Centre for Public Impact

Owning Institution:

Human Learning Systems: public service for the real world

Human Learning Systems is a radically new way of doing public management - the task of resourcing and organising public service. This book pulls together insights from nearly fifty case studies from across the world, from organisations that are doing public management differently, using the...

How to fail (forward): a framework for fostering innovation in the public sector

The work in this report was conducted prior to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. But if ever there was a time when the public sector needed to foster innovation, it is now. As we have seen first-hand, governments must serve proactively and more nimbly...
Discussion paper

The shared power principle

This paper looks at how governments, the public sector, their partners and citizens can play – and are already playing – a more meaningful role in shaping policies that impact on their lives and their communities.