Innovation & Leadership
True leadership is the unseen effort to support leadership in others and help people find their own solutions.
Manavodaya - A Quiet Revolution
Carl Poll and Varun Vidyarthi describe the quiet revolution of participatory development, began by Manavodaya, in Uttar Pradesh, India
This major report describes how Barnsley Council have been increasing social justice by redistributing power and resources to local citizens, families and communities.
Manavodaya - Eight Steps in Action
Varun Vidyarthi outlines the Eights Steps in Action - the actions that underpin effective self-discipline for facilitators
Manavodaya - The Art of Facilitation
Carl Poll introduces the work of Manvodaya and outlines the art of facilitation and the 8 rules for action
A Rural Parish Initiative
Bob Rhodes describes how his parish, Ruspidge & Soudley Parish Council, is exploring the use of a community worker to better understand the true needs of its community.
Development from Within in 60 Minutes
Erna H. Majormoen explored whether the principles of development from within, taken from Manavodaya, could be quickly shared with social work students in Norway
Self-Directed Support: Your Choice, Your Right
John Dalrymple, Donald Macaskill and Henry Simmons explore the development of self-directed support in Scotland and argue that there needs to be a greater commitment to the core…
Evaluation of Wee Enterprizers Project
This evaluation of the Wee Enterprizers Project describes what was learned as people began to explore using self-directed support as a step into business life.
How the Eight Steps Help
Pete Richmond explored, with colleagues on Tyneside, how Manavodaya's Eight Steps of Action help to promote appropriate facilitation
Small Sparks Grants Programme
Bob Rhodes outlines how Small Sparks grants can work at the level of the parish as he sets out the framework published by Ruspidge and Soudley Parish Council.
Complex Needs Learning History
John O'Brien shares the perspectives of leading practitioners in personalised support from the New York State Learning Institute.
Should All Doctors be Resuscitators
David Zigmond asks whether there are not costs to setting arbitrary standards for health and safety regardless of context.