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

6 October

CSW Group take on the Russian Doll Challenge to help more young people

Posted in Learn to lead

Learn to lead are today with the CSW Group and partners, two training days in the Learn to lead approach and the group will be using the tools and techniques to support more young people ‘without taking over’. The CSW group champions brighter futures, protecting and promoting the welfare of young people and adults.  They are […]

13 September

SWALES Academy Students provide Energy & Creativity

Posted in Learn to lead

SWALES Academy Students provide Energy & Creativity at their latest Learn to lead training session with Whole Educaton.  

22 August

Healthwatch Cornwall Join the Learn to lead Community

Posted in Learn to lead

Thanks to our ongoing collaboration with Cornwall Council, more facilitators have just received their training session in Co-Production with a warm welcome to Healthwatch Cornwall CIC. Health Watch Cornwall listen to experiences of publicly funded health and social care services in order to inform decisions made by the commissioners and providers of them. This ensures your voice is […]

30 June

The Ideas Hub Look at the great work being done by Learn to lead

Posted in Learn to lead

The Ideas Hub were  created to champion all things co-productive.  Just uploaded is this great piece by Helen Sharp, read it here       

18 May

Training with Susan Piers-Mantell. Places limited – Book Now

Posted in Learn to lead

Learn to lead Training with Susan Piers-Mantell July 2016 – Book soon, places limited This Training models the Learn to lead approach through its underlying ethos and the active use of the tools for co-production – suitable for primary schools, secondary schools, colleges and organisations. An inspiring introduction that is designed to equip people to go back with the enthusiasm […]

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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