Tag Archives: Modern Councillor

Train and support your new elected members with our free MDO webinar

With the elections of May 5 2011 now complete, Member Development Officers need to look at the most efficient and cost effective way to train these newly elected councillors. Continue reading

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Training resources for Polling Station Staff

Modern Councillor is brought to you by Learning Pool, the online learning community for the public sector. A great advantage of this is that we are able to share with Modern Councillor subscribers resources created by our customers around local democracy. Learning … Continue reading

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Modern Councillor Webinar, 21 April 2011

With the elections on May 5 just around the corner for both English and Scottish councils, join Dave Briggs on this free webinar to learn more about Learning Pool’s relaunched Modern Councillor service and how the online learning and community … Continue reading

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Cllr Imran Lokhon, South Oxfordshire District Council

Cllr Imran Lokhon has been an elected member with South Oxfordshire District Council since the age of 21. Learning Pool caught-up with  Imran, to find out- Why he stood for election at such a young age How he finds being … Continue reading

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Meet Derry’s Modern Mayor…..

As many of you know, Learning Pool’s main office is located in Derry, Northern Ireland. We were delighted recently with the appointment of Councillor Colum Eastwood as the city’s Mayor of 2010. Derry has always been known for being one of the oldest remaining walled city’s in Europe and Mayor Eastwood is now helping the city to be known for having one of the youngest but most innovative mayors in the city’s history. Continue reading

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