• CoProWeekScot 2021 – Talking co-production in Scottish Government

    23rd November 2021 by

    Co-pro week scot 2021: The future of co-production in Scotland 22nd-26th November 2021

    This year’s CoProWeekScot is taking place this week (22-26 November) and is a chance for people across Scotland to come together and share their co-production stories and learn from each other.  CoProWeekScot is organised by the Scottish Co-production Network, which is in turn run by Scottish Community Development Centre (SCDC). SCDC receives funding from the...

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  • A global public engagement talk – while still wearing my slippers

    19th February 2020 by

    Read Niamh Webster’s presentation from Apolitical’ s online workshop on public engagement in policymaking. Imagine giving a presentation to 700 people all over the world while still wearing your slippers. This happened to me recently. No, not a bad dream, just speaking at a global Apolitical online workshop. Sitting at my kitchen table on video...

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  • Culture is at the core of digital transformation

    19th May 2017 by

    Cultural attitudes and your approach to digital transformation are the key drivers to success or failure.

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  • Learning by example

    3rd November 2016 by

    We recently invited Louise Macdonald, Chief Executive of Young Scot, to join us to give a masterclass presentation about using Twitter to senior leaders at the Scottish Government. Having previously been voted in the top 30 UK "Social CEOs" by the Guardian, we were delighted she accepted.

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  • Making digital friends

    15th July 2016 by

    I’ve only been in government for nine months and every time I say what I do one of my friends asks “what does that actually mean?” Until now, civil servants have often been seen as a faceless mass behind ministers. That needs to change.

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  • Social reporting training at Participation Week

    9th June 2015 by

    We are taking part in Participation Week by putting on some training and digital surgeries and yesterday we held our first session with the super talented Rosie McIntosh of Third Sector Lab on social reporting events.

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