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Join KALC for its annual Clerks Conference being held at West Faversham Community Centre!

  • Learn about the exciting new role you have undertaken as a clerk to a local council at our Conference.

  • Develop your knowledge at our Clerk in Action Workshop in the morning if you are new to the job.

  • Extend the skills you have and attend our Clerk in Action for Established Post Holders in the afternoon.

Here is a draft programme for you to get a taste for the day. It is of course subect to change at the present time.

Chairman Cllr John Rivers President of KALC

Speakers:

Charlotte Eisenhart , NALC

Jason Marshall: IT Consultancy

Kevin Millard: Came & Co LC Insurance

Jennie Thomas: Clerk of Stone PC

Nick Sylvester, KFRS

Steve Nash, Clerk of Swanley TC

Tutors: Allison Burton Clerk of Dover Town Council & Clive Powell: LCA KALC

PROGRAMME: KALC CLERKS’ CONFERENCE 2019

9.00 Arrival: Registration and Coffee & Networking

9.30 Chairman: Cllr John Rivers KALC President welcomes delegates!

9.40. Launching the health agenda: Cllr John Rivers explores opportunities

[Delegates to AM module at 10.20 am]

10.05 The national challenge for Local Councils and the role of NALC:

Charlotte Eisenhart, Head of NALC member services updates delegates

10.50 Comfort Break [NO REFRESHMENTS PROVIDED]

11.00 Digital Accessibility: challenges for Local Councils; Jason Marshall

of Kent IT Consultancy provides a key briefing for Local Councils.

12.05 Ensuring your Insurance! Kevin Millard of Came & Co offers advice

12.35 LUNCH [ALL DELGATES PROCEED TO REFECTORY]

Trade stands (Including the SLCC) & supporting surgeries

[Delegates to PM module at 13.30 pm]

13.30 The Communication zone: Jennie Thomas Clerk of Stone PC provides

an interactive workshop to encourage clerks to develop policy and best

practice in this key area for dynamic local councils.

14.45 Comfort Break [NO REFRESHMENTS PROVIDED]

14.55 Supporting and protecting communities: Nick Sylvester, Kent Fire and

Rescue Service highlights the role of KFRS and community projects for LCs

15.30 Applying for Grants: Steve Nash the Clerk of Swanley TC provides an

overview for delegates to ensure that your applications are successful; this

session will also be of interest to Councils establishing their own awarding

policy and following best practice.

16.30 Departure

PROGRAMME: OFFICER L & D MODULE [Training Room]

Optional Modules from the KALC L & D Programme for Officers:

MORNING PRESENTATION: O101 & O111: Clive Powel: LCA KALC:

The Clerk in Action: Foundation Modules

10-20 -11.20 O101: The Clerk in Action: A foundation MODULE

[Blocks will explore Roles and Responsibilities; Powers and Duties and Meetings]

11.20-11.25 Comfort Break

11.25-12.45 O111: The Clerk in Action: WORKSHOP

12.45 LUNCH [ALL DELGATES PROCEED TO REFECTORY]

AFTERNOON PRESENTATION: O201 & O222: Allison Burton: Clerk of Dover Town Council: The Local Council Clerk: Developing Professionalism

13.35 -3.00: O201: The Local Council Clerk: Developing Professionalism: a second level MODULE

[Blocks will explore: key challenges for experienced Clerks, problem solving, leadership, employment issues, management best practice and concepts of professionalism]

3.00 -3.05 Comfort Break

3.05- 4.25 O202: The Local Council Clerk: Developing Professionalism: WORKSHOP


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