and the language of commercial businesses.
As the financial challenges facing the NHS and social care bite, we are likely to hear more talk about the need to shut down
What happens when disengaged pupils are given the power to make changes to their school environment and to set their own learning goals? Can this help to break the cycle of disengagement? For the last two academic years Demos has been running a pilot in four secondary schools across the country to find out. The students know it as 'Pupil Power'.
"Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies
The common view has been that service quality is guaranteed by the training and expertise of professionals. Public service co-production especially in the health service thus still remains a rather rare plant in the UK public sector.