Jan
24
Fri
South East Regional Meeting @ Kent County Council
Jan 24 all-day
ADSO training course – “Working in a Political Environment”(Wigan) – FULLY BOOKED @ Wigan Council
Jan 24 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

THIS COURSE IS NOW FULLY BOOKED.  Please email sarah.hawkins@adso.co.uk if you wish to be put on a waiting list.

 

Target Audience:

This course is aimed at Democratic Services Officers who wish to improve their understanding of the roles of Members and Officers and to develop their political awareness.

Workshop topics:

  • Members and Officers – differences and similarities
  • Understanding the different roles of Members
  • The political context
  • Skills and behaviours for working effectively in a political environment
  • Protocols and codes of conduct
  • Case studies
  • Surgery – an opportunity for delegates to raise issues from their own Authorities
  • Learning points and action planning
Mar
27
Fri
South East Regional Meeting @ Fareham
Mar 27 all-day
Jun
12
Fri
South West Regional Meeting
Jun 12 all-day
Jul
3
Fri
ADSO Full Board meeting
Jul 3 all-day
Jul
7
Tue
South East Regional Meeting @ Virtual meeting via Microsoft Teams
Jul 7 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

If you require further information about this event, please contact your Regional Reps Nick Hughes (nicholas.hughes@thanet.gov.uk) or Sally Prior (sprior@testvalley.gov.uk)

 

SOUTH EAST REGIONAL MEETING TO BE HELD REMOTELY BY MICROSOFT TEAMS

TUESDAY 7 JULY 2020 at 2:00 PM

 

  1. Welcome and Introductions
  2. Mod.Gov – An opportunity to discuss any issues and developments with Ricky Clarke
  3. Web Accessibility – Derek Morgan, Bracknell Forest
  4. Virtual Meetings
    1. Canvass thoughts on extending legislation for virtual meetings
    2. Public involvement
  5. Issues arising from recent ADSO Board meeting for the region to discuss:
    1. What are Members views about the potential for ADSO to deliver a range of Member training to other organisations for example scrutiny training.
    2. Is there any appetite within the Membership for training to be developed for middle and senior managers
    3. What are Members views on participation in recruitment events at Universities and colleges to promote our profession?
    4. What are your view on ADSO potentially arranging a seminar to provide support to colleagues on the statutory scrutiny guidance?
  6. Operation London Bridge – Nick Hughes, Thanet
  7. AOB
    1. New ways of working with Cllrs – Emma Horbury, Test Valley
Jul
17
Fri
East of England Regional Meeting @ Virtual meeting via Zoom
Jul 17 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Jul
24
Fri
Themed and Combined Authorities Regional meeting @ Virtual meeting - details tbc
Jul 24 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm

For further details please contact your Regional Representatives Trudy Bedford (trudy.bedford@liverpoolcityregion-ca.gov.uk ) or Liz Kerr (elizabeth.kerr@northoftyne-ca.gov.uk )

 

Jul
31
Fri
Deadline for ADSO 2020 Awards submissions
Jul 31 all-day

For full details on our Award categories and how to enter, please click here 

Sep
18
Fri
ADSO Full Board meeting
Sep 18 all-day

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