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Introducing the Evaluation Council

Posted on March 25, 2014, in Evaluation, Front page news, GCN, Innovation and new thinking, Talent and Leadership, Working in Government, with 0 comments

Evaluation is key to the changes taking place in the Government Communication Service, with every government communicator expected to increase their knowledge and skills in evaluation over the coming year. The Evaluation Council is integral to this and was set.

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Connecting, Challenging, Collaborating – internal comms

Posted on March 20, 2014, in Events, Front page news, Guest Blog, Innovation and new thinking, Internal Communications, Professional Development, Working in Government, with 0 comments

Last week, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) held an inaugural global communications conference as part of our communications excellence campaign. With 100 staff from across our global network of 270+Posts and as many again from the UK, we focused.

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Fair exchange is no robbery

Posted on March 13, 2014, in Events, Front page news, GCN, How-to, Innovation and new thinking, Partnerships and Stakeholders, Professional Development, Working in Government, with 0 comments

When, as a child, I squabbled with my brother over who got to play with which toy, my grandmother would say ‘fair exchange is no robbery’.  She meant that swopping and sharing was a good thing to do. The sentiment.

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5 C’s of internal communications

Posted on March 12, 2014, in Front page news, Guest Blog, Innovation and new thinking, Internal Communications, Professional Development, Working in Government, with 0 comments

I’ve often wondered what I would say to someone, if I left my job, and the person replacing me was new to internal comms and employee engagement. You see in my dreams, I am not a civil servant, but own.

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GCS Book Club – Infographics: visual storytelling

Posted on March 10, 2014, in Discussion, Front page news, Guest Blog, Innovation and new thinking, Professional Development, Top tips/how to, with 3 comments

The first in a new series of posts for the GCS Book Club…. Infographic thinking is everywhere you look. There’s been an explosion of publicly available data in the last ten years and an increased need to explain it through data visualisation..

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