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How our training offer is supporting local government with day-to-day working

It’s been seven months since we launched an online library of training courses to support our local government colleagues to develop their digital skills while working remotely. In that time, we’ve had 218 applications from people working in more than 100 councils for more than 40 courses.

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Council Spotlight: October

As part of our new council spotlight feature, we invited Croydon Council to share their digital transformation story with us. In this guest blog, Dave Briggs, Head of Digital Operations at Croydon Digital Service, and his colleagues, share their journey to building the Croydon Digital Service and the role of the Local Digital Declaration.

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Kicking off the Cyber Health Framework Alpha phase

During a Cyber discovery in 2020, a Cyber Health Framework was identified as one of the main areas of opportunity to progress into an alpha project, supporting council staff to navigate numerous and sometimes overlapping standards.

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Announcing our new digital skills training offer

We have developed a virtual training offer that will ensure we can still support local authority staff to learn and develop their digital skills, as well as make it easier to find relevant training opportunities.

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A look back at Local Digital in 2020

In this blog post we share just some of LDCU’S 2020 highlights and momentous moments, plus a teaser for what’s coming up in 2021.

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