Archives for August 24th, 2006

POLICY ANALYSIS FOR PRACTICE

Book News, PublicNet: 24 August, 2006

By Paul SpickerPeople who work in planning, management and service delivery in the public sector need to know how policy is translated into practice, what is happening, and whether a policy works. Policy analysis for practice deals with the concepts, methods and techniques required to undertake the analysis and review of policy and its implementation. Focusing on developing understanding and skills for a growing area of practice, it combines material from public and social administration with examples and application to social policy and the social services.

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NEW PROGRAMME TO HELP MARGINALISED GROUPS

Headlines, PublicNet: 24 August, 2006

NEW PROGRAMME TO HELP MARGINALISED GROUPS

 

The Home Office has launched a new programme ‘Improving Reach’ to support black and minority ethnic, refugee and migrant and faith groups who are failing to access infrastructure funding in the ChangeUp programme. The programme was created to help thousands of voluntary and community organizations who work selflessly to improve lives in their communities. It is expected that up to 80 awards will be made from the 6 million pound fund which will be managed by Capacitybuilders, the agency established by the Home Office to administer ChangeUp.

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MOVE MORE LOCAL DECISION MAKING OUT OF THE POLITICAL ARENA

Headlines, PublicNet: 24 August, 2006

MOVE MORE LOCAL DECISION MAKING OUT OF THE POLITICAL ARENA

 

Local communities should be empowered to have a direct input into the management of their local services and decisions should not be made on purely political grounds. This call for change comes from the National Federation of Arms Length Management Organisations, representing 60 organisations responsible for over 906,000 council properties across England.

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