22 May

Chew Valley School Continue to Extend their Community Activities

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Chew Valley School, one of the longest running Learn to lead communities, has been making plans for the future life of their student community supported by their dedicated link teacher Liz Shuttleworth. Annie, one of Learn to lead’s directors who studied at Chew Valley and was closely involved in the Learn to lead community there, […]

1 May

Learn to lead at the Hamble School, Southampton

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We’re very pleased to welcome the addition of the Hamble School, Southampton to the Learn to lead network. Cerise and Max visited to deliver trainings with staff and students and run a planning session with years 7/8/9. The students seized the opportunity by generating a wealth of ideas for new activities in the school addressing […]

22 March

Learn to lead Working with Students at CATS Cambridge

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Last year we were thrilled to return to CATS College Cambridge to work with an international group of students to introduce them to the full range of Learn to lead tools and the underpinnings of our approach. The group made plans for upcoming events in the schools and ran through an extensive and detailed review […]

13 March

Learn to lead at the Make it Happen Youth Festival

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On March 12th and 13th Learn to lead will once again be taking part in the Make it Happen youth festival in Frome. We’re very pleased to be part of this event as it represents Frome Town Council’s commitment to locally based direct democratic processes being extended to the young people of Frome. Students from […]

22 February

Exploring Skills for Leadership and Self Management at Chew Valley School

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Yesterday we facilitated a one day training at long time Learn to lead school Chew Valley, to explore skills for leadership and self management set within a community context. This came as part of Chew Valley’s new efforts to create Leadership Awards to impart the sort of skills Learn to lead encourages throughout the school, […]

12 November

Steiner Academy Frome Trained and Ready to Establish Teams

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Steiner Academy Frome have recently received a full two day training, with a great group of students and a great enthusiastic link teacher. They are now thinking about establishing the first teams and working on a planning session that will work in their context. The whole school planning session is going to start using years […]

25 October

A Successful Funding Bid – Carers Centre Bristol

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Learn to lead were submitted as part of a small funding bid for an ongoing project with carers in Bristol by the Carers Centre. The bid was successful and we have two training sessions in the diary with a mix of carers, volunteers and staff at the carers centre. The intention is to set up projects […]

12 September

Learn to lead excited to be working with National Citizens Service

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After many conversations with the NCS, Learn to lead have now begun to deliver sessions as part of the NCS Kickstart pilot programme. The aim of the pilot is to work with graduates of NCS to develop a way in which young people can take more of a lead in the organisation and activities.  There […]

29 June

Community Consultation projects using Learn to lead

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Two projects will be using Learn to lead as the model for community engagement. One is a feasibility study around community heating in the village of Whichford and the other is around collaborating with churches to develop community enterprise. Learn to lead’s co-production model is proving successful in helping these smaller community projects and we […]

1 April

Make it Happen 2017, Frome Youth Festival

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Our directors, Cerise and Max, were invited to run sessions on the themes of citizenship and participation at Frome Town Council’s recent ‘Make it Happen’ youth festival on the 20th and 21st of March. We took groups of between 130-150 students each day from Oakfield Academy and Selwood Academy in Frome through a selection of […]