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Diversity in political representation in the UK

This publication examines diversity in political representation, including the legal context; the most recent data on ethnicity and disability in relation to councillors; barriers faced by black, ethnic minority and disabled candidates and councillors; what can be done to increase diversity, and; current advice and support.

England & Wales, Scotland

Bundle: Artificial intelligence in education

While the ideas behind Artificial Intelligence (AI) have been around for some time, AI is increasingly is being used to develop public services, including education. This bundle explores the role AI currently plays in the delivery of these public services along with future implications. 

England & Wales, Scotland
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Artificial Intelligence and the future of learning – the policy implications

The UNESCO policy guidance suggests a fourth industrial revolution may be underway with public services increasingly delivered online and through the use of artificial intelligence. This briefing considers this in relation to education including how humanity can be educated to live in this new future world.

England & Wales
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The use of Artificial Intelligence in learning – an overview of the projects

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused educators across the world to consider the use of new technologies and alternative ways of teaching and learning. This briefing draws on recent work from UNESCO, including the ‘Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the Futures of Learning’ project.

England & Wales
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Cyber attacks: how might the Ukraine invasion make local government more vulnerable?

The invasion of Ukraine by Russian forces triggered a wave of economic sanctions and moral condemnation worldwide. Councils globally have offered support to Ukrainian counterparts. This briefing contextualises why a wave of cyber attacks is expected in the coming weeks and alerts local government to adopt basic preventive measures as soon as possible.

Global

Minutes from the virtual Annual General Meeting of the APPG on Local Government

ALL-PARTY PARLIAMENTARY GROUP ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT Minutes from the virtual Annual General Meeting of the APPG on Local Government Wednesday, 15th March 2022 via Zoom Attendees Parliamentarians Chris Clarkson MP (2022 Group Chair) – Conservative Jeff Smith MP (2022 Vice Chair) – Labour Aaron Bell MP – Conservative Jack Brereton MP – Conservative Ben Everitt…

England & Wales