Wales Public Service Summer School 2018

Wales Public Service Summer School 2018

The 13th annual Wales Public Service Summer School is now open for applications.

Wales Public Service Summer School is an immersive residential learning programme where approximately 250 people from across the public and third sector in Wales come together each year. Summer School will be held from 25-29 June 2018 at University of Wales, Trinity St David in Lampeter with this year’s theme ‘Leading by Choice – bravery, leadership on the line’

Summer School is aimed at senior managers and leaders from across the public and third sector in Wales. For more information about the event and how to apply, please visit the Academi Wales website www.gov.wales/academiwales

Speakers for Summer School 2018 include:

  • Dame Louise Casey DBE CB: Has consistently delivered brave and innovative solutions to major long standing social policy problems for the Government ranging from homelessness, anti-social behaviour and troubled families to the lack of integration in the UK.
  • Professor Eugene Sadler-Smith, BSc, PhD, FCIPD,
    FRSA, FAcSS: Eugene is Professor of Organisational Behaviour, Surrey Business School, University Surrey, UK. His current research interests are intuition and hubris in organisation, management and
    leadership.
  • Dr. Margaret J. Wheatley: Margaret writes, speaks, and teaches how we can accomplish our work, sustain our relationships, and willingly step forward to serve in this troubled time. She is co-founder and President Emerita of The Berkana Institute, an organizational consultant since 1973, a global citizen since her youth, and a prolific writer. She has authored eight books, including the classic ‘Leadership and the New Science’, and, most recently, ‘How Does Raven Know?: Entering Sacred World – A Meditative
    Memoir’ (2014)
  • Professor Michael A. West: Michael is Head of Thought Leadership at the King’s Fund, London and Professor of Organisational Psychology at Lancaster University Management School. He provides regular policy advice to many UK National Health Service organisations and lectures widely both nationally and internationally about compassionate leadership for health services and the results of his research and solutions for developing effective and innovative health care organisations.
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