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Scottish Government Programme and Project Management Community
464 members Scottish Public Services network

This community is directed at colleagues within Scottish Government and the wdier Scottish Public Sector who want to share their PPM knowledge and experience to benefit others.  It provides information to help people address the Scottish Government's Programme and Project Management principles.

Knowledge Hub Global
148 members KHub Global network

The Knowledge Hub Global group is for everyone interested in the global expansion of public service knowledge exchange via the Knowledge Hub. 

Join in with peers dedicated to building effective online groups that inspire innovative exchange across public services all around the world. Once you join, add your introduction.

New to KHub? Please register and return here to join.

This group is championed by online engagement pioneer Steven Clift.

Public Sector Communications
159 members KHub Global network

We’re bringing Public Communicators together from across Europe to share ideas and best practices.

This Group was launched around the EuroPCom15 conference, but while two early members (Mathew & Steve) spoke there, we’re not officially affiliated with it, nor limited to discussing it.

After all, public sector communications across Europe face similar problems every day, not just every October. So share your ideas and your problems - someone, somewhere in Europe, will probably have the answer.

Connect-Ed Open Door meeting space
43 members MESHConnect network

Welcome to Connect-Ed. This is a meeting space for educators interested in developingR&D processes leading to a self-improving education system. You are invited to join to keep up to date with research and development and training activities- or even create, lead or join working communities. See www.connect-ed.ac.uk. Contact enquiries@connect-ed.ac.uk for more information.

Scottish Public Service Improvement Framework (PSIF)
262 members Scottish Public Services network

This group is for those delivering improvement within Scottish Councils and other public sector and voluntary sector organisations via the Public Service Improvement Framework, to share hints, tips and best practice. This group is limited to those who are involved in implementing, or about to implement the PSIF.

Maintaining and repairing school buildings
64 members

A group for school and local authority representatives responsible for managing and maintaining buildings and construction projects on school sites. For sharing best practice and ideas about securing and allocating funding, approaches to asset management, securing competent contractors and the management of successful construction projects.

MESH and Education Futures Collaboration open door meeting space
67 members MESHConnect network

This space is for educators interested in improving teaching and learning.

This group is for those interested in publishing research summaries. MESH is the Mapping Educational Specialist knowHow initiative and MESHGuides are quality assured research summaries written for users and periodically updated.

Register here to keep in touch.

Supported by the EFC charity (UK no1157511) established by professional associations and universities to bridge the divide between research and practice.

Education Connects
630 members

This group is for anyone on the Knowledge Hub interested in education in any way, shape or form. This group will be a central signposting area to any other groups that will be of use to you. Plus it will host a range of CPD materials for teaching staff.

KHub Connects
75064 members

Keep up to date with Knowledge Hub developments and have your say.

Public sector news
106370 members

Welcome to the public sector news group.

This group is a place for colleagues to share and comment on the latest public sector news. You might want to highlight some good practice from your organisation, raise awareness of a key campaign, or comment on something that's in the news.

Whatever you share, we look forward to hearing your views.

Newest groups

Radiotherapy in Scotland Sub-Group

Radiotherapy in Scotland Sub-Group

3 members Scottish Public Services network

The Radiotherapy in Scotland Sub-Group is for members of NCCSG/RT (National Cancer Clinical Services Group Radiotherapy Subgroup).

NCCSG/RT have responsibility for taking forward national radiotherapy actions on behalf of the 5 radiotherapy centres within Scotland, supported by the framework laid out for radiotherapy in the cancer strategy publication: 'Cancer in Scotland: Ambition and Action'.

Better Care - People Workstream Task and Finish Group (Systems Integration

Better Care - People Workstream Task and Finish Group (Systems Integration

1 member

The people workstream task and finish group will identify areas where health and social care professionals are currently working together, how they could work together in future, and how IT systems can support them to improve services for people. The people workstream will, in turn, inform the technology workstream which will implement the technical solution.

River Mole Catchment Partnership Steering Group

River Mole Catchment Partnership Steering Group

3 members

The River Mole Catchment Partnership was formed in 2012 through a DEFRA and Environment Agency initiative required by the Water Framework Directive (WFD).

