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National Graduate Development Programme: 2015 information pack

The National Graduate Development Programme (ndgp) is a development programme for high-calibre graduates wishing to pursue a management career in local government.

Officer development
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Delivering housing growth – A collection of essays

Showcasing the positive approach that councils across the country are taking to deliver housing growth.

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Delivering housing growth – A collection of essays

Showcasing the positive approach that councils across the country are taking to deliver housing growth.

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Connecting health and wellbeing boards: a social media guide

Health and wellbeing boards have faced a steep learning curve since assuming their full statutory role in April 2013. This guide was undertaken in response to requests from people working with health and wellbeing boards where there was a real desire for social media to be used effectively to help the boards shape policy, explain decisions and deliver objectives.

Communications support
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Healthwatch: On the board toolkit

This toolkit is part of the LGA's 'Healthwatch: On the Board' series, designed as a learning aid to support local Healthwatch representatives on their health and wellbeing board (HWB).

Sector-led improvement
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Must knows adults: Making it real

One of the lessons from the inquiries into abuse and ill treatment at Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust and Winterbourne View assessment and treatment centre is that service providers need to develop more equal partnerships with people who use services and carers. This sort of partnership is often called ‘co-production' .

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Must knows children: Early help, corporate parenting and adoption

Early help means providing support as soon as a problem emerges at any stage in a child's life. The aim is to ensure problems do not escalate to become more acute, and more costly, to the detriment of children and families.

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Must knows adults: A place I call home: responding to Winterbourne View

On 31 May 2011, a BBC Panorama television programme showed people with a learning disability being subjected to extreme, criminal abuse by staff at Winterbourne view private assessment and treatment centre.

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Must knows adults: Personalisation

‘Personalisation' is the term used for an approach to personal care and support which treats people as autonomous individuals and responds to their personal needs and wishes.

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Must knows children: Careers and raising the participation age (RPA)

The Raising of the Participation Age (RPA) requires young people to continue in education, training or apprenticeships to the age of 18 by 2015.

Re-thinking local

Re-thinking local

The coronavirus pandemic has redefined how we all think about where and how we live.

Re-thinking local: full publication

Re-thinking local: full publication

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RT @LGAcomms: This Thursday: 'Local outbreaks and living with #COVID19' webinar, teamed with @DHSCgovuk. We will look at how areas such a…

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