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Why should I post an article?

  • Build your network and have an impact on governments worldwide
  • Help the global public service community learn from your experiences and knowledge β€” whether you're brand new to government, a seasoned practitioner, or a senior leader
  • Speak to a local and global community of 200,000+ public servants and policymakers
  • Join thousands of public servants contributing to the community, from first time poster to Top Contributor

You'll also get tips on how to communicate powerfully with personalised feedback from our experts.

How to post:

Not sure where to start? Check out the templates below to help frame your thoughts.

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I want to:

Write an article 24.7KB
Policy Case Study.docx26.9KB
Share what I learned24.5KB
Review a book or report21.7KB
Report summary.docx323.9KB

Once you've filled out the template, email it to

We'll edit for clarity, and then post it to be shared with the Apolitical community.

Our community is especially interested in these topics right now:

πŸ“œ Policymaking approaches (eg behavioural insights, evidence-based policy)

😷 Recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic (eg public health, social care, economic stimulation)

πŸ—„ Employment & skills (eg future of work, private sector innovation, prosperity, job creation)

❀️ Social policy (eg immigration, inequalities, ageing populations, social safety nets)

🌏 Climate & sustainability (eg climate regulation and legislation, sustainable finance)

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What you've learned

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much time does this take?

It depends! It should take around 30 minutes to draft your post using a template. You can expect another 10 minutes of polishing after an editor reviews it.

Who can post on Apolitical?

Any Apolitical member, no matter what your role is or where you're from. To become an Apolitical member (it's free), you need to either work in government or be in the third sector working closely with government.

How long does it take for my post to be published?

It takes about a week for us to get back to you with feedback. If we accept your contribution, you should expect to see it published two weeks after submission.

How do I get a Top Contributor badge?

If you write more than two posts, we'll add a Top Contributor badge to every post you've published.

What if I want to post on a sensitive topic?

You can post anonymously if you need to. Just let us know when you submit your post.

Who can read my post after it's published?

Your post will be visible to other Apolitical members. It will also appear in search results on search engines like Google, but your profile will not be visible to non-members.