Cabinet Office Policy School Days 3 & 4

Work, Work, WorkIt’s taken a little while but I’m finally getting round to writing up the second week of Cabinet Office Policy School.The last couple of days were just as intense as the first, and, since completing it, I’ve basically been catching up, and then recovering from, all of the training, on top of what has [...]

Cabinet Office Policy School, Day 2

Empathy, empathy, empathy.Barking LibraryI don’t actually even know where to start with this because it was such a whirlwind of a day. An important, difficult, brilliant, tiring day!Because so much happened and I learned so much, I’m just going to write up a brief summary and then give an overview of some of the information I [...]

Weeknotes S2Ep05

Oof, whattaweek!Overarching feeling of the weekA really varied, interesting, fun and insightful week which has pushed me well out of my comfort zone.AchievementsOnce I hit publish on this weeknote it will be the fourth blog I have published this week.This level of productivity around blogging is pretty unheard of for me and I’m hoping I can [...]

Cabinet Office Policy School, Day 1

A busy and intense classroom dayToday was Day 1 at Cabinet Office Policy School, or COPS as it has been abbreviated (in true civil service style).I applied for this scheme a few weeks ago. I felt, and still feel, that bringing policy and digital closer together is really important, and this has been reinforced by [...]