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Knowledge Hub Global
134 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
13 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
150 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
57 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)
258 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
613 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
309 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
71266 members

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

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National Academy Wave 10

National Academy Wave 10

14 members Public Service Transformation Academy network

A group for all participants of Wave 10. All materials from each session will become available here.

Cambridgeshire - Accelerating Achievement for Vulnerable Groups

Cambridgeshire - Accelerating Achievement for Vulnerable Groups

2 members The Learn Together Hub network

This group is currently under construction.

 

Please contact Emily Moore - emily.moore@cambridgeshire.gov.uk if you require any further assistance. 

Care Coordination- Community of Practice

Care Coordination- Community of Practice

4 members

Care coordination is the cornerstone of enhanced community care. Care coordinators not only provide case management but act as the first point of call to support patients and their carers in their own homes. The coordinators help the delivery of New models of care and support multi-disciplinary teams.

BEIS Technology and Telecom Strategy Group

BEIS Technology and Telecom Strategy Group

15 members

The Group will focus on developing and implementing a Technology, Telecom and Digital category strategy which will enable BEIS HQ and its ALBs to collobrate on value add initiatives and deliver savings through demand aggregation.

Smart Working

Smart Working

9 members Government Project Delivery Community network

This aim of this group is to share knowledge and experience of Smart Working. Smart Working means providing people with the tools to do their jobs in new and more efficient ways. Giving them the right mix of working environments and technologies to become more flexible about how and where they work.

Visit the Government Project Delivery Community Network Homepage

Government Hubs policy

Government Hubs policy

6 members Government Project Delivery Community network

This aim of this group is to share the latest Government Hubs policy documents easily with colleagues in other government departments.

Visit the Government Project Delivery Community Network Homepage

Cumbria Pollution Advisory Group also known as Cumbria Chief Officers Environmental Working Group

Cumbria Pollution Advisory Group also known as Cumbria Chief Officers Environmental Working Group

3 members

Group is made of up of Environmental Protection officers working in Cumbria and shares and provides technical and procedural guidance/good practice in the fields of Pollution, Environmental Protection, Air Quality, Contaminated Land, Private Water Supplies, Nuisance etc. The Group also responds to consultations.

HEE Optometrist Development Network

HEE Optometrist Development Network

2 members

Network of optometrists taking part in the HEE Optometrist development programme across the East Midlands. Enabling sharing of information, best practice, updates and conversions to take place online in relation to the developing lanscape of eye health in the region. Membership will include all optometrists who are on the development programme, and interested Ophthalmologists from NHS Trusts across the region.

Wirral Local Commissioning Academy

Wirral Local Commissioning Academy

2 members Public Service Transformation Academy network

Restricted group for participants in the Wirral Local Commissioning Academy 2017.

Doncaster Town Centre

Doncaster Town Centre

5 members

The Doncaster Town Centre Team is a group of BCMs leading a new Delivery Model in the Town Centre.

Horsham Housing Support Workers Forum

Horsham Housing Support Workers Forum

3 members

A space for forum members to interact between meetings and share information.

Key Financial Controls

Key Financial Controls

4 members

To provide a forum to discuss the generic key controls in Local Authority financial systems and processes, with a view to sharing audit programmes.

Primary Authority Supermarkets Group (PASG)

Primary Authority Supermarkets Group (PASG)

9 members

PASG comprises primary authority officers and their supermarket partners who work together within the Primary Authority scheme. The focus of the PASG is regulatory compliance in the trading standards field, e.g. food labelling, pricing, age-restricted products etc.

Primary Authority officers and supermarket representatives work together to improve compliance, consistency, consumer confidence and create a level playing field, for the benefit of the regulatory system as a whole. 

Canterbury District Heritage Forum

Canterbury District Heritage Forum

2 members

Community representatives from across the Canterbury District Area supporting a vision for the future of heritage of the area.

Government Assurance Reviewers

Government Assurance Reviewers

6 members Government Project Delivery Community network

Group under development

Growing the Social Economy Panel

Growing the Social Economy Panel

3 members Scottish Public Services network

Assessment panel to consider applications for Social Innovation Fund and Social Economy Growth Fund assistance under the Scottish Government's European Social Fund Programme Growing the Social Economy.

NEC Information Assurance Network

NEC Information Assurance Network

10 members Scottish Public Services network

Resources relating to Information Assurance within the National Entitlement Card Scheme (NEC Scheme) in Scotland. The group is intended for those working in data protection and other information assurance functions within the Scottish public sector and whose organisation is involved in the delivery of the scheme.

Education Advisory Team

Education Advisory Team

6 members The Learn Together Hub network

With the exception of Curriculum and Standards,The Education Advisory Team assists and guides School Leadership Teams in relation to all areas of school Leadership and Management, particularly Safeguarding.

