-TWO DAY workshop: 18/19 April 2018, 9-4pm each day
-Course size limited to a small group so your issues can be raised & discussed
-Cost: $1200 ex GST
-Includes: lunch & refreshments
-Venue: Dunedin, venue TBC
NB: Course dates are tentative until course confirmation four week prior, please only book your travel and accommodation needs once Information Leadership has contacted you to confirm.
How does the Public Records Act apply to local authority records?
How can I manage them for the benefit of my authority and its staff AND be compliant?
What are Local Authority Archives and how can I set up and manage one for my Authority?
Information Leadership is offering the following course to support Public Records for Better agency outcomes.
This two day course introduces participants to the key provisions contained in the Public Records Act as they apply to local authority records and archives.
This course is also run as an abridged, shorter one day course, 'Intro to Public Records Act'.
The difference between local authority records and local authority protected records and how to identify each
What it means to create and maintain records and archives
Common issues in creating and maintaining records
The benefits of good recordkeeping and how to explain these to others
How the PRA applies to different formats
How the PRA applies to records created by council controlled organisations (CCOs)
The management of digitisation projects
The relationship between the PRA and the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act (LGOIMA) as well as the Privacy Act
Key functions of a local authority archive
Considerations when setting up a local authority archive
How to implement the Local Government Schedule
How to decide what records to keep
Different approaches to arranging and describing archives
New Records and Information Management Standard for the Public Sector
Master IM in Information Systems; BA
Paddy is an information management specialist. Her work includes taxonomy development, retention and disposal schedule design, Public Records Act audits and change management.
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Don't take our word for it - here's what attendees say:
- “Well balanced course between theory & learnings & practical learnings”
- "Terrific amount of information, so in-depth - a terrific course!”
- “Excellent session, very informative, bubbly knowledgeable trainer– encouraged conversations & comments"
- “Thanks for a great two days at PRA for LG training, I’ve already been able to work on some recommendations!”