Link to a film on facilitation training in Aberdeenshire, a workshop aimed at developing people’s skills, to enable them to work more effectively with their local communities and achieve better engagement with all populations.
Report and executive summary of the findings from the first survey of community planning officials (managers and officers) conducted in Scotland. It sheds light on the composition of this significant group of local public servants, their role, the work they undertake and the implications for community planning partnerships and community engagement.
Video of a webinar which an opportunity to learn more about the findings from the first ever Community Planning Officials Survey and discuss what it means for community planning work, public service reform and community empowerment.
What Works Scotland Research Fellow Rosemary Anderson examines the emotional aspects of public servants’ work, highlighting the issues involved in presenting a professional face whilst also dealing with the emotional content of dealing with real people on a day to day basis.