Sep
13
Fri
ADSO training course – “Law and Practice”(RB Kensington and Chelsea) **FULLY BOOKED** @ RB Kensington and Chelsea
Sep 13 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Target Audience:

This course is aimed at Democratic Services Officers who wish to develop their understanding of the legislation underpinning the current decision-making process. The content is linked to the Law and Practice module of the ADSO Certificate so it will help current learners with their research for this module.

Workshop topics:

  • Meetings and their legal framework starting with the Local Government Act 1972
  • Discussion on the Local Government Act 1985 and Local Government and Housing Act 1989
  • Local Government Act 2000 – What did this mean for Local Authorities? What was new?
  • Case Studies and feedback – Applying legislation to the democratic process
  • Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007 – What changes to the decision making framework did this Act require?
  • Local Democracy Economic Development and Construction Act 2009 Case Studies and feedback – Interpreting and applying legislation
  • Localism Act 2011 – What new opportunities did this Act bring for Local Authorities?
  • 2012, 2014 and 2015 – Discussion regarding most recent legislation including Executive Arrangements 2012, Health and Social Care Act, 2012 and Openness Regulations 2014
  • Surgery – Opportunity to raise any questions / discussions or issues with the group

 

Sep
19
Thu
ADSO training course – “Law and Practice”(Wigan) @ Wigan Council
Sep 19 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Target Audience:

This course is aimed at Democratic Services Officers who wish to develop their understanding of the legislation underpinning the current decision-making process. The content is linked to the Law and Practice module of the ADSO Certificate so it will help current learners with their research for this module.

Workshop topics:

  • Meetings and their legal framework starting with the Local Government Act 1972
  • Discussion on the Local Government Act 1985 and Local Government and Housing Act 1989
  • Local Government Act 2000 – What did this mean for Local Authorities? What was new?
  • Case Studies and feedback – Applying legislation to the democratic process
  • Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007 – What changes to the decision making framework did this Act require?
  • Local Democracy Economic Development and Construction Act 2009 Case Studies and feedback – Interpreting and applying legislation
  • Localism Act 2011 – What new opportunities did this Act bring for Local Authorities?
  • 2012, 2014 and 2015 – Discussion regarding most recent legislation including Executive Arrangements 2012, Health and Social Care Act, 2012 and Openness Regulations 2014
  • Surgery – Opportunity to raise any questions / discussions or issues with the group

Booking Information:

To book a place on the course, please email: Adso.Training@nottinghamcity.gov.uk with the following information:

  • Name and contact details (email and telephone) including job title and Local Authority
  • Date and venue of course 
  • ADSO member yes/no?
  • Additional requirements (dietary etc)
  • Address and contact person for invoice plus Purchase Order number

 

Joining instructions will be sent to you once your booking has been confirmed.

Oct
4
Fri
South West Regional Meeting
Oct 4 all-day
Oct
18
Fri
South East Regional Meeting @ Southampton City Council
Oct 18 all-day
Nov
5
Tue
ADSO training course – “Working in a Political Environment “(LB Camden)**FULLY BOOKED** @ LB Camden
Nov 5 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

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

 

Jan
10
Fri
South West Regional Meeting
Jan 10 all-day
Jan
24
Fri
South East Regional Meeting @ Crawley
Jan 24 all-day
Mar
27
Fri
South East Regional Meeting @ Fareham
Mar 27 all-day
Jun
12
Fri
South West Regional Meeting
Jun 12 all-day
Jul
24
Fri
South East Regional Meeting @ Venue Required
Jul 24 all-day

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