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Community Engagement & Behaviour Change in Places for Everyone

This mini-series is presented as six bite-sized, interactive tutorials on understanding and delivering community engagement and behaviour change in Places for Everyone projects.

Introduction

This mini-series is presented as six bite-sized, interactive tutorials on understanding and delivering community engagement and behaviour change in Places for Everyone projects.

This includes a practical guide to behaviour change strategies and interventions, as well as insight into community engagement, co-production, and the types of community sector organisations. Please note that you can find the references and relevant resources at the bottom of this page.

This mini-series is currently a work in progress. Your feedback will help shape future sessions.

Developing a Behaviour Change Plan

In this session, we cover:

  • Why behaviour change plans are important;
  • What behaviour change plans should include;
  • Community engagement vs behaviour change;
  • Involving seldom-heard groups;
  • Selecting interventions; and
  • Key points to remember.

Putting Theory into Practice

The session above, “Developing a Behaviour Change Plan”, mentions that one of the most effective mechanisms for boosting active travel is a mix of measures that complement each other. Infrastructure is just one measure we can use. In this session, we take a practical look at how to put together an effective programme that will result in a greater diversity of people using the infrastructure.

Introduction to Behaviour Change

In this session, we cover:

  • What is behaviour change?
  • ISM and Shifting Normal models
  • COM-B and the Behaviour Change Wheel
  • Tying it all together using a real life example
  • Making things happen

Introduction to Community Sector Organisations

In this session we’re going to look at community organisations in a bit more depth. We cover:

  • Explanation of the terms Community Sector, Third sector and Voluntary sector
  • Types of community organisation
  • Legal structures
  • Social enterprises and BIDs

Community Engagement and Co-production

Coming soon!

References and relevant resources