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Improve how you chair online, hybrid and in-person meetings and learn easy-to-implement techniques to manage participation.

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland

Global Local Executive Panel: Increasing gender equity in local government

Join the VLGA & LGIU for a Q&A with leaders from around the world to explore strategies to increase female participation in local government and advocate to increase women's representation in leadership roles.

Australia, England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland, South Africa

Working with councillors

Learn new skills and reflect on your experiences to build a more effective and productive working relationship.

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland

Personal safety: How to stay safe

Great for councillors and for candidates, review your current safety arrangements and implement sensible safety procedures.

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland

Questioning skills for scrutiny

This introductory session explores the role of overview and scrutiny within an authority, how to get the best results from its work and the key skills and approaches for doing so.

England & Wales, Ireland, Scotland

Strategic thinking

We’re taking you beyond the buzzwords and confusing jargon to focus on how to think strategically and apply that mindset to a coherent vision for your organisation’s future.

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland, South Africa

How to write an impactful briefing

Get the skills and confidence you need to write clear, concise, and persuasive briefings that are both informative and engaging.