Todmorden Learning Centre's story
This community led project was developed by Todmorden Learning Centre and Community Hub (TLCCH) in response to the need identified for local jobs for young people in the emerging green economy. We work in partnership with The School of Natural Building, Incredible Farm and All 1 Collective.
Useful learnings from Todmorden Learning Centre
Give plenty of time for preparations etc.
Take all the help you can get.
Talk to experts in the fields.
Make connections with other people and organisations who can offer support and advice along the way.
Start recruitment early.
Focus on outreach e.g. social media presence.
Get a website set up ASAP.
Make sure people are clear about how to contact you and find out more info about your project.
Make sure that everyone is clear about their roles.
Give yourself deadlines for milestones.
Focus on your own project - even when others would like your help.
Todmorden Learning Centre's metrics
ONS wellbeing questionnaire.
Range of opportunities for the students upon completion of the course.