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The Government is addressing how it engages with people and communities, so they can have a stronger voice in the design, development and implementation of policies and programmes that affect them.
As part of its work on Commitment 5 of the Open Government Partnership 2018−2021 National Action Plan, the Policy Project carried out a survey of policy advisors, community representatives and their networks, and engagement specialists.
As part of its Open Government Partnership work programme, the Policy Project has produced a report on the impact of engagement on the development and implementati
These standards will help you assess and improve the quality of your agency’s written policy and other advice, and whether it is fit for purpose.
The Ministerial Policy Satisfaction Survey is used by agencies to assess their minister's satisfaction with the services provided by the policy function. The survey is used for:
A case study of Inland Revenue’s experience of applying the Policy Capability Framework, and their commitment to using it as a health check every six months.
A case study of Inland Revenue's experience of applying the Policy Capability Framework, and their commiment to using it as a health check every six months.
This resource describes the main features of the Policy Capability Framework and explains how to apply the review tool to improve policy capability.
A guide on panels and processes for assessing policy advice papers
Guidance on how to get policy projects off to a great start
This document outlines how to apply the Start Right approach to initiating a policy project, so it is set up for quality and success.
This is a Guide to the Ministerial Policy Satisfaction Survey, available as PDF and in HTML.
The Policy Skills Framework describes the mix of knowledge, skills and behaviours a modern policy practitioner requires – to be able to deliver quality policy advice.
Open, early Commissioning Conversations are the starting point for quality policy.
The Green Light Framework below lets you record the things you learned during the Exploration phase.
The Policy Skills Framework describes the knowledge, applied skills, and behaviour policy practitioners require to be able to produce quality advice.
This tool applies the Policy Skills Framework, which describes the knowledge, applied skills, and behaviour expected of policy practitioners.
Resources to help policy advisors choose the right engagement methods to support good engagement planning.
A guide for government agencies and policy advisors on inclusive community engagement in policy making.
A case study on designing experiments to test the feasibility of new digital identity solutions.
A case study on community engagement to establish a safe and effective justice system.
A case study on engaging with farming communities to understand their lived experience of issues.
A guide for policy advisors on good community engagement practice, including at each level of the IAP2 Spectrum of Public Participation.
A guide for government agencies and policy advisors on principles and values for good community engagement in policy making.
A guide for government agencies on building capability and readiness for community engagement.
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