Guidance Notes and Best Practice Guides

ScotGov: A constructive way of avoiding & minimising planning disputes is to be encouraged by the Scottish Government.  Ministers believe the use of mediation will result in quicker decisions and a more efficient planning system to support increasing sustainable economic growth.
The 'Guide to the Use of Mediation in the Planning System' is designed to help planning authorities, developers, statutory consultees, communities & third parties understand how mediation can be used to build consensus on difficult issues and enhance the planning process.
Press release ~ 'Guide to the Use of Mediation in the Planning System' ~ ScotGov – Mediation in planning
LSNGenerator, the technology improvement leadership tool for FE & Skills has been launched and is available to all colleges & learning providers in the FE and skills sector.  It offers providers the opportunity to identify where they can make improvements in their use of technology and should help them to maximise their investment in technology for the benefit of learners.
Press release ~ Generator ~ Learning Skills Network (LSN) ~ Becta
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