Karen Prout

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23 Feb 2017

Peer support in the mental health sector is the help and support that ‘peers’ – people with a lived experience of mental health issues – are able to give one another.

A peer worker is employed on the basis that they bring their lived...



24 Nov 2016

Social procurement – using business and government purchasing power to create social value – has tremendous potential for social impact. Procuring goods or services from social enterprises committed to employing and supporting marginalised groups, can create almost immediate change.

However, social procurement is only...

Journal article

13 Oct 2016

Global education consultant, Charles Leadbeater identifies four features of innovative schools essential to prepare students for the changing world of work. They centre around developing students’ humanity.

At a gathering of school leaders – part of SVA’s, Bright Spots Schools Connection, Charles Leadbeater previewed...


1 Oct 2014

This story, of Movember’s evolution from a fundraising organisation to one that is changing the trajectory of men’s health, speaks to what can be achieved if you strategically harness the collective wisdom of diverse stakeholders, develop a shared perspective and galvanise those disparate players to...

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