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Reform of the civil service - some changes to the Fast Stream

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    From the White Paper:

    "The Graduate Fast Stream, which attracts bright graduates into the Civil Service, will be strengthened and re-focussed for the 2013 intake. It will be a 2 + 2 year scheme managed Civil Service-wide, based on four six month placements in different departments and more than one geography, accredited development, and formal graduation at that point for the successful. Subject to performance
    and graduation, promotion to the next grade would follow within the following two years. Successful fast streamers will be continuously developed as they move towards the SCS."


    See http://resources.civilservice.gov.uk...6/CSRP-web.pdf - Action 13

    See also http://adragonsbestfriend.wordpress....s-white-paper/ - a few thoughts on the White Paper in general.

    Any thoughts? On the face if it for future Fast Streamers the proposed 2+2 model looks a huge step forward compared to what I was faced with back in 2006. Cabinet Office needed to get a grip of it. Glad that they have done - even though it was too late for me.
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    My understanding is that as the FCO is the Diplomatic Service, rather than part of the Home Civil Service, this will not apply to FCO Fast Streamers. The placements would be unlikely to include the FCO.
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    (Original post by Little Jules)
    My understanding is that as the FCO is the Diplomatic Service, rather than part of the Home Civil Service, this will not apply to FCO Fast Streamers. The placements would be unlikely to include the FCO.
    It also won't apply to HR, TiB, the economists or statistians...

    On topic, I'll believe it when I see it. It'd take a large resource input to achieve.

    Also unconvinced by the 'accredited development'.

    The geography change will be as successful as people doing placements in policy ops and corporate was.

    In short I don't think there is much chance of it happening.
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    Interesting how much more public and open this reform programme is compared to others. There was a live Q&A debate at http://www.guardian.co.uk/public-lea...service-reform along with requests for feedback via the Civil Service's Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/ukcivilservice.

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