Ellie Brodie: Participating in the Big Society

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Presentation by Ellie Brodie, Researcher, Pathways through Participation Project at NCVO Annual Conference1st March 2011.

Turning the Big Society vision into reality: the role of local communities (workshop)


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  • Ellie Brodie: Participating in the Big Society

    1. 1. Participating in the Big Society Ellie Brodie NCVO Annual Conference 1 st March 2011
    2. 2. <ul><li>Big Society and social action – a few assertions </li></ul><ul><li>Big Society and participation – a few questions </li></ul><ul><li>Pathways through Participation – helping to understand social action </li></ul><ul><li>Participating in the Big Society </li></ul>Overview
    3. 3. <ul><li>Big Society and social action – a few assertions. . . . </li></ul>
    4. 4. We want every adult to be a member of an active neighbourhood group. I know some people argue that there isn't the appetite for this sort of widespread community participation. I don't agree.
    5. 5. An untapped social energy exists in our villages, towns and cities that if unleashed could help us build a bigger, better and happier country
    6. 6. <ul><li>Big Society and participation – a few questions. . . </li></ul>
    7. 7. Who are these people? Why do they get involved in the first place? Why haven’t they already got involved? What is holding them back?
    8. 8. <ul><li>To galvanise social action, we need to understand what motivates – and prevents – people from getting involved </li></ul>
    9. 9. How and why do people get involved and stay involved in different forms of participation over the course of their lives?
    10. 10. Partners: Funder: Length: April 2009 – Sept 2011
    11. 11. Formative Years Middle Years Later Years Approach: Broad view of participation over time
    12. 12. Approach: qualitative
    13. 13. LEEDS SUFFOLK ENFIELD Approach: case study areas
    14. 14. <ul><ul><li>Aims to increase </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>knowledge of, and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>improve opportunities for, participation </li></ul></ul>
    15. 15. Findings: a complex picture
    16. 16. <ul><li>Encouraging participation in the Big Society. . . </li></ul>
    17. 17. <ul><li>People and their aspirations need to come first </li></ul>
    18. 19. <ul><li>Please get in touch! </li></ul><ul><li>Web: www.pathwaysthroughparticipation.org.uk </li></ul><ul><li>Email: ellie.brodie@ncvo-vol.org.uk </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter: elliebrodie </li></ul>

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