Novel online approaches to citizen engagement

Author: Rebecca Rumbul

Rebecca Rumbul from Cardiff is the Head of Research at mySociety, a not-for-profit based in Haringey. She will be travelling to Australia and New Zealand to find out about novel online approaches to citizen engagement. . This report examines how digital democracy and online civic engagement can become more inclusive. Focusing on practices in New Zealand and Australia, it explores how educational, governmental and technological factors can facilitate digital skills development, capture the imaginations of individual citizens, and foster best practice in the design and implementation of digital democracy tools and civic technologies.