Jan
25
Fri
London Branch – Modern.Gov User Group Meeting @ To Be Confirmed
Jan 25 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
London Branch – Regional Meeting @ To Be Confirmed
Jan 25 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Sep
27
Fri
North West – Regional meeting @ Lancaster City Council
Sep 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Oct
4
Fri
ADSO training course – “Just a minute”(LB Barking and Dagenham) **FULLY BOOKED** @ Committee Room 2, 1st Floor
Oct 4 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Target Audience:

This course is aimed at delegates who are new to taking minutes at meetings and/ or those who wish to refresh their skills in this area.

Workshop topics:

  • The purpose of minutes
  • The art of writing a minute
  • Practical minute writing exercise
  • Plain English – putting into practice
  • The law relating to minutes
  • Minutes for different types of meetings
  • Case studies and surgery
  • Learning points and action planning

 

Nov
11
Mon
ADSO training course – “Working in a Political Environment “(Birmingham City Council) @ Birmingham City Council
Nov 11 @ 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

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)
  • Job title and Local Authority
  • Date and venue of course 
  • ADSO member yes/no?
  • Additional requirements (dietary etc)
  • Purchase order number (please note that we do not accept bookings without a purchase order number)

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

Jan
24
Fri
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
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 )

 

Oct
9
Fri
East Midlands Regional Meeting @ Virtual meeting via GoToMeeting
Oct 9 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

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