Tags: Training

Menopause Awareness - Free webinar on Wednesday 9th March 2022 at 12.00pm

Menopause Awareness

Free webinar online
On Wednesday 9th March 2022
At 12.00 - 1.30pm

Menopausal women are the fastest growing demographic in the workforce, yet the subject of living with the menopause at work is seldom talked about.

UNISON invites you to a lunch and learn event about the menopause and work.

All staff are welcome to attend the event, where we will discuss the issues surrounding menopause... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 14 Feb 2022 16:33 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Free, Menopause, Training

Menopause Awareness Free webinar online - 2nd Feb 2022

On Wednesday 2nd February 2022
At 12.00 - 1.30pm

Menopausal women are the fastest growing demographic in the workforce, yet the subject of living with the menopause at work is seldom talked about.

UNISON invites you to a lunch and learn event about the menopause and work.
You are welcome to attend the event, where we will discuss the issues surrounding menopause in the workplace in a friendly, supportive,... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 20 Jan 2022 14:41 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Free Training, Menopause, Training

Training – Free Taster Workshop for Members & Non Members – Women’s Confidence, Wednesday 8th December 2021 12.00noon-2.00pm or 6.00pm-8.00pm

Free Taster Workshop – Women's Confidence, Wednesday 8th December 2021 12.00noon-2.00pm or 6.00pm-8.00pm.

You are invited to a UNISON learning offer giving you a taste of the Women's Confidence training.

At the end of the session, you will be able to:

-To identify what self-esteem, assertiveness and confidence are and how they are inter-connected
-To explore the image of 'women' and 'womanhood'... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 02 Dec 2021 12:04 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Free Training, Training, Womens Confidence

CiLCA success

CiLCA success

Congratulations to Dawn Laird, and independent student and former councillor who has recently achieved the CiLCA qualification.

Dawns' knowldege of the sector enabled her to submit quality work, with several of the units being given 'exemplary' status.

The next mentoring support commences in October - so get in touch if you are interested

Posted: Fri, 10 Sep 2021 13:15 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Certificate in Local Council Administration, CiLCA, mentoring, training

CPRE training seminars on PLANNING - starting 25th May 2021

On-line Planning Seminars for Town and Parish Councils

Tuesday 25th May 2021 2pm – 3.30pm

Seminar 1: Basic Principles and Decision Making

• How the Planning System Works • Origins and purpose of the planning system • The two strands: development management and plan-making Planning applications and sources of information • Using Council websites • What to look out for How... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 18 May 2021 15:26 by Alison Robinson

Tags: CPRE, planning, seminar, training

A free national webinar for parish and town councils on Wednesday 31st March at 3pm on crisis communications

All,

Our training partner, Breakthrough Communications are running a free national webinar for parish and town councils on Wednesday 31st March at 3pm on crisis communications.

In this free webinar the panel will look at how councils can start to prepare for future crises that may arise, how to manage them effectively from a communications perspective when they happen, and what to do afterwards.

You will... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 26 Mar 2021 16:24 by Alison Robinson

Tags: NALC, communications, partnership, training

MA in Public Leadership and Management

Masters in Public Leadership & Management

Exciting news for those currently studying or those considering extending their knowledge further. De Montfort University (DMU) announced in December that a Masters in Community Governance has been successfully validated and will be available to students from April 2021. This qualification will officially be known as the MA in Public Leadership and Management.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 03 Mar 2021 16:23 by Alison Robinson

Tags: MA, Masters, Training, professionalism, qualification

The Fawcett Society is running a programme of free online training for women on how to get into politics

The Fawcett Society is running a programme of free online training for women on how to get into politics, using your voice online and getting active in the upcoming local government elections.

This programme includes spaces and support specifically for groups of women who are underrepresented across politics, including women of colour and disabled women.

https://www.fawcettsociety.org.uk/free-online-equal-power-workshops-for-women... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 26 Feb 2021 14:44 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Internationals women's day, Training, understanding local government

GAPTC newsletter October 2020

What you can find in this newsletter:​

Council meetings - face to face or online

VAT advice

Website healthcheck - GAPTC as your critical friend

Risk Management course run by Came & Co

Clerks Online Networking

Autumn training programme including new courses

Council meetings – face to face or online

There are no further updates on council meetings, following the information provided in our 15 September... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 14 Oct 2020 13:52 by Alison Robinson

Tags: AGM, GAPTC news, VAT advice, clerk networking, training, website health-check

Half Day training on dealing with difficult customers - Wednesday 29th January 2020

Tetbury Town Council have confirmed they are holding two training sessions (one in the morning and one in the afternoon) on Dealing with Abusive Customers they will be run in Tetbury on Wednesday 29th January 2020. The cost is £45 per attendee. This is not an all-day event, but two separate sessions run back-to-back.

TTC are now taking bookings. Please confirm by 17th January to townclerk@tetbury.gov.uk... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 08 Jan 2020 11:28 by Alison Robinson

Tags: Cotswolds, GAPTC, News, Training, dealing with conflict