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What is a learning network?
A learning network is a place where you can interact with others to share common concerns, problems and passions, whilst deepening your knowledge and expertise in the process.
We currently manage four learning networks:
What do these learning networks do?
Our learning networks are cross-Government initiatives that respond to needs expressed by people and organisations working in regeneration. They give practical help to those working at a local level and connect people from across Scotland. Offering a new way of helping you to improve your area, the learning networks:
- are responsive to your needs and help you deal effectively with problems
- enable you to learn in a way that suits you
- provide their services free
What can the learning networks do for you?
The learning networks will help you to:
- learn from other people and organisations facing the same problems, through online networking and taking part in events, seminars, workshops, learning groups, peer-review sessions and project-development programmes
- access good practice and evidence of what works, including case studies; publications that record learning outcomes from previous programmes and events; and research from Scottish Government and other specialist networks or capacity-building programmes
- work with a bank of experts who will provide advice and share their experience through master classes, meetings, seminars and workshops, or as a critical friend
- access resources such as toolkits, online learning programmes and skills-assessment tools
- identify any new research, tools and resources you need, which we can then commission on your behalf