MOJ Commercial Directorate

MOJ Commercial Directorate

6 members Government Commercial Function network

A closed group for the Ministry of Justice Commercial Directorate to aid discussion and collaboration.

Please also register on the main GCF Community.

Visit the Government Commercial Function Network landing page 

HelpForce

HelpForce

2 members

A community of NHS hospitals trusts, primary care trusts and voluntary sector organisations, aiming to maximise the potential of volunteering in health and social care. HelpForce aggregates proven practice to advance innovation and improvement around volunteering, and enable volunteers and the voluntary sector to have a greater impact in health and social care.

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GeoPlace Authority Contacts Group

GeoPlace Authority Contacts Group

817 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!

Local Government Metrology Group

Local Government Metrology Group

649 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.

Association of Local Government Ecologists (ALGE)

Association of Local Government Ecologists (ALGE)

168 members

The Association of Local Government Ecologists is a not-for-profit organisation which represents professional ecologists working in local government in the UK. In partnership with others, ALGE supports and develops the nature conservation work of local authorities.  This group is for the purpose of providing a discussion forum for registered members of ALGE - members of ALGE include consultants working on behalf of Local Authorities, in additional to Local Government Officers.  

Return to Teaching NCTL Support Group

Return to Teaching NCTL Support Group

367 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 Standards and Labelling

Food Standards and Labelling

1682 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. 

Government Project Delivery Community Hub

Government Project Delivery Community Hub

1174 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 Hygiene Forum

Food Hygiene Forum

2151 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.

GovPDC Facilitators Group

GovPDC Facilitators Group

43 members Government Project Delivery Community network

This group is for people who are facilitators of groups within the Goverment Project Delivery Community. Members are here to exchange ideas and experience on how to make groups successful, active and engaging. As well as contribute in setting the direction and development of the GovPDC as a whole.

Visit the GovPDC Network home page.

South East Public Health Information Group

South East Public Health Information Group

86 members

The South East Public Health Information Group (SEPHIG) is a mechanism for sharing knowledge and intelligence across public health systems operating in the South East of England, to promote learning and opportunities for sharing ideas. Members are welcome to join if they are in the public sector, based in the South East and work in the public health arena.

eDevelopment.scot Programme partners group

eDevelopment.scot Programme partners group

170 members Scottish Public Services network

This group is for Planning and Building Standards partners involved in the eDevelopment.scot Programme. You will find the latest documentation relating to the programme in the library section of this group. You can also use the forum for open discussions on the ePlanning or eBuilding Standards projects.

Online Facilitators Community

Online Facilitators Community

1229 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.

National Graduate Development Programme - Cohort 18

National Graduate Development Programme - Cohort 18

104 members Local Government Association network

This group is for members of the National Graduate Development Programme - Cohort 18, and is to support the learning and development of National Management Trainees (NMTs). Here you can share knowledge and experience, ask for advice and build networks with others across local government.

Childcare Works (formerly A2YO)

Childcare Works (formerly A2YO)

750 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.

Birmingham Partners Investing in Neighbourhoods and Communities (PINCh)

Birmingham Partners Investing in Neighbourhoods and Communities (PINCh)

7 members

A collaboration space for those with an interest and role in the funding and support of voluntary and community sector activity in Birmingham’s neighbourhoods and communities. The membership is cross-sector made up of reps from grant funders, commissioning, government, council, policing and organisations working in the VCSE sectors. We are working together to better understand and support local communities, places and needs, as well as to how to better support and invest in VCSE orgs and groups.

Teignbridge District Council Safety Advisory Group (TSAG)

Teignbridge District Council Safety Advisory Group (TSAG)

49 members

This group is created to facilitate the sharing of information and improving competency of event organisers in relation to events management within Teignbridge. We also welcome partners and other councils who feel they benefit from this sharing medium.

Scottish Empty Homes Officer Network

Scottish Empty Homes Officer Network

227 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.

myjobscotland.gov.uk - TalentLink Group

myjobscotland.gov.uk - TalentLink Group

250 members Scottish Public Services network

To share ideas, best practice, training guides for the implementation and development of TalentLink for myjobscotland.gov.uk (Scottish Recruitment Portal).

Social Media and Online Collaboration

Social Media and Online Collaboration

419 members Public Service Redesign network

The Social Media and Online Collaboration CoP brings together a group of local government  public sector and voluntary sector peers looking at and working with social media and online collaboration tools, to improve ways of working.  With a focus on their use within organisations and how they can be used for organisational engagement with their clients.

PHE East of England

PHE East of England

101 members

For local authorities and those involved within public health in the East of England. Join the group to share knowledge and keep up-to-date with the latest news and events.

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