We are the innovation unit for public services. As a not-for-profit social enterprise we're committed to using the power of innovation to solve social challenges. We have a strong track record of supporting leaders and organisations delivering public services to see and do things differently. They come to us with a problem and we empower them to achieve radically different solutions that offer better outcomes for lower costs.
REAL Projects is a new model of schooling developed by High Tech, a group of highly successful charter schools in San Diego, California. High Tech High see 97% of students go on to university, with 25% holding a degree in STEM subjects. If you'd like to work with High Tech High teachers get in touch.
Read our article in the MJ about what the Service Transformation Panel can learn from existing innovation work.
We have joined forces with Big Picture International and are looking to bring their model to the UK. Big Picture’s 67 schools in the USA (all of which are non-selective) have an overall graduation rate of 92% compared with around 66% nationally. If you're interested get in touch.
Welcome to Innovation Unit
14th August 2014
When I heard the noise surrounding the appearance of Sir Ken Robinson on the new Radio 4 programme ‘The Educators’, my heart sank a little. The ‘Maths vs. Dance’ handle threatened to turn into...
4th August 2014
My Personal Journey from Traditional to REAL teaching Cara Littlefield shares the lessons she has learnt over 15 years of teaching; lessons she now applies as a coach supporting teachers to imbed...