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Faking it
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Faking it

Faking It, based on the television programme of the same name, is an intense transformational experience where young people ‘fake it' in an unknow…
6 June 2007Louise Pulford
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Neighbourhood Action Network
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Neighbourhood Action Network

The Neighbourhood Action Network is designed to encourage and accelerate innovation in neighbourhood working, using a combination of practical actio…
1 April 2007Cate Newnessmith
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Police Community Support Officer
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Police Community Support Officer

Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs or Community Support Officers CSOs) were introduced by the Police Reform Act 2002 to provide an increased p…
12 March 2007Cate Newnessmith
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School of Everything
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School of Everything

School of Everything is an online market place for face-to-face learning. The School of Everything aims to create a new bottom-up education system,…
SIX
1 January 2007
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Associated work, joint, for social insertion cooperatives in association with commercial enterprises - MIK
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Associated work, joint, for social insertion cooperatives in association with commercial enterprises - MIK

This paper tries to reflect a practical vision of the working processes with people from vulnerable collectives, social entities, public entities an…
SIX
21 June 2006
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21st Century Schools - Rebuilding the school system in Hurricane Katrina territory
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21st Century Schools - Rebuilding the school system in Hurricane Katrina territory

In October 2005, Cisco launched the 21st Century Schools (21S) initiative - a $40 million investment in a multiphase, three-year education initiativ…
1 October 2005Cate Newnessmith
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Citischool - A school without Walls
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Citischool - A school without Walls

Tom's vision was for a 'school without walls' - and for the last three years he's been making it happen in Milton Keynes, thanks to the back up and…
1 September 2005Louise Pulford
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The establishment of North America’s first state sanctioned supervised injection facility: A case study in culture change
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The establishment of North America’s first state sanctioned supervised injection facility: A case study in culture change

The serious adverse health consequences associated with illicit drug use has brought international attention to the city of Vancouver and in particu…
30 August 2005Dan Small, Anita Palepu, & Mark W. Tyndall
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Making Finland a leading country in innovation - Final Report of the Competitive Innovation Environment Development Programme
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Making Finland a leading country in innovation - Final Report of the Competitive Innovation Environment Development Programme

The report examines the future development of innovation activity. Our challenge in the long run will be that, in order to secure its future success…
23 March 2005Cate Newnessmith
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Creating a Culture of Innovation: 10 Lessons from America’s Best Run City
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Creating a Culture of Innovation: 10 Lessons from America’s Best Run City

The accomplishments and successes of the City of Phoenix are remarkable. In 2000, Phoenix was named the best run city in America in a study of gover…
1 January 2005Julie Caulier Grice
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