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 […]

13 December

Important announcement from Susan Piers-Mantell, Learn to lead CEO

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After an amazing 15 years working with Learn to lead, I am delighted to be passing on my role to young people who we have been mentoring for the past years in preparation for this moment. Anyone who has attended a training will know our story of origin in one school – The Blue school, […]

11 December

Learning to lead across the Whole Education network

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  Students from fifteen schools across the Whole Education network have begun integrating Learn to lead into their schools, as part of Cabinet Office and Pears Foundation’s ‘National Youth Social Action Fund’. Five students and two members of staff from schools spanning across the country, from Whitstable in Kent to Whitby in North Yorkshire, have […]