‘Together We Plan!’ is a new resource that we worked on for Local Trust, bringing together the insights and experience of Big Local areas as they responded to community priorities during the COVID-19 crisis. The handbook offers useful approaches for Big Local partnerships in developing and planning their work during these uncertain times. We’re really […]
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At Just Ideas we are delighted to be working with longstanding partners WSA Community Consultants to support 100 conversations about health and care across Britain between now and May. Our partnership is working for a new charity Engage Britain on their Health and Care project, which aims to get people talking about what matters most […]
In December 2019 we looked ahead with relish to the projects we would be working on, and the clients, partners and associates we would be working with over the course of 2020. As it turned out COVID-19 defined 2020, bringing with it a huge human toll. It quickly compounded health, social and economic inequality in […]
With COVID-19 continuing to take a toll on mental health in our communities, it has been inspiring to kick off new work with Local Trust to support mental health in Big Local areas.
This was the question that motivated Big Local areas from all over England to come to four training events facilitated by Just Ideas in Birmingham, Bristol and York for Local Trust! Each event brought together Big Local partnerships to share their experience of measuring change in their communities, sorting outputs from outcomes and indicators from […]
It was an incredible privilege, facilitating a two-day course with WSA Community Consultants for an inspirational group of people living with non-communicable diseases (NCDs), supporting them in their roles as advocates and campaigners for the rights and voices of people suffering as a result of NCDs.
Since we started out in 2007 relationships have been central to Just Ideas’ work. We are a small company – just the two of us as employees, yet we work on projects with and for multinational NGOs, through to small local charities. The partnership way of working enables us to work as part of other […]
While intense negotiations at COP21 in Paris concluded 75 Students from across Reading and Wokingham gathered in Reading Borough Council Chambers on 11th December 2015 putting themselves in the positions of country delegations.
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A new initiative based on the popular Makutano Junction Kenyan soap opera will enable teachers to deliver effective learning about global issues within the classroom.