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Knowledge Hub Global
128 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.

UDiTE Congress 2016
14 members UDiTE network

We look forward to welcoming you all to Elvas for our 2016 UDITE Congress.  This year we will discuss good governance, the future of Europe, integrating migrants, compare the competences of Europe's local authority chief executives and network with colleagues from across Europe. The congress will be hosted by ATAM Portugal and will involve chief executives from across Europe, representatives for the European institututions and business partners from the private sector. 

Public Sector Communications
146 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
42 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.

Maintaining and repairing school buildings
51 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
65 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.

Scottish Public Service Improvement Framework (PSIF)
256 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.

Education Connects
596 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.

Workforce Scotland
301 members Scottish Public Services network

Working together to improve Scottish Public Services.

 

Follow us on twitter @workforce_scot

Sign up for the quarterly newsletter here

Follow us on Storify

View videos of our work here

Visit our new website www.WorkforceScotland.com

KHub Connects
68181 members

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

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Women Leading in Education: Regional Networks

Women Leading in Education: Regional Networks

3 members

This group is for the regional network leads to share resources and ideas.

Good Food East Midlands (GFEM)

Good Food East Midlands (GFEM)

1 member

Good Food East Midlands works in pursuit of healthier, more sustainable and resilient food systems, cultures, communities and local economies. As a hub for information and organisations, it will address obesity, diet-related ill-health, food poverty and waste, climate change and biodiversity loss, declining prosperity and social dislocation, food quality and waste.

The GFEM Board currently consists of members from Public Health, Local Authorities, Local Health and Voluntary Community Services.

Scottish Metrology Candidates 2017

Scottish Metrology Candidates 2017

29 members Scottish Public Services network

The group is for Scottish candidates who are completing their Metrology qualification in the 2017 cycle. Also in the group will be their assessors and internal verifiers.

The group will aid the candidates in locating equipment they are required to test, and also will allow for a discussion between the candidates for questions that will arise.

West Midlands Para-Professionals Organising Group

West Midlands Para-Professionals Organising Group

2 members

We plan and put on training events specifically aimed at the training needs of Para-professionals across the West Midlands, however training sessions are open to all members of health library staff.

Simplified Planning Zone Pilots

Simplified Planning Zone Pilots

9 members Scottish Public Services network

This group is for the Scottish Government local authorities and A+DS taking part in a programme of pilot Simplified Planning Zones, to share experience, and papers relating to preparation of SPZ schemes.
Contact: Kristen Anderson

Building Closer Ties in Scotland

Building Closer Ties in Scotland

3 members Scottish Public Services network

A group of finance professionals looking to work together across Government departments located in Scotland, to consider areas of mutual interest and a shared understanding of key capabilities, priorities and drivers.

Leadership Targeted Support Fund 2016-17

Leadership Targeted Support Fund 2016-17

5 members

Welcome to the Leadership Targeted Support Fund 2016-17 Online Community

The purpose of the Leadership Targeted Support Fund is to enable schools to design and deliver leadership training to:

  • Increase the numbers of teachers becoming leaders, and/or
  • Support those who are already leaders to take the next steps.

The purpose of this group is to give you the opportunity to stay connected as you deliver your 2016-17 project.

Y&H Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Community of Improvement

Y&H Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Community of Improvement

3 members

The Y&H Mental Health and Suicide Prevention CoI was established in response to No Health Without Mental Health; a cross government mental health outcomes strategy for people of all ages. The strategy places a strong emphasis on improving the wellbeing and mental health of the whole population, with particular responsibilities for public health.

EWDW Spring 2017 Cohort

EWDW Spring 2017 Cohort

14 members Socitm network

Empowering Women in a Digital World

A Knowledge Hub group designed specifically for members of the Empowering Women in a Digital World (EWDW) programme.

This is a restricted group for the cohort, trainers and coaches to use during 2017 only.

Creative Inverclyde

Creative Inverclyde

3 members Scottish Public Services network

A portal for collaboration and sharing throughout Inverclyde’s creative community.

DWP Project Delivery Business Support Community

DWP Project Delivery Business Support Community

60 members Government Project Delivery Community network

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

Hull City Council Customer Programme

Hull City Council Customer Programme

9 members

Customer Programme for the City Council. The site facilitates secure collaboration between programme group members and suppliers.

Healthy Towns and Villages Network

Healthy Towns and Villages Network

4 members Local Government Association network

District councils were the original providers of public health but many councils feel they no longer have the budget, expertise or authority to play a role in Health and Wellbeing.

The Healthy Towns and Villages Network will address the key role of DCs in keeping localities healthy and encourage innovation, best practices and knowledge sharing.

Bespoke Historic Environment Records Software Users Group (BHERSUG)

Bespoke Historic Environment Records Software Users Group (BHERSUG)

1 member

Bespoke Historic Environment Records face similar issues to those which use proprietary software, but without the support from the developers. This group is to allow discussion of issues which affect them and allow an exchange of ideas or solutions about such issues. These could relate to implementing Standards, data exchange, or software use.

