Archives for June 17th, 2010

OFSTED SAYS COUNCILS NEED MORE UNDERSTANDING OF HOME SCHOOLING

Headlines, PublicNet: 17 June, 2010

Local authorities need more information about home education and better understanding of it so they can provide effective support for children who are being taught at home, according to Ofsted in a report today. Inspectors, who visited 15 local council areas in England, say that most families are positive about being monitored and guided by local authorities.

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INFORMATION ENFORCEMENT ORDER ‘STRONG SIGNAL’ TO ALL AUTHORITIES

Headlines, PublicNet: 17 June, 2010

The Independent Police Complaints Commission is facing enforcement notice by the Information Commissioner after failing to resolve 69 freedom of information requests within the legal timeframe. The Commissioner says the IPCC has repeatedly failed to respond to requests in line with the Freedom of Information Act.

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SHARE THIS! HOW YOU WILL CHANGE THE WORLD WITH SOCIAL NETWORKING

Book News, PublicNet: 17 June, 2010

By Deanna Zandt.

The Internet is upending hierarchies and freeing the flow of information in a way that makes the invention of the printing press seem like an historical footnote. Share This! shows how to take advantage of this unprecedented opportunity to make marginalized voices heard and support real, fundamental changeā€”and, incidentally, have some fun doing it.

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