SHAPING EVERYDAY PLACES FOR ALL
BUILDING PUBLIC SECTOR CAPACITY
SHARING PRACTICE AND KNOWLEDGE

About

Public Practice is a not-for-profit social enterprise with a mission to build the public sector’s capacity to improve the quality and equality of everyday places for now and for the future. Read more about the organisation, who we are and our latest news.

Announcement



Applications open for the Spring 2022 Cohort

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Blog



Analysing our recruitment data from the last seven cohorts

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Associates

If you are a built environment practitioner looking for an alternative route into the public sector, apply to become an Associate and work to shape better places. Find out about our programme, the types of roles we recruit, how to apply, and read bios of our Associates and Alumni.

Authorities

If you work at a local authority or public sector organisation and are looking to train and retain high-quality and diverse built environment expertise in-house, host a placement. See how it works, what type of roles we recruit, who we work with, and how to express an interest in hosting a placement.

Resources

We produce open-access resources and reports to share emerging practical skills, knowledge and tools across the public sector. Read about our nine themes, or search our resources section for Reports, Practice Notes, Event Records, Tools, Templates and Guidance Notes.

Supporters

Public Practice is supported by organisations that share our commitment to working in the public interest and recognise the importance of investing in good public planning. Find out about who are Partners are and how we are funded.