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Government publishes new Civil Society Strategy

 

 

 

 

Following several months of consultation, the Department for Culture, Media and Sport has published a new Civil Society Strategy.

The Strategy sets out how government will work with and for civil society in the long-term to create a country that works for everyone. It consists of five chapters that each address the ‘five foundations of social value’ in turn:

  1. People – enabling a lifetime of contribution focuses on the role of citizens in civil society, with particular reference to the role of young people.
  2. Places – empowerment and investment for local communities presents a vision of ‘place’, and the role of government in supporting local communities.
  3. The social sector – supporting charities and social enterprises explains the government’s approach to the core of civil society i.e. the social sector of charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises including mutuals.
  4. The private sector – promoting business, finance and tech for good outlines the role of business, finance and tech in civil society.
  5. The public sector – ensuring collaborative commissioning explains how the government sees the future role of civil society organisations in the delivery of public services.

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Safeguarding training from North Tyneside Council

 

 

 

 

 

North Tyneside Council are holding two free ‘Safeguarding children and adults at risk in North Tyneside’ courses at the Langdale Centre in Wallsend on the following dates:

  • 19 September: 6pm to 8.30pm
  • 19 October, 9.30am to 12 noon
  • 25 February 2019, 2pm to 4.30pm

Anyone who would like to attend should book via the Council’s Learning Pool – read more and book here

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