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Composing the future masterclasses

During 2009-10 IRISS hosted six masterclasses on innovation and improvement under the title Composing the Future, Innovation by Design. The classes were half-day events held in Glasgow, and were chaired by internationally recognised experts in innovation and speakers who have led their organisations through periods of major change.

For each of the masterclasses various resources were developed in order to aid further discussion on the topics throughout the Scottish social services.


Friday 6 November 2009, Charles Leadbeater: Innovation and the Personalisation of Care

Video interview with Charles Leadbeater on innovation


Monday 7 December 2009, Professor Tony Wells: Implementing service redesign around the individual

Video interview with Professor Wells on innovation


Friday 15 January 2010, Euan Semple: Using social media

Video of Euan Semple's masterclass: Part 1, Part 2 & Part 3

Podcast of Euan Semple's masterclass
A transcript of this masterclass is available for download in PDF format.

Video interviews with Euan Semple on who should drive innovation, when innovation should happen, best circumstances for innovation and securing continuous innovation.


Friday 19 February 2010, David Gurteen: Creating the Learning Organisation: innovative techniques

Podcast of David Gurteen's masterclass
A transcript of this masterclass is available for download in PDF format.

Video interviews with David Gurteen on who should drive innovation, when innovation should happen, best circumstances for innovation and securing continuous innovation.


Friday 19 March 2010, Geoff Mulgan: What does the concept of Next Practice offer to people using social services?

Podcast of Geoff Mulgan's masterclass
A transcript of this masterclass is available for download in PDF format.


Friday 23 April 2010, Carole Wilkinson: Safe and Effective Practice beyond regulation - how to encourage innovation in the regulated environment

Podcast of Carole Wilkinson's masterclass
A transcript of this masterclass is available for download in PDF format.

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