In the last blog we provided you with insights into the focus groups we conducted in the last months. Based on the generated insights we decided to build testable prototypes for a learning experience that leverages network effects, enables self-directed learning, and is radically practical.
In our focus group discussions with political professionals, we tested five hypotheses to understand what kind of political training they need. The sessions clearly indicated that a new approach is necessary.
In this blog of the series “The Evolution of Polis” we talk about our learnings after meeting with political professionals from across Europe and discussing what it takes to transform political training and development.
Based on our research for POLIS we have crated a spherical model of party innovation which follows an open innovation approach.
2020 challenged us to find solutions for problems we did not know existed. The Innovation in Politics Awards proved that global crises could not curb the innovative spirit of politicians across Europe. We only had to find a way to make it visible.
Building innovative solutions that meet the needs of political professionals and democracy in the 21st century.
In this new blog series we will have a look at the evolution of POLIS, starting with why we think that professional training and development in politics is up for an update.
The ACT NOW Mayors’ Network has started a new process to bring like-minded local leaders together so that words are turned into tangible action by finding innovative local solutions to global problems and supporting their implementation at the local level.
Democracies around the world are experiencing major challenges: The rise of populists, climate change, and social inequalities are only the most obvious ones. To meet these challenges, leaders in the political sphere need specific skills, methods and knowledge.
Wrapping up our series on innovating political parties we’ll provide you with a final short guide.
Continue readingBe Open, be Tolerant, be European: Our Cities as Agents of ChangeFrom fostering social cohesion to coping with the coronavirus pandemic: it is often cities which are the driving force for innovation. In this
From fostering social cohesion to coping with the coronavirus pandemic: it is often cities which are the driving force for innovation. In this episode we take a closer look at cities as natural agents of change.