The Role of Workplace Learning Advocates

 

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WORKPLACE LEARNING ADVOCATES(WLAs)

WLAs are employees in non-unionised companies who’ve been trained in information and advice skills in order to encourage and support work colleagues back into learning.

These are the basics of the role of a WLA who has completed the 2 day training course

  • Identifying colleagues learning needs.

  • Providing information and advice about learning opportunities and different ways of learning.

  • Helping to remove barriers to learning.

  • Developing an awareness of local learning opportunities and other sources of advice and guidance. 

  • Gathering and organising learning information.

  • Promoting a learning culture within the workplace by:

    • Displaying information about learning opportunities. 

    • Displaying information about learning campaigns eg Adult Learners Week, Learning at Work Week.

    • Working with employers to plan and organise learning and skills programmes.

These are the basics of the role of a WLA who has completed the on-line training course

 

  • Gathering publicity information about learning opportunities and learning campaigns

  • Promoting a learning culture within the workplace by:

    • Displaying/disseminating information about learning opportunities.

    • Displaying/disseminating information about learning campaigns eg Adult Learners Week, Learning at Work Week.

       

       

For more information please contact The Johnston Partnership.

 

Liz Johnston, Consultant, 07791 639 146 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Graham Johnston, Consultant, 07791 639 196 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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