The steering group consists of representatives from 16 organisations who meet 4 times a year to take decisions around business development and prioritisation, as well as funding/financial matters.

Scottish Prevent Trainers Group

Scottish Prevent Trainers Group

2 members Scottish Public Services network

The Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015 created an obligation for specified authorities to comply with the 'Prevent Duty'. At the core of this rests the need to effectively train staff and raise awareness of Prevent. This group has been created in order for staff delivering Prevent training to share good practice, FAQs and other issues encountered. It can also be used to facilitate opportunities for shared training events.

Kirklees Mental Health Programme Board

Kirklees Mental Health Programme Board

1 member

This group oversees the commissioning of mental health services in Kirklees, monitors the production of a mental health needs assessment, and supports implementation of the mental health strategy. Membership includes the two Kirklees CCGs, Public Health and commissioning managers at Kirklees, representatives from other organisations.

Trent RFCC Advisors Group

Trent RFCC Advisors Group

1 member

In order to support LLFA's to deliver flood risk projects, the Trent Regional Flood and Coastal Committee (RFCC) have funded a team of Advisors to support the delivery of projects within the six year programme. This group provides access to support documents, training materials and ways to share information with all LLFA's directly.

North East Local Tobacco Control Alliances

North East Local Tobacco Control Alliances

3 members

This group is for members of local tobacco control alliances in the North East of England. It helps members to keep up to date with latest national, regional and local tobacco-related news, share expertise and good practice and network with others from across the region. The group is administered by Fresh, the North East’s locally commissioned regional tobacco control programme which fulfils the PHE Centre tobacco lead role through an honorary contract with the Director. 

South West Fire and Rescue Services - Information Governance Group

South West Fire and Rescue Services - Information Governance Group

1 member

A regional group for Fire & Rescue Services to share best practice and assist Information Governance throughout the South West.

Ely St Johns Governors Group

Ely St Johns Governors Group

3 members

This is a group for Governors of Ely St Johns Primary School in Cambridgeshire

PHE Obesity Intelligence

PHE Obesity Intelligence

3 members

To share wide-ranging, authoritative information on data, evaluation and evidence related to weight status and its determinants. Members include practitioners, policy makers and academics with an interest in adult and child obesity.

Homelessness Prevention Programme Hub

Homelessness Prevention Programme Hub

4 members

This group is for local authorities and providers involved in delivering the three Homelessness Prevention Programme funds - the Homelessness Prevention Trailblazers, the Rough Sleeping Grant and the Social Impact Bond for people with complex needs.

Government Project Delivery FLS and SLS Group 2017

Government Project Delivery FLS and SLS Group 2017

3 members Government Project Delivery Community network

This group exists to connect Project Delivery Professionals who have secured a place on the cross-government Future Leaders and Senior Leaders Scheme. This is a space for individuals to share their learning and experiences on the schemes and to work collaboratively on projects or areas of interest, relating to the scheme and more broadly.

Visit the Government Project Delivery Community Network Homepage

The Kite TSA Morning Maths Meeting Project 2017

The Kite TSA Morning Maths Meeting Project 2017

17 members The Learn Together Hub network

Teachers from Fulbourn, Mayfield, Bewick Bridge and Spinney are working together on a development project with The Kite TSA in conjunction with N2MP. Teachers across the four schools are encouraged to share their experiences of implementing 'Morning Maths Meeting' - a whole-school dialogic approach to maths.

Peterculter Flood Scheme

Peterculter Flood Scheme

4 members Scottish Public Services network

The purpose of this site is to share the project information with the local community and stakeholders. This will include project updates as well as other key information associated with the project through feasibility design and final construction.

Aspiring Communities Assessment Panel

Aspiring Communities Assessment Panel

3 members Scottish Public Services network

Panel to assess the challenge fund applications submitted to the Aspiring Communities Fund.  Aspiring Communities is supported by the European Social Fund.

Armed Forces Covenant - Cheshire, Halton and Warrington

Armed Forces Covenant - Cheshire, Halton and Warrington

3 members

The Armed Forces Covenant sets out the relationship between the nation, the government and the Armed Forces. It recognises that the whole nation has a moral obligation to members of the Armed Forces and their families, and it establishes how they should expect to be treated. Our group works across Cheshire, Halton and Warrington with CCG's, Police, Fire, University of Chester, MOD, The Royal British Legion, Halton BC, Warrington BC, Cheshire West & Chester Council, E-FAN, DWP and others.

