Teach us a Lesson

I’ve been working with BIS and Becta quite a bit recently on the Learning Revolution project, which is all about improving access to informal adult learning – that is, learning which doesn’t generally mean a qualification. So, stuff like book groups, choirs, yoga classes, basic computer skills. That sort of thing. One part of this … Keep reading

Blogging and podcasting for local government

I had an enjoyable morning today with a bunch of local government communicators, at an LGC organised conference. It was also a great opportunity to catch up with my buddies Carl, Dominic and Simon. Here are my slides, where I discuss briefly what blogging and podcasting are about, and what some of the key success … Keep reading

For the last time…stop blocking!

There was all sorts of excitement yesterday with the news that yet another Council has reacted to the fact that some of their staff spend some of their time using social networks. This from Arun on LocalGov.co.uk: Staff at Portsmouth City Council have been banned from using social networking sites after a local paper investigation … Keep reading