Presentations created using PowerPoint have been a large part of the business world for the past 20 years. A presentation is a speech that’s meant to inform, persuade or build good relationships; the slides that appear behind the speaker are there to compliment their words. The concept of presenting in this style is here to stay, but why do traditionally styled presentations seem so boring these days?
On the 25th and 26th of February 2015, Communities 2.0 hosted a conference about Digital Inclusion and Participation Cymru went along to find out more. Here are our thoughts about the significance and role of digital inclusion for the future of participation in Wales. It is quite astonishing to think about how far technology has Read more about Digital inclusion and the future of e-participation[…]
We held regional participation network events this month in Rhyl, Newport and Carmarthen. At the network events we explored several free digital tools that can be used for engagement. A wide variety of organisations attended and shared a lot of interesting ideas. Here is the list of websites and free digital tools that we discussed: Read more about Free digital tools for engagement and participation network update[…]
If you’re new to this blog, our regional participation networks are suitable for anyone working in the field of participation and citizen engagement and we run them three times a year in North Wales, South East Wales and South West Wales. Attendees come from a range of different organisations in the public and third sector Read more about Participatory methods and techniques, networks update[…]
Co-production seems to be the latest buzz word to be found in all sectors of public service and some would argue that is means different things to different people. In the participation networks that took place at the beginning of May, we explored what co-production means to people and tried to make sense of what Read more about May Regional Participation Networks: Co-production[…]
Radio Cardiff 97.8FM is Cardiff’s community radio station, which is a type of radio service that offers broadcasting beyond commercial and public service. They broadcast content that is popular and relevant to a local and specific audience which can often be overlooked. Diverse Cardiff is live every Tuesday 13:30-15:00 and Participation Cymru were asked to Read more about Our radio debut![…]
As you may already know, we hold regional participation networks three times each year which are suitable for anyone working in the field of participation and citizen engagement. Attendees come from a range of different organisations in the public and third sector that focus on a variety of issues. These events are suitable for anyone Read more about More scrutiny![…]
Should we endeavour to achieve optimum results or should we simply try our best? We’ve just held the Regional Network Events and the theme this time round was ‘Accessible information and technology’. We started each session with an ice-breaker exercise to introduce the theme, half of the participants were given a ‘jargon card’ and the Read more about Accessible information and technology and networks update[…]