Kathie Bates is moving on to a new post after 8 years with Civil Service Local the last few as the Head of what she calls an amazing team and doing the best job she has ever had...
Find out about a forthcoming event on 29 April in Newcastle to help you focus your career development outside of London
Mandy Morris tells us how her first experience of leading a project in a prison involved mentoring new team members, motivating offenders – and eating lots of chocolate!
We still have places available for discovery sessions in Bournemouth, Exeter and Plymouth on a variety of topics. Find out more here.
From an original idea about job swapping back at the Academy in 2012, the Exchange to Change project has evolved to offer a range of development opportunities. The latest was a Snapshot Session at the Liverpool Civil and Family Court on the 24th March which focused on Competency Writing.
Could you help school students learn more about the world of work and what it's like working in the civil service? If so, we might have a volunteering opportunity that will interest you.
Find out what was involved and who to contact if you would like to take part.
Suzan Adeniji from DWP in Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire talks about how Civil Service Local has helped her progress her career. Read here to find out how.
Lab in a Lorry is touring Hereford and Worcestershire in May. Volunteers with a scientific or engineering background are needed to communicate science to a young audience.
Forty Staff from various government department join together as a network to discuss what staff engagement means to them and their teams and the best ways to make improvements.
Do you live in Norfolk and are you looking for a genuine opportunity to develop your skills, broaden your range of experience and make a real difference to the lives of disabled people.
You are invited to attend one of the Leadership Roadshow events being held around the country. Permanent Secretaries and Senior Civil Servants will be leading the events including contributions from a Cabinet Office team. Events are due to be held in Birmingham, Cardiff, Exeter, London, Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle, Norwich, Plymouth, and St Leonards on Sea.
Civil Service Learning are running two mentoring master classes in Sheffield for civil servants interested in finding out more about being a mentor or mentee.
“There is no script and no process’. These words could be unsettling to civil servants, accustomed as we are to plans, procedures, standard work instructions and the like. But the idea of working without the usual restrictions can also be liberating, as I found out on my first day with Civil Service Local.
Alice Muskett tells us about joining a team of volunteer civil servants to work with offenders at Thorn Cross Prison in Cheshire as part of the Going Forward project
The schedule for the Discovery Sessions to be run in the north west of England is now available - read more
Waltham Cross Jobcentre Plus, private and public sector organisations work together to provide a career focused programme to 28 students in Waltham Cross.
We recently brought together Civil Servants from across the North East, Yorkshire and the Humber to a Continous Improvement Development Day in Stockton. Read more about the day here
Learning and development is something we hear a lot about, and we're always being told to make the most of our minimum five days' learning. But how do we do that? I went to a discovery session in Salford to find out.
We are running information sessions to inform you more about Dementia. To find out more and how you can join read here.
The first Welsh Academy held at MoD St Athan was an enormous success. What can you expect if you are coming to the East Midlands Academy in May?