Blogs

Insights from South Africa - what do we learn from public service innovation in different social, economic and cultural climates?

Katharine Langford
Thursday, 29 January 2015 - 2:27pm

For the next three months, Innovation Unit’s Senior Project Lead, Kate Langford will be undertaking a secondment at the Bertha Centre in Cape Town, South Africa working with Inclusive Health on a number of innovation projects to improve healthcare delivery across Africa. In the first of a series of blogs, Kate tells us what drew her to Cape Town and what she hopes to learn during her time there.

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Lessons from Rwanda part 2 - teaching and learning hinges on trust

Kay Flewelling
Friday, 23 January 2015 - 5:44pm

Here's part two of our blog series from Innovation Unit's project based learning coach, Kay Flewelling from her experiences as part of Rwanda's Innovation Hub, working with the Ministry of Education to establish a supportive environment for innovation, to bring about improvements in teaching and learning:

Although I am a teacher — and have been for now fourteen years in various capacities — for the...

Lessons from Rwanda - enabling education innovation in a resource-constrained country

Kay Flewelling
Tuesday, 13 January 2015 - 2:54pm

The University of Bristol’s Graduate School of Education successfully led a bid in late 2014 for funding from the Department for International Development to develop a ‘hub for innovation’ in the Rwandan education system. Launched in October, a consortium is now working with the Ministry of Education to establish a supportive environment for innovation, to bring about improvements in...