The Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)

In a series of blogs, the LPIP Hub explains what the three common university frameworks are, what the benefits are of these, and how they can be of interest to people outside academia.  Focussing on how collaboration and partnerships can help universities and conversely how performing well in these frameworks can be of benefit to … Continue reading “The Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)”

The Research Excellence Framework (REF)

In a series of blogs, the LPIP Hub explains what the three common university frameworks are, what the benefits are of these, and how they can be of interest to people outside academia.  Focussing on how collaboration and partnerships can help universities and conversely how performing well in these frameworks can be of benefit to … Continue reading “The Research Excellence Framework (REF)”

The Local Policy Innovation Partnership: A Reflection on the Launch Event

In this blog post, Rebecca Riley looks back at the launch of the Local Policy Innovation Partnership (LPIP) in Central London and provides a summary of the emerging themes from the post-event sessions and details on the 4 new partnerships. The Local Policy Innovation Partnership Hub team has now recovered from the programme launch held … Continue reading “The Local Policy Innovation Partnership: A Reflection on the Launch Event”

Introducing the LPIP Hub Research Programme

The Local Policy Innovation Partnership (LPIP) project launch took place on Tuesday 27 February 2024. Over the next three years, the LPIP Strategic Coordination Hub will work with Local Policy Innovation Partnerships (LPIPs) to understand and solve local challenges around the UK through an innovative service-driven approach to place-based policymaking and public service delivery. The … Continue reading “Introducing the LPIP Hub Research Programme”

How International Success Factors Can Accelerate Levelling Up in the UK

Jeffrey Matsu, Chief Economist at CIPFA, explains how levelling up in the UK can be accelerated if we look at and apply levelling up success factors from Cleveland, Fukuoka, Nantes and Leipzig. We often look to others to understand ourselves better. If we want to improve and develop, whether professionally or personally, it can be … Continue reading “How International Success Factors Can Accelerate Levelling Up in the UK”

Checking the Logic Behind Your Project

Megan Streb, from What Works Growth, discusses how logic models should be an essential part of your project planning. Here are some common scenarios in local authorities: The people in the scenarios above could likely all benefit from developing, or refining, a logic model. Logic models set out where you are (the need and context), … Continue reading “Checking the Logic Behind Your Project”

What is Place-Based Partnership Working and Why is it Important?

Placed-based partnership working can have positive outcomes for neighbourhoods, cities and regions. Charlotte Hoole looks at what makes a partnership successful, what challenges lay in the way of success and what policy changes are needed to support place-based partnership working. Place-based partnership working typically refers to collaborations and alliances formed between various institutions, organisations, communities … Continue reading “What is Place-Based Partnership Working and Why is it Important?”

Can Productivity Bring Around the Change We Need in Places?

Rebecca Riley recently attended an RSA Urban Futures Roundtable looking at the potential of the UK’s cities. In a series of blogs, Rebecca reflects on the challenges facing places in building regenerative economies. This blog is for the Local Policy Innovation Partnership Hub which launched early this year. The Hub seeks to address nationwide issues … Continue reading “Can Productivity Bring Around the Change We Need in Places?”

How do we Reach our Vision for Cities and Places?

Rebecca Riley recently attended an RSA Urban Futures Roundtable looking at the potential of the UK’s cities. In a series of blogs, Rebecca reflects on the challenges facing places in building regenerative economies. In the third blog in the series, Rebecca looks at the key steps we can take to reach our vision for cities … Continue reading “How do we Reach our Vision for Cities and Places?”

What are the Challenges Faced by Cities and Places? What do we Want and Need Them to be?

Rebecca Riley recently attended an RSA Urban Futures Roundtable looking at the potential of the UK’s cities. In a series of blogs, Rebecca reflects on the challenges facing places in building regenerative economies. In the next blog in the series, Rebecca summarises some of the key challenges faced by cities and places. What do we … Continue reading “What are the Challenges Faced by Cities and Places? What do we Want and Need Them to be?”