With ten years’ experience behind us, we take engagement to a new level, so that from the very young upwards, people have responsibility and ownership and can run things for themselves. Our expertise is in providing structures, working in co-production with tools, training and inspiration to enable people to work together in teams to bring about the positive changes they wish for. The outcomes are transformational, individuals growing in confidence, self-esteem and ownership, and the whole culture of an organisation changing to one where everyone is ‘doing’ rather than feeling 'done to’.

Click on images below for sample of recent case studies and films.

Training and Resources

Development & Evaluation Tools Development & Evaluation Tools

Helping you identify key aspects of successful implementation, and students assess their development

Review and Renew Workshop Review and Renew Workshop

Designed for link staff to review their progress with others, swap ideas and plan for the future.

Introductory Training Package Introductory Training Package

Organisations new to Learn to lead receive a comprehensive package of support, training and resources.

Resources Resources

A comprehensive ‘how-to-do-it’ manual and a range of other vital resources

Gold Award Gold Award

Schools involved for over 2 years can work towards the Gold Award – an important quality mark.

Ongoing Support and Training Ongoing Support and Training

A range of training is available, externally, in-house or with clusters of schools in a chain or local area

Latest news and articles

15 October

Over 150 Trained Across Cornwall – How are they using the Training & Toolkits ?

Posted in Learn to lead

More than 150 people have received the Learn to lead training across Cornwall over the past 2 years. Below are just a few ways the training and toolkits have been used over the past few months: DCH – DCH have a number of projects supporting homeless young people across the county. Staff have used the […]

23 September

Find us on Facebook

Posted in Learn to lead

Learn to lead have a new Facebook page and are connecting up with all the schools and communities we work with. We hope this will be a great place to share experiences, ideas and news.  Click below to find us !  

14 September

New Film – Learn to lead Co-production in Cornwall

Posted in Learn to lead

The very talented Rachel Bunce has been working in Cornwall, interviewing and filming many of the schools and organisations Learn to lead has worked with in conjunction with Cornwall council over the last few years. The film is in the editing suite and we look foward to releasing the final version very soon!    

28 August

Learn to lead’s Max Jeffery Feature article for StirToAction

Posted in Learn to lead

STIR started as an online magazine and has now launched as a quarterly print magazine that features articles and interviews on the international co-operative movement, the emergence of the commons and collaborative networks, and other community-orientated alternatives in technology, agriculture, food, sports, energy, education and other important aspects of our lives. StirToAction’s summer issue features an […]

15 July

Aylestone Business & Enterprise College host Herefordshire Student Leaders Conference

Aylestone Business & Enterprise College hosted the first Herefordshire student leaders conference in June. 12 local secondary schools sent a selection of their year 9 students to attend this free of charge conference. A range of workshops aimed to help develop leadership skills were attended and very well received. Floyd Woodrow gave a motivational and […]

What people say

Read what people say about our approach and our work

  • Secondary School Student

    “I used to think about school – get it over and done with. I didn’t think much of it. Now I am going out of my way to help the school rather than just turn up.”

    - Secondary School Student
  • Secondary School Student

    “Learn to Lead has given the school a real buzz. The fact that students can see something they want to change and make it happen is amazing.”  

    - Secondary School Student
  • Secondary School Teacher

    “The more centrally I put the ethos and tools of LtoL into my teaching practice, the more my students take ownership of their learning. How else can we achieve more grade As to Cs?”


    - Secondary School Teacher
  • Secondary Principal

    “I’m proud of our Gold Arts Award and of course our Ofsted Outstanding category, but I’m most proud of our achievements through Learn to Lead”  

    - Secondary Principal
  • Manager, Camphill Village Trust

    “Through Learn to Lead we encourage every person to have a greater voice and involvement in the life and development of their communities, so that they really are THEIR communities.”  

    - Manager, Camphill Village Trust
  • Primary Headteacher

    “There is an unspoken trust and expectation given to the children which encourages ever more responsibility and develops a sense of pride and ownership in all that is done. The children grow in stature and confidence about who they are and what they can do.”

    - Primary Headteacher
  • Primary Headteacher

    “It gives children a real chance to take on projects, to lead, and to learn those life skills like independence, working with others, having ideas, and seeing problems to a solution.  And all for the general good of the school.”

    - Primary Headteacher
  • Liz Shuttleworth

    “Learn to Lead has transformed the school in a way that I never thought possible. It has been an absolute privilege to witness such incredible transformations in students as individuals that will serve them for the rest of their lives.”  

    - Liz Shuttleworth
  • Sir Tim Brighouse

    “I haven’t stopped talking about Learning to Lead since my visit. They really do seem to have taken student involvement and voice to a new level.”

    - Sir Tim Brighouse
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