18 November

Radstock and Westfield Big Local Youth Strategy

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We have had our first session with Radstock and Westfield Big Local which was a great success. We are working with an amazing group of young people to plan how to improve the local community for young people in the area. A brilliant session with some fantastic ideas so far. We are really looking forward […]

15 November

What are the Carers Centre and Learn to lead cooking up?

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Sessions are ongoing with BANES Carers Centre to plan how to give carers more influence over the services which affect them and the people they care for. The photo below see the famous sticky wall in the last session held together and watch this space for news about the big ideas they have cooking up […]

14 November

Return to the birthplace of Learn to lead

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In October we returned the birthplace of Learn to lead, the Blue School, Wells. We met the amazing school council community to find out the latest on Learn to lead in the school and run co-production training for the new students. Within the school there are a really wide range of active teams, working on […]

18 October

England has one of worst class divides for citizenship

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This is a really interesting article from Catherine Lough at Tes. Learn to lead aims to empower all students by working in co-production and collaboration with all students not just a few as often happens with School Councils and is a worry that so many are disengaged from politics https://www.tes.com/news/england-has-one-worst-class-divides-citizenship

24 June

Young Carers Lead on Fundraising

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We had a great session at BANES Carers Centre this month with the young carers working on ideas to keep improving the group & exploring the best ways the young carers can take the lead on fundraising for their activities.

9 March

Improving the Impact of Carers Voices – Co-production Training & Tools

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We are please to report that our First session with Bath & North East Somerset Carers has been a great success.   We are now looking forward to monthly sessions with the Carers Voice group of adult carers once a month between now and August to continue towards helping them to improve services and increasing […]

16 January

Improving Services & Increasing the Impact of Carers’ Voices

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Learn to lead are proud to be collaborating with the Carers’ Centre and, thanks to Healthwatch B&NES, have received funding for a project to benefit local carers and those that are cared for, by improving services and increasing the impact of Carers Voices. Carers will be trained using the Learn to lead co-production training and […]

20 December
3 December

Why Co-Production shouldn’t be a Quick Fix

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Great Article by Phil Gibson of Camphill Village Trust – Why Co-production shouldn’t be a Quick Fix Solution, and talks about the influence of Learn to lead.

15 October

New Term, New Training at The Blue School, Wells

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Max, ex Blue School student himself enjoyed a new term training with the entire Learn to lead community at The Blue School over two days http://ow.ly/NrTA30mf3Jb   All fully trained in forming teams and working in co-production, we can’t wait to follow the results !