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|
|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
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.