Community Led Learning

Community Led Learning

Community Led Learning supports the development of peoples’ skills, health, financial security and career prospects by offering learning opportunities to those who feel they need it most.

We have local people from all walks of life study a Community Led course. If you are someone who has been away from education for some time and would like to return to learning, this could be the perfect way to make a fresh start.

  Community Led Learning Opportunities
Developing and maintaining physical wellbeing Developing and supporting mental health and wellbeing
First aid to support specific conditions (stroke, dementia etc.) Developing confidence to be employed/or to stay employed
Mindfulness Meditation
Healthy cooking on a budget Getting ready for nursery/school
Keeping up with the children Pound stretcher maths (Budgeting)
Helping parents into work Supporting older people to stay active
Seated yoga Creative courses
IT/iPad training Healthy cooking on a budget
Developing and maintaining confidence The Only Way Is Up!
Coaching and mentoring Supporting families
Developing tenancy readiness skills for homeless people Skills based courses that support people in employment
Dementia awareness training Cognitive behaviour therapy courses
Mental health first aid Exercise classes tailored to your needs


Working in Partnership

By developing effective partnerships with residents, local services, agencies and learning providers we can maximise resources, meet priorities and contribute to positive community relations. Our partners include: Homelessness charities, voluntary organisations, mental health agencies, local authority community teams, housing associations, Citizens Advice Bureau, public health.

The Oxfordshire Learning Network (OLN), Oxfordshire’s Community Learning Trust has created four Area Learning Partnerships that bring together these interested parties to identify priorities for the area and match it with provision.

Oxfordshire Adult Learning also work with organisations throughout the county to offer choice locally. These include:

The Mill Arts Centre – Visual Arts

Cornerstone Arts Centre – Performing / Visual Arts

The Workers Education Association – Liberal Arts

Cogges Museum – Traditional Rural Crafts and Countryside Skills

Film Oxford – Film and Video Making

Three Treasures School of Taijiquan

Time 4 Pilates

Hill End – Outdoor Education

Oxfordshire Mind – Supporting Mental Health

Support to Learners 

We offer support to access our mainstream courses including:

  • Health and Wellbeing vouchers
  • Generation Games vouchers for older people
  • A discretionary learning support fund
  • Information, advice and guidance

We do not want to see anyone unable to take part in learning because of financial issues, so please get in touch to discuss what support is available to you.  Please call 01235 555 585 or visit our ‘Fees’ page.