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The Johnston Partnership has been involved in developing/delivering Learning Advocates/Workplace Learning Advocates (WLAs) since 2004. WLAs are employees who encourage informal and formal learning at work and in their local communities.
WLAs developed into a national scheme in partnership with a London based organisation called Workbase Training. From January 2016 the Workers' Educational Association (WEA) took over the role of leading WLAs.
For more info go to - http://wea.org.uk/get-involved/workplace-learning-advocates
Classroom Based & On-Line Courses
For more information about training as a WLA you need to register with WEA - http://www.wea.org.uk/wla-form
The Johnston Partnership - Other projects
See the bottom of this page for details of the range of workshops that are available and click here to read about the range of training and consultancy services on offer.
The Johnston Partnership have supported lots of national campaigns eg Maths4Us, National Numeracy, Mid-Life Career Review & Citizens' Curriculum.
The Learning Advocates initiative was set up with funding from the Skills Funding Agency/European Social Fund and was further developed into Workplace Learning Advocates with Skills Funding Agency/Adult & Community Learning/Department for Business, Innovation & Skills funding.
For more information please contact The Johnston Partnership.