Monthly Archives: March 2011

Civil sector learning event: Exeter, 8th April

Learning Pool, in collaboration with Cosmic, are running an event in Exeter on 8th April to talk about how civil sector organisations can meet their training needs in this age of austerity. Paul McElvaney will be showcasing My Learning Pool … Continue reading

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More on e-petitions

Excellent stuff from Fraser Henderson who has published a summary of some research done into the use of e-petition facilities in councils. I’ve embedded the presentation below: Panos & chris overview of e petitioning in english local authorities View more … Continue reading

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Future of local gov IT strategy

Gotta love blogging local government types. Great post here from Warwickshire County Council’s Jim Morton about their developing IT strategy. My favourite bit: 1. Embrace the practice of using ICT as a Utility: It is now possible to consume software, … Continue reading

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Webinars a-go-go

Two more upcoming webinars from Learning Pool to tell you about – both free of course. Closing the third sector skills gap New for 2011 is My Learning Pool – a suite of over 20 online courses that have been … Continue reading

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Digital local resources – and a bit about Your Square Mile

Continuing the posts about local digital communities, here are a couple of links to interesting research and publications on the subject, which I’ve been giving a re-read recently. The Online Neighbourhood Networks Study – from Hugh Flouch and Kevin Harris. … Continue reading

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