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Using data to support digital and financial inclusion

Many households have experienced financial shocks over the past few years, how can a local data driven approach to inclusion support greater resilience?

England & Wales, Global, Scotland Blog Post

Smart villages, smart peninsula: the story so far in Corca Dhiubhne

This briefing paper recounts the emergence and initial development of one smart village, namely Corca Dhuibhne in the Kerry Gaeltacht, suggesting that technological investments need to be accompanied by capacity-building and the involvement of community-level stakeholders.

Ireland, Scotland

NatCen British Social Attitudes Survey 2021

Every year since 1983 the British Social Attitudes survey has tracked changing public attitudes about life in the UK. The latest report explores the impacts of the extraordinary circumstances of Brexit and Covid-19. The resulting insights are relevant to policy makers locally and nationally.

England & Wales, Scotland
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Open for impact: Local government and the open data economy

This briefing introduces the concept of open government data and highlights considerations for local governments who are seeking to participate in the data value chain. It is the first in a two-part series, of which the second will focus on the opportunities and challenges for advancing open data maturity in the local government sector.


Aberdeenshire leading the way in work-based learning

Vincent Docherty, Head of Education at Aberdeenshire Council discusses how the council is putting learners first through the growth of Foundation Apprenticeships for senior pupils.

Scotland Blog Post