GCSi will be delivering a training course on RESIST, the counter-disinformation toolkit to help communications professionals counter the threat posed by disinformation. In the afternoon, Oliver Marsh from the Rapid Response Unit will be running an interactive session on the FACT model, to show how it is used to counter misinformation and disinformation.
Join us for the GCS Academy (Yorkshire and the Humber) a full day's programme of professional development, masterclasses and guest speakers. The Academy programme will feature the latest GCS best practice guidance and tools including GCS2020, the Year of Marketing, COM B model for behaviour change, RESIST toolkit for tackling disinformation, digital skills, local and regional campaigns.
Join the Borders, Immigration and Citizenship strategic communications team to get a unique insight into delivering communications at each stage of the journey to the UK to make visitors feel welcome and to keep our borders safe. Get tips on delivering low-cost communications in multiple markets, working with a range of partners and tapping into a variety of opportunities.
GCS Accelerate, the digital and culture transformation programme at the forefront of making digital integral to the work of government communicators, launches close to 500 places for GCS members.
Government Communications Function standard published by GCS. The new standard underpinned by extensive GCS guidance and resources sets the expectations for the management and practice of government communications.
Tuesday 9 July 2019
GCS Apprentice, Gabriella Jessup, writes about her experience attending a training workshop on “Diversity of Thought”, as part of the Conversations Connecting Diverse Voice (CCDV) programme. The session was delivered by MoD officials and based on their Department’s response to the Iraq Inquiry (Chilcot) Report.
Thursday 30 May 2019
The GCS Insight and Evaluation team introduce GCS Knowledge Hub, the new knowledge-sharing group for government communicators.
The HMRC self-assessment campaigns help 11 million UK customers to do their tax returns on time and avoid penalties. This campaign tackled the challenge of improving on the record-breaking results of 2017 by going against industry practice and developing a brand new creative.
In October 2012 the Government set out its ambition for a truly national First World War centenary commemoration on which to build an enduring educational and cultural legacy. Creating an emotional resonance was crucial in bringing the FWW to life and making it meaningful for 21st century audiences.
The Prison Officer Recruitment campaign has been one of the most successful in recent years. By targetting men and women aged 25-35 who were looking for a career, not just a job, the campaign met the target of over 2,500 additional hires significantly ahead of schedule and under budget.