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Building the elected official’s work environment in Nord-Pas de Calais Region

What was the problem? Two-thirds of officials are newly elected, many find themselves in unknown territory as they discover for the first time the responsibilities of a newly-elected regional official. How does one become elected, and how do the pieces of a person’s experience fit together throughout his/her entire term and career? What is his/her […]

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Redesigning the social inclusion scheme

Background In 2014 the number of people unemployed in France rose to 3,488,300. That means the number of people looking for a job has risen by 5.8% from 2013-2014 resulting in a significant increase in people claiming Revenu de Solidarité Active (RSA). RSA is a welfare benefit aimed at reducing the barrier to returning to […]

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Lycéo: the free, prepaid debit and discount card for school-related purchases

Lycéo: the free, prepaid debit and discount card for school-related purchases What was the problem? The Champagne Ardenne Region has its eyes set on a new priority: young people. The Regional Council has a youth department, although its functions are divided among many others, including: professional training, work-study, education, economy, culture, etc. Departments working transversally however can […]

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A tool for imaging the French school of tomorrow

The school sampler: a tool for imaging desirable visions of the French school of tomorrow  What was the problem? Each Region in France finances the building and maintenance of its high schools, manages its operating budget, and purchases the necessary materials and equipment for teaching, IT and A/V purposes. Considerable investments such as these involve a forward- […]

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Towards the future House for Disabled People (HDP) in Val d’Oise

Client: HDP of Val d’Oise Design Agency: User Studio Project Partner: La 27 Region Location: France Towards the future House for Disabled People (HDP) in Val d’Oise What was the problem? The House for Disabled People (HDP) was created for the inclusion and citizenship of disabled people through the French law concerning equality in rights […]