 EFA Schools

EFA Schools

1 member SSAT network

EYFS Leaders (Cambridgeshire)

EYFS Leaders (Cambridgeshire)

5 members The Learn Together Hub network

Group for Early Years Foundation Stage Leaders in Cambridgeshire

Innovation Challenge - Community Benefits Solution

Innovation Challenge - Community Benefits Solution

2 members Scottish Public Services network

The group has been set up to facilitate sharing of information relevant to a particular project. City of Edinburgh Council and Glasgow City Council are collaborating under the Scottish Enterprise Open Innovation Programme to find a technical solution to capture monitor and report on tendered community benefits.

Cambridgeshire English Team

Cambridgeshire English Team

18 members The Learn Together Hub network

This is group is for Cambridgeshire's English Team to share information and documentation with schools. It is in its early days and we intend to have this group up and running properly with a range of useful content soon.

Emma Fuller (Lead Maths and English Adviser)

01223 703821

Emma.fuller@cambridgeshire.gov.uk

Amanda McNutt

01223 743821

Amanda.mcnutt@cambridgeshire.gov.uk

To the Learn Together Hub homepage: https://khub.net/learntogether

Attendance and Behaviour (Cambridgeshire County Council)

Attendance and Behaviour (Cambridgeshire County Council)

25 members The Learn Together Hub network

This group provides resources for schools (both maintained, academies and independent) for:

  • Non-school attendance
  • Children Missing from Education
  • Elective Home Education
  • Child Employment
  • Children in Entertainment
  • Chaperones Licencing for children in Entertainment

Aberdeen City Health and Social Care Partnership Data Sharing Group

Aberdeen City Health and Social Care Partnership Data Sharing Group

10 members Scottish Public Services network

This Aberdeen Council / NHS Grampian group is a place for those who are working on the Health and Social Care data sharing group to share relevant documents, ideas, meeting notes, etc..

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All Wales FRS Thematic Review

All Wales FRS Thematic Review

12 members Welsh Public Services network

The group for the Welsh Fire and Rescue Services will gather evidence around activities and Health and Safety to report against the Welsh Governments Thematic Review Criteria.

GeoPlace Authority Contacts Group

GeoPlace Authority Contacts Group

813 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!

All Wales Operational Assurance

All Wales Operational Assurance

20 members Welsh Public Services network

All Wales Operational Assurance is a programme set up among the three Welsh Fire and Rescue Services to establish peer review and best practice across Wales.

Government Project Delivery Community Hub

Government Project Delivery Community Hub

882 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. Find out more about the Government Project Delivery Community here.

Food Standards and Labelling

Food Standards and Labelling

1665 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. 

Online Facilitators Community

Online Facilitators Community

1173 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.

Return to Teaching NCTL Support Group

Return to Teaching NCTL Support Group

326 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.

Food Hygiene Forum

Food Hygiene Forum

2135 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.

Scottish Empty Homes Officer Network

Scottish Empty Homes Officer Network

221 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.

Indigo Syndicate - Strategic Command Course 2017

Indigo Syndicate - Strategic Command Course 2017

10 members

College of Policing Strategic Command Course 2017 Indigo syndicate - hub to communicate, disseminate and share pre, during and post SCC 2017.

DWP Project Delivery Implementation Community

DWP Project Delivery Implementation Community

46 members Government Project Delivery Community network

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

Attendance and Behaviour (Cambridgeshire County Council)

Attendance and Behaviour (Cambridgeshire County Council)

25 members The Learn Together Hub network

This group provides resources for schools (both maintained, academies and independent) for:

  • Non-school attendance
  • Children Missing from Education
  • Elective Home Education
  • Child Employment
  • Children in Entertainment
  • Chaperones Licencing for children in Entertainment

Planning Advisory Service (PAS)

Planning Advisory Service (PAS)

2282 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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Local Government Metrology Group

Local Government Metrology Group

637 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.

LKIS (East of England) TEST DO NOT USE

LKIS (East of England) TEST DO NOT USE

14 members

Test site for LKIS East of England

Please do not use.

COSLA Syrian Resettlement Programme Officer Group

COSLA Syrian Resettlement Programme Officer Group

181 members Scottish Public Services network

This group is for local government officers in Scotland with a role in supporting the relocation of Syrian refugees through the UK Government's Resettlement Programme

Strategic Command Course 2017

Strategic Command Course 2017

52 members

A restricted group for the directors, participants and other facilitators of the 2017 College of Policing Strategic Command Course.

Industrial pollution control community

Industrial pollution control community

561 members

The Industrial Pollution Control Community aims to connect council industrial pollution control practitioners and pollution groups across England to share expertise and identify opportunities for improvement. This community is also open to relevant government departments and agencies, allowing councils to engage with Defra and the Environment Agency to help shape the future direction of pollution control policy and technical guidance.

Spatial Hub Scotland

Spatial Hub Scotland

136 members Scottish Public Services network

Group dedicated to discussions around spatial datasets, owned by Scottish local government and published on the IS Spatial Hub. Topics could include data quality, data schemas, data licensing and suggestions for additional datasets to be published on the Spatial Hub. The Spatial Hub will be launched in stages. The initial launch will be in June 2016 and will be aimed at OSMA members only.

Local Government Trading Standards

Local Government Trading Standards

1449 members

A discussion group for all aspects of trading standards, fair trading consumer protection and product safety.