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The Political Skills Framework: A Councillor’s Toolkit

Silvester, J. (2013). The Political Skills Framework: A Councillor’s Toolkit. Local Government Association (LGA).


The Political Skills toolkit (PSF) is designed to support local councillors and those working with them in their efforts to review and support individual development needs. The tool-kit contains: 1. A revised easy-to-access political skills framework that takes account of changes in councillors’ roles prompted by recent developments in local government and the wider social context. 2.Self-reflective learning reviews based on each of the PSF skill sets that can be used by councillors to identify their own areas of strength and areas for development.

Publication Type: Book
Additional Information: © Local Government Association, July 2013 - Created by Professor Jo Silvester for the Local Government Association (LGA)
Departments: Bayes Business School
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