Complete a Coaching Request Form and a member of the IS team will respond within 5 working days to acknowledge your request.
Please discuss your intention to request coaching with a relevant officer from the council and check whether coaching and the potential costs are in line with the councils elected member development policy and budget.
A relevant officer could be the lead for elected member development (Head of L&D, Head of Democratic/Member Services) or it may be a senior officer that you work closely with. If you are unsure who a relevant officer is, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll put you in touch with an appropriate officer in your council.
Scotland's Councillors 2017-2022
A survey of councillors elected in 2017. It looks at the demographic profile of councillors and questions relating to their role, such as additional employment status, how councillor duties are managed and why they chose to stand for election.
Follow Me: A Guide to Social Media for Elected Members in Scotland
An introduction to what social media is and how councillors can use it for communication. This also contains brief guides to the most popular social media tools.