The Elected Members' webinar Series has been developed by the IS to provide elected members with further development opportunities. Webinars are held live and elected members are encouraged to join in and participate on the day. Webinars are also recorded, so elected members that couldn’t join in on the day, can access and view the content.
A list of our upcoming and archived webinars is below:
There are currently no webinars planned.
Recordings of all our elected member webinars, plus additional materials when available.
Child Poverty and Covid-19: Understanding the Impact and Taking Action
In October 2020, we hosted a webinar examining the impact of COVID-19 on child poverty
- Child Poverty and Covid: Understanding the Issues (Joseph Rowntree Foundation)
- Taking a Trauma-Informed Approach to Recovery and Renewal (Improvement Service)
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.