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1312, 2017

Educational Handbook of Social Investment

December 13th, 2017|Education|Comments Off on Educational Handbook of Social Investment

In this handbook we would like to inform (future) social and public professionals about the results of our extensive comparative research on welfare state reforms in Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Spain, Sweden, The Netherlands and UK. The research reveals how reforms take place in local practice and gives insights on the implications of […]

2010, 2017

Meeting the challenge of reforming public services

October 20th, 2017|blog|Comments Off on Meeting the challenge of reforming public services

First published on 13/10/2017 by MetroPolis https://mcrmetropolis.uk/ 

By Prof Chris Fox

New challenges

The challenges that the post-war public sector was built to respond to have changed: life expectancy has risen, employment rates are as high as they have ever been, , crime has fallen and technological innovations have provided new opportunities for work and leisure. The challenges the modern state faces are […]

1110, 2017

The InnoSI findings booklet

October 11th, 2017|Education, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The InnoSI findings booklet

Innovative Social Investment: Strengthening Communities in Europe (INNOSI) asks how to design robust social investment strategies which can deal with emerging socio-economic challenges but that meet the needs of individuals and communities. Many models are possible depending upon how policy, social and managerial roles are distributed between the public, private and third sectors and the […]

1110, 2017

InnoSI Video

October 11th, 2017|Education|Comments Off on InnoSI Video

Innovative Social Investment: Strengthening communities in Europe
This video describes and explains the core mission of the InnoSI project and the people it is attempting to reach.

It provides an overview of some of the main achievements and gives an idea of the vision of the future of welfare states around Europe.

Click here to be able to […]

2609, 2017

Synthesis and conclusions of the InnoSI case studies

September 26th, 2017|reports|Comments Off on Synthesis and conclusions of the InnoSI case studies

This is the third and final report of INNOSI Work Package 4.  It consists of a synthesis of findings and learning from twenty case studies.  Research literature on the Social Investment policy paradigm is extensive and influential, as shown in our report from the scientific perspective (D 2.2). There is also a growing body of […]

2209, 2017

WP4 Case study Guidance

September 22nd, 2017|reports|Comments Off on WP4 Case study Guidance

The InnoSI consortium includes here a comprehensive guide to conducting in-depth case studies to be used in Work Package 4 of the project.

We hope that this Guide will provide useful pointers and ideas to other research teams.

Please click here to access the complete guide.

The specific objectives are:

Identify and evaluate innovative and strategic approaches to social […]

409, 2017

Innovative Social Investment: Finding New Routes to Make Social Rights Real

September 4th, 2017|events, news, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Innovative Social Investment: Finding New Routes to Make Social Rights Real

The final meeting of the InnoSI project will take place on 13th October, 2017 at the Novotel Leuven Centrum in Leuven, near Brussels.

The event will draw on all of the different strands of work undertaken during the 30 month project and focus on the challenge of making new social rights real. The keynote speech will be by […]

409, 2017

Social Innovation: the Integration of Social Values in Business Models

September 4th, 2017|reports|Comments Off on Social Innovation: the Integration of Social Values in Business Models

This presentartion forms a part of a report by our Dutch team of Rob Grundemann, Eva Hijmans and Sandra Geelhoed on how innovative business models can incorporate social values to improve wellbeing and enchance the capacity of individuals to take action to improve their living conditions.

Click here to access the presentation, which was given at […]

1004, 2017

InnoSI Conference Bilbao 30 May 2017

April 10th, 2017|news|Comments Off on InnoSI Conference Bilbao 30 May 2017

The future of the labour market: Is the social investment paradigm a solution?
Actors from local and regional government, experts from academia and NGOs will come together to debate issues related to social investment and its effects on the labour market in the Spanish case. Representatives of the InnoSI consortium will be presenting some of the […]

2403, 2017

Transversal themes for InnoSI community reporting

March 24th, 2017|ECEC, Education/Training, Family, unemployment, video|Comments Off on Transversal themes for InnoSI community reporting

Click on the following links to access themed summaries of the work done on the WP5 community reporter series.
These reports are designed to provide accounts of real-life experiences of themes related to social investment.
Click here for the report on social investment in issues related to agriculture.

Click here for a report on social integration initiatives.

Click here for […]