Being able to access information held by public authorities is an important right in an open society.
Freedom of information makes our authorities more accountable in delivering public services, and stimulates public debate on issues that are important to everyone. Above all, it helps create an atmosphere of transparency in politics and society as a whole.
The Freedom of Information (FOI) Act gives a structure to the way information is accessed and disclosed in the public domain.
This course outlines the parameters of the FOI Act and explores how requests under the Act should be made and dealt with.
This elearning module gives you a greater understanding of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and explains how this legislation functions.
When you finish the course, you’ll be asked to demonstrate your understanding by completing a short assessment.
Courses developed by Nimble Elearning have been certified by the CPD Certification Service and count towards your annual CPD requirement.