Miranda Smythe offers some key tips for getting through the huge amounts of reading material that is a councillor’s lot.
This year, the Innovation in Politics Awards for the best political projects from all over Europe were presented in Berlin. 80 finalists and eight winners in eight categories were selected, and Ireland was well-represented in terms of submissions and selected finalists. This Swift Read presents LGiU’s coverage of the award ceremony and insights into the…
It’s a new year, a new decade and a new government, but there’s still a lot of unfinished business from the last. We look over some of the big ideas LGiU has promoted over the last ten years and that we still think need addressing as well as highlighting some of our top content from…
Maxine Moar explains the concept of Participatory Appraisal, one of the seminars she runs for the LGiU learning and development programme.
Cllr Lord Peter Smith, winner of the LGiU’s Cllr Awards Lifetime Achievement Award, recalls Wigan’s journey to innovative public service reform.
From flooding in Yorkshire, to fires in Bolton and Leicester, the past few weeks have highlighted the incredible resilience of communities hit by crisis, writes Naomi Phillips from the British Red Cross. She looks at how to provide an effective collective response to guarantee the best possible approach to emergencies.
This is an essential programme for Councillors who are mindful of their personal safety, particularly at the moment when many Members are canvassing during Purdah.
LGiU is working with SGS Economics & Planning to create a new information service for local government in Australia. Find out how to get involved.
The course will concentrate on developing an understanding of the different types of media, how to answer difficult questions in an interview, how to get your message across and what to do if it goes wrong.