New Nordic school is challenging the assumption that change is something that comes from the top. Changes and improvements don’t really begin until individual pedagogues, teachers or heads, together with the children and their parents make the changes real. But how can we create the best interaction between NNS and the individual municipalities? > Case
Find videos, pictures, pamphlets and power point presentations from the seminar ‘How Public Design?’ from 2 and 3 September that sets out to explore how design might drive public sector innovation to create new solutions.
How can design methods such as user involvement, ideation, experimentation and prototyping be used by public managers? Read ‘Public and Collaborative’ and get more knowledge on the subject. The book is a collaboration between a row of acknowledged organisations, and the introduction is written by Christian Bason.
The future European public sector is to be developed through design methods and cooperation between Member States, companies and citizens. The recommendations come from the EU expert group on public innovation which MindLabs Christian Bason is head of. Read all the recommendations.
How can public sector challenges be met through design approaches? Read the summary from our seminar ‘How Public Design?’ held on September 2-3.
While leadership among the world’s heads of state is at a standstill, the major cities of the world are becoming increasingly important when it comes to solving global challenges. But how can cities work with innovation? New York’s outgoing mayor is leading the way.
(Christian Bason, 02.12.2013)
Drawing its inspiration from Italian professor Mariana Mazzucato, a new and interesting notion is beginning to spread: The public sector is better at certain things than the private sector. One such thing is innovation.
(Christian Bason, 22.11.2013)
How might we start with the lives of citizens and the realities of businesses when we craft new strategies and initiatives that are supposed to help them? This was one of the themes discussed at How Public Design? The event set out to explore how design might drive public innovation to create new solutions.
(Christian Bason, 14.10.2013)
A photo blog visualizing the seminar How Public Design? that we hosted in September.
(Anette Væring, 04.10.2013)
We speak a lot about how the public professions – primary school teachers, nurses, doctors – are driven by their vocation, and how they must play a key role in reforming our public sector. But what is your vocation if you are a public servant?
(Christian Bason, 04.10.2013)