Beyond the Self-Management Hype

7th March 2017 Blog

In case you haven’t noticed, some people have got very excited about the possibility of self-management transforming our public services. Well, … read more

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Choose Life. Choose Self-Efficacy…

10th February 2017 Blog

Why we at Osca are focussing on self-efficacy in public services in 2017 As I stepped out of the cinema last … read more

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Self-Efficacy Explained

10th February 2017 Blog

At Osca we’ve been thinking a lot about self-efficacy, but what does it mean and how is it useful? We’ve given … read more

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Self-Efficacy & Services

10th February 2017 Blog

In 2017 we are exploring the potential for public services to become engines of self-efficacy to drive significant improvements in service … read more

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The Necessity of Continuous Adaptation

9th May 2016 Blog

I’m leaving Osca at an interesting time. It looks as if we might be in a curious moment of shift in … read more

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What kids company tells us about standards of evidence

12th February 2016 Blog

Not all research is equally important to social programmes. This isn’t only a matter of the standard of evidence, but of … read more

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