Staying Safe Online Community Project

Staying Safe Online Community Project

4 members

Staying Safe Online Community Project online group to share key information, advice and activity to progress the project.

National Care Standards Review- Implementation Working Group: Scrutiny and Assurance Sub-Group

National Care Standards Review- Implementation Working Group: Scrutiny and Assurance Sub-Group

2 members Scottish Public Services network

Ensure that assurance processes are underpinned by the Standards.

National Care Standards Review- Implementation Working Group: People Sub-Group

National Care Standards Review- Implementation Working Group: People Sub-Group

2 members Scottish Public Services network

The group will ensure that all people are aware of NCS and are supported to understand them.

National Care Standards Review- Implementation Working Group: Policy, Governance and Leadership Sub-Group

National Care Standards Review- Implementation Working Group: Policy, Governance and Leadership Sub-Group

2 members Scottish Public Services network

To ensure implementation of the Standards.

Most popular groups

GeoPlace Authority Contacts Group

GeoPlace Authority Contacts Group

816 members

The GeoPlace Authority Contacts KHub is a private and secure group for LA DCA signatories and their relevant colleagues. Specifically set up for the DCA community dedicated to improving the quality and use of addressing and street data, the group provides a forum for LA members across England & Wales to securely network, share information & access the community’s wealth of knowledge by asking their peers questions & offering best practice advice on addressing and street data. Join up today!

DWP Governance and Controls Community

DWP Governance and Controls Community

129 members Government Project Delivery Community network

This community exists to connect people who are undertaking a role within the DWP Governance and Controls Community. We want to build relationships so that knowledge and experience can be shared freely amongst all members. This will also help to increase our skills and capability. We encourage you to become actively involved with the community and begin to connect with other people working within Governance and Controls in DWP.

Visit the GovPDC Network home page.

Food Hygiene Forum

Food Hygiene Forum

2186 members

The Food Hygiene Forum (FHF) is open to food hygiene professionals in both the public and private sectors and aims to help promote a consistent approach to the application of hygiene regulations and provision of guidance.   It provides a forum for exchange of views, ideas and the development of guidance and advice which will benefit both regulators and the food industry.

Childcare Works (formerly A2YO)

Childcare Works (formerly A2YO)

820 members

Knowledge sharing, emerging practice and case studies for delivering the extended entitlement of early education places.

Childcare Works is the new two-year DfE national support contract for the implementation of the extended entitlement to 30-hours. Delivered by Mott MacDonald, Hempsall’s and Action for Children.

Intended members are Heads of Early Years, local authority finance officers and those with responsibility for the free entitlement in local authorities.

Return to Teaching NCTL Support Group

Return to Teaching NCTL Support Group

411 members

A group for participants on the National College of Teaching and Leadership (NCTL) Return to Teaching programme.

Use this hub to hear directly from your Return to Teaching Advisor, and share your experiences and useful resources with other returners to Secondary Physics, Maths and MFL teaching, and other Secondary English Baccalaureate (EBacc) subjects.

Government Project Delivery Community Hub

Government Project Delivery Community Hub

1343 members Government Project Delivery Community network

This is an open group for sharing conversations about Government Project Delivery. It is a part of the Government Project Delivery Community - a network of like-minded people with an interest in project and programme delivery who want to learn and share experiences and knowledge.

Visit the GovPDC Network home page.

Food Standards and Labelling

Food Standards and Labelling

1699 members

This group is for Local Authority regulators, Trading Standards and Environmental Health, who wish to exchange information and ideas, seek advice from their peers and keep up to date with the latest developments in food standards and labelling. 

Planning Advisory Service (PAS)

Planning Advisory Service (PAS)

2342 members Local Government Association network

Welcome to the Planning Advisory Service discussion forum. 

You're joining over 2,100 planning people who come together to ask questions, learn from each other and to network.

