David Smith, Co-ops and Mutuals Wales writes: I am always struck by comments along the lines of Co-op development or Co-op education being what others do; so I thought it useful to share an extract from a book about Hilda Smith, my mother, ‘Red Roses from Burnley to Buckingham Palace’ I am co-authoring which is… Read More ‘Doing Co-operative Education – A lesson from the Co-operative Women’s Guild #coop #coopeducation #womensguild #learning
Good Morning All, For others who may have an interest, I hope to call the first meeting of the above in the first or second week of July. Apologies for the delay with our 8 April event report – I hope to release this after our Exec meeting on 19 June. If you have further… Read More OPEN INVITATION TO ALL to serve on a Co-operative Education Sub Group to plan our third event #coops #coopeducation #adulteducation #wales
Co-operators and educators from around Wales gathered on a warm Saturday in April to discuss the place of co-operative education in an era of individualism. The event, organised by Co-operatives and Mutuals Wales, asked: ‘What would an excellent co-operative education system look like? How can curriculum and training be given a co-operative nudge? How can… Read More A Co-operative Education for a Co-operative Wales?
CO-OPERATIVE EDUCATION SYSTEM FOR A CO-OPERATIVE WALES? • Is there a need for Co-operative Education in Wales? • What would an excellent Co-operative Education system in Wales look like? • How can Co-operative Education engage communities and embrace adult learning? • Can curriculum development and teacher training be given a co-operative nudge? • What opportunities… Read More One week to go until Co-ops & Mutuals Wales Education Event 08.04.17