Digital engagement workshop for community councillors

27/01/2015 Glassroom, Merchiston. Friday 30 January 2015

Peter Cruickshank and Bruce Ryan will host a workshop on digital engagement for community councillors. This one-day workshop, on Friday 30 January, is aimed at finding solutions to major problems around Community Councils’ internet communication. It will build on recent projects such as Hyperlocal Government Engagement Online and the 2012 and 2014 surveys of Community Council internet use. 

The workshop is supported by the Scottish Government's Community Empowerment unit and digital engagement team, the Improvement Service and The Democratic Society, and has been funded by the IIDI public engagement budget.

Envisaged follow-up work includes seeding a Community of Practice to support Community Councils’ digital engagement work, via match-making community councillors’ internet skills and needs, hosting development via the KnowledgeHub, and research and practical action to support knowledge management around CCs’ digital engagement.

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Associated people

Peter Cruickshank
+44 131 455 2309
Bruce Ryan
Research Associate
+44 131 455 2723