If you need any hints/tips, click: http://www.pas.gov.uk/forum

For lots of planning materials and news of upcoming events, view the PAS website: http://www.pas.gov.uk/home

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Public sector news

Public sector news

106370 members

Welcome to the public sector news group.

This group is a place for colleagues to share and comment on the latest public sector news. You might want to highlight some good practice from your organisation, raise awareness of a key campaign, or comment on something that's in the news.

Whatever you share, we look forward to hearing your views.

Online Facilitators Community

Online Facilitators Community

1287 members

Get help from community facilitators from across the Knowledge Hub on how to create an active community.  The Online Facilitators Community provides, tips, tools and support to build your group and engage your members. Join in regular discussions and activities and share your online facilitation experiences.

Government Commercial Function Community

Government Commercial Function Community

279 members Government Commercial Function network

Welcome to the GCF Community for all staff. This group is for you to network, share knowledge and best practice with commercial colleagues.

Before posting or thinking about your own groups read the user guides in the WIKI.  Comply with the civil service social media policy, just use common sense - if in doubt, don't post. Remember that facilitators can remove users.  If you have any questions please contact the site lead Ian Mackie.

Visit GCF Network home page for more GCF groups and information.

Active Aberdeen Sports Grants Hub

Active Aberdeen Sports Grants Hub

7 members Scottish Public Services network

The purpose of this group is to host key information and documents surrounding the sports grants. Members of the grants panel will be able to access this group in order to prepare for grants meetings.

DWP Project Delivery Implementation Community

DWP Project Delivery Implementation Community

87 members Government Project Delivery Community network

The group is to support DWP Colleagues who are undertaking a Project Delivery Implementation Role.

Visit the GovPDC Network home page.

Scottish Government Programme and Project Management Community

Scottish Government Programme and Project Management Community

464 members Scottish Public Services network

This community is directed at colleagues within Scottish Government and the wdier Scottish Public Sector who want to share their PPM knowledge and experience to benefit others.  It provides information to help people address the Scottish Government's Programme and Project Management principles.

Scottish Empty Homes Officer Network

Scottish Empty Homes Officer Network

230 members Scottish Public Services network

This is a best practice and information sharing network for officers (from councils and their partners) with an interest in private sector empty homes work.

Independent Advisory Group on Tackling Sectarianism in Scotland - Secretariat Support

Independent Advisory Group on Tackling Sectarianism in Scotland - Secretariat Support

13 members Scottish Public Services network

To create a place to exchange information, such as documents and files, enabling us to provide effective secretariat support for the Advisory Group on Tackling Sectarianism as they work on this important issue.

Geographical and Spatial Information

Geographical and Spatial Information

1237 members Local Government Association network

The award winning Geographical and Spatial Information Knowledge hub group is accessible by local government organisations who have a working interest in the use of GI to support service delivery.

The group provides a space, whether you are a GI novice or expert, to network; discuss; share news and best practice. 

Fast Knowledge Community

Fast Knowledge Community

55 members Government Commercial Function network

Welcome to the Fast Knowledge Community for Commercial Fast Streamers and Commercial Apprentices. It offers a space for networking, community engagement, knowledge sharing and best practice with your colleagues across government. It is your space to shape and grow so do engage as much as possible. Reading an interesting article or attending an event? Share with your colleagues to make those connections and see your community grow!

Visit GCF Network home page for more GCF groups and information.

Local Government Metrology Group

Local Government Metrology Group

655 members

Welcome to the Local Government Metrology Group KHub. The hub aims to support co-ordination in matters of strategy, policy and operational practice within UK legal metrology, offering specialist and expert advice to all members of the UK legal metrology community.

Please note that the Library area of this Group is currently been upgraded to include useful sources of guidance for both Trading Standards Officers and Local Authority Notified Bodies, it is due to be completed by April 2017.

Scottish Performance Management Forum

Scottish Performance Management Forum

114 members Scottish Public Services network

This forum provides an opportunity for performance management practitioners, working at a corporate level in councils across Scotland, to share knowledge and information, discuss issues and solutions, share learning and good practice, and celebrate success.

It’s also somewhere to ask questions to generate ideas from likeminded colleagues that help improve performance, planning, and improvement practices back at the ranch and impact on better public services.