The tools needed to engage remotely are already at our disposal. The current situation requires us to focus on the first principles of stakeholder and community engagement. This briefing looks at how to approach community and stakeholder engagement during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Following the cancellation of 2020 examinations and assessments in all United Kingdom schools, this briefing looks at the arrangements which have been put in place in England and Scotland to assess secondary-aged students in to assist with their educational and life progression.
Life before Covid-19: What did the government achieve in health and social care during their first 100 days?
The King’s Fund published a report on government performance in health and social care in the first 100 days since the election. There is danger that this becomes overshadowed by Covid-19, as well as the fact that the “world” will look a very different place in a few months’ time.
Covid-19 has increased the pace at which Scotland’s councils are delivering services through digital technology. A new report from Accounts Commission finds that councils are at different stages of digital transformation and that greater collaboration, use of shared expertise, citizen engagement and strategic planning are needed to fully realise the potential.
This briefing is a guide to the guidance and other documentation which has been published by the Department for Education for England by Monday, 4 May on schools, colleges, early years settings and children’s social care.
This briefing surveys the progress being made in devolving adult further education budgets to local government in England.
DfE and DHSC research on the state of wellbeing and mental health of children and young people in England
This briefing is on the UK Government’s 2020 annual report of the wellbeing of children and young people. Children generally responded with resilience to changes in their lives between March and September 2020, though mental health difficulties have increased for school-aged children and older groups.
It’s the 75th anniversary of abolition of school fees this month, but what does it mean when perhaps 95% of children and young people are now home learning? And should the additional costs of home learning be met by the state? John Fowler, Policy Manager, LGIU tries to answer these questions.
This course will look at how you can mitigate the impact of disinformation online and offline, including considering the importance of facilitating community development; fixing resident issues; watching over council decision-making and acting in your party group to promote your manifesto.
This month’s round-up focuses on primary care post Covid, discharge care arrangements and proposed measures to combat obesity. The round-up also highlights developments in integrated care systems and the CQC’s strategy for 2021.