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Forthcoming events

Throughout the year, we run an extensive and popular programme of events, including: training and key skills seminars; policy roundtables; publication launches; and party conference fringes. We run events at venues throughout the country and can also provide events and training tailored to a council’s own requirements.

If you’d like to speak to us about commissioning a bespoke event (including in-house training), give us a ring on 020 7554 2800 or find out more here.

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The future direction of local government’s education functions

The 2015 election has been described as one of the most open in a generation. It seems certain that no one political party will form the government and that there will be another coalition, or a minority government (and not necessarily one formed by the largest party).…


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Care provider failure workshop, London

The LGiU and ADASS are working together to produce guidance to help local authorities to manage provider failure. If you have experience of or insights into this subject, we would like to invite you to take in a roundtable discussion to help shape the project.…


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Care provider failure workshop, Leeds

The LGiU and ADASS are working together to produce guidance to help local authorities to manage provider failure. If you have experience of or insights into this subject, we would like to invite you to take in a roundtable discussion to help shape the project.…


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How arts and cultural activities are supporting co-production and innovation in public services

This seminar series will cover both theory and practice. We will initially introduce the case for commissioning public service outcomes from arts and cultural providers, review stories of strong practice and highlight the barriers to greater levels of commissioning. We will hear from commissioners who…


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Understanding Communities through Participatory Appraisal Seminar

Participatory Appraisal (PA) is a method of consultation, designed to be none threatening and offer a fun and alternative method of gathering both qualitative and quantitative results. PA, by its approach is suitable to use with all members of the community as it easily cuts…


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Local Government and Human Rights: A practical introduction

Local government officials and workers engage with human rights every day, often in quite ordinary ways, and have a unique role in upholding human rights in the community. The Human Rights Act places a legal duty on those in local government to act compatibly with…



Building Communities

The Positive Side of Prevent: Bringing Communities together: Youth Radicalisation & Alienation

This workshop will focus on how we work together to develop community conversations across communities to develop a sense of cohesion that can be owned by all. It will look at some case studies of good practice, look at the role of social networking and…


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Being an effective Councillor: ways of strengthening and sustaining personal resilience

Personal resilience is about maintaining a sense of wellbeing, being mentally strong, effectively meeting different demands and performing at one’s best on behalf of individuals, communities as well as being an effective leader. This is a very practical seminar that will provide each participant with…


Building Communities

Community Engagement in the current climate Seminar

This is a down to earth seminar that will prompt frank debate and identify key issues facing frontline councillors. It will give participants plenty of opportunity to explore different approaches, which they can apply in their work as officers or local councillors.


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