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Learning, earning, writing and socialising

Do you remember week 48? I know it was a while ago so you might have forgotten. For me (Kate Bentham) Week 48 has been sneering at me every time I logged on. It’s been playing on my mind. It’s

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Posted in #WeeklyBlogClub summary, apps, blogging, communicating, conferences, design, digital technology, Ebooks, health, health services, ideas/innovation, leadership, learning, literature, local government, managing change, patient care, public sector, setting goals, social media, storytelling, working practices

My time at the Shropshire FIS and the future

Daniel Franey joined Shropshire Family information Service as a Modern Apprentice nearly two years ago. In his time with the team he showed how very capable he was to undertake design work, digital projects and dazzle us all with this

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Posted in animations or cartoons, apps, blogging, design, digital technology, Ebooks, local government, public sector, social media, visual arts, working practices

Ebook Publishing in Local Gov

The Shropshire Family Information Service has published an ebook! Kate Bentham writes about this first foray into electronic publishing, an ebook to provide information and advice to parents of children with a disability or special educational need. She shares some

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Posted in communicating, disability, Ebooks, family

Our Little Rocket

To celebrate World Autism Awareness Day on 2nd April, Shropshire Family Information Service shared a poem written by a mum about her newly diagnosed Autistic daughter, sharing what it is like to be a parent to an Autistic child and

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Posted in disability, family, health, poetry, relationship, special events

Cometh the Shropshire Hour

Kate Bentham discovered that there is a Shropshire Hour for the Shropshire business community on Twitter, and has been dipping her toe in the water to connect the Council’s Family Information Service with working parents and their employers. Cometh the

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Posted in Business, childcare, communities, digital technology, family, local government

Helping your child learn through play

This week Shropshire Family Information Service blogs about the importance of play in the early years of a child’s life and offers simple play activities for parents to try which can help their children learn. Helping your child learn through

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Posted in childcare, communicating, family, local government