April 2014


Healthy schools, healthy citizens: the council and school's role in improving health and wellbeing outcomes (London)

28 April 2014

Healthy students are better learners and make healthy communities. Schools have a tremendous opportunity to positively impact on a child's attitude towards healthy behaviours that can last a lifetime. Evidence shows that students' health significantly affects their school achievement.

May 2014


Are you an inclusive employer? (London)

12 May 2014

Does your workforce representation mirror the diversity of your service users? Are you fully integrating the business case for diversity into your organisation? The LGA and DiversityJobs.co.uk will be hosting a highly interactive half-day workshop focusing on the many challenges involved in developing truly integrated workforces. From highlighting the business case from the community and talent perspectives and learning how to fully take advantage of it, to providing best practice and practical tools, this workshop will focus on up-to-date thinking on how to ensure that your workforce properly reflects the make-up and interests of diverse communities and service users.


Tackling child sexual exploitation: learning day (Oxford)

16 May 2014

Oxfordshire County Council are running a one-day learning event for child protection practitioners to find out about key national initiatives to tackle child sexual exploitation and to learn from the experience of Oxfordshire County Council and its partners, including the police.


Health and wellbeing peer training event (Coventry, 22 – 23 May 2014)

22 May 2014

The Health and Wellbeing Systems Improvement Programme at the LGA plans to deliver 15 to 20 peer challenges during 2014/15.

June 2014


Implementing the Community Trigger (York)

4 June 2014

The Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 is due to come into effect by the end of the year. It places a duty on councils and their partners to implement a Community Trigger. This workshop will look at how councils can go about introducing a community trigger in their area.


Innovations in income generation for local authorities – regional workshop (Manchester)

5 June 2014

This event, held in partnership with the LGA, The Whitehall & Industry Group and North West Employers, will provide an opportunity to hear more about innovative examples of council income generation.


Our Place: Introduction to Cost Benefit Analysis (Bristol)

11 June 2014

This one-day session is designed to help areas consider the outcomes you are seeking to deliver, to start to plan how you will work out the cost of what you want to do, and the evaluation tasks you will need to put in place to track the impact of your work.


Achieving local outcomes through heritage and the historic environment (Birmingham)

11 June 2014

This free event is designed to enable portfolio holders responsible for heritage, and heritage champions, to better advocate for the contribution heritage can make to council priorities. It will involve sharing the latest good practice and considering the skills required to influence more effectively within councils facing difficult budget decisions.


Our Place: Introduction to Cost Benefit Analysis (York)

17 June 2014

This one-day training course is designed for teams who already have a clear idea of what you aim to achieve through Our Place, the things you will be measuring to demonstrate your achievement, and the amount of money you plan to spend/invest in relation to your plans.


Schools' workforce policy and employment law conference (York)

18 June 2014

A one-day conference providing information and perspectives on the latest changes to teachers' pay and conditions, including the new arrangements for heads' and other school leaders' pay.

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National annual events

LGA annual conference and exhibition  8-10 July 2014

The Local Government Association's annual conference is the biggest event in the local government calendar. It also is one of the biggest political conferences of the year regularly attracting over 1,200 delegates.

National Children and Adults conference 29-31 October 2014
This event offers you the opportunity to hear the very latest thinking on key children and adult policy and improvement agendas.

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