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1301, 2016

Social Investment and Social Innovation under crisis in Greece

January 13th, 2016|blog|Comments Off on Social Investment and Social Innovation under crisis in Greece

by Professor Alexandra Koronaiou and Alexandros Sakellariou, Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences of Athens

The fields of social investment and social innovation are under-developed in Greece. They are rather unstable and vague, due to the absence of a central policy that would call for a socially-oriented action plan to be designed. The Greek state has never given priority […]

2311, 2015

Community Reporting for Insight: Capturing Snapshots of Lived Experience

November 23rd, 2015|blog|Comments Off on Community Reporting for Insight: Capturing Snapshots of Lived Experience

by Gary Copitch and Hayley Trowbridge
People’s Voice Media, UK
We think that people telling their own stories about the experiences that matter to them, and that have impacted on their lives is powerful stuff. Using pocket technology to capture these stories and the Internet to share them with others is exactly what community reporting is all […]

1911, 2015

Market approaches to welfare-to-work in the UK: the jury is still out

November 19th, 2015|blog|Comments Off on Market approaches to welfare-to-work in the UK: the jury is still out

by Professor Chris Fox, InnoSi Project Director and Director of the Policy Evaluation and Research Unit at Manchester Metropolitan University.

One of the aims of the InnoSi project is to identify and evaluate existing innovative and strategic approaches to social welfare reform, which utilise social innovation at a regional and local level. In the UK one […]