Growing Low Carbon Communities was a nine-session training course delivered over a period of eight months. The aim of the course was to build the capacity of active residents to set up and sustain low carbon community groups and activities. Learning outcomes included:
- what motivates people to take action?
- what influences environmental behaviour?
- leadership and management in a low carbon community
- developing a fundraising strategy
- demonstrating the need for your project
- sustainable development and diversity
- demonstrating that your project makes a difference
The course was free to attend thanks to the generous support of Birmingham City Council and Midlands Cooperative Society.
Learning styles questionnaire
Week 1 – taster session – 2pm Friday 22 June
What motivates people to take action?
Week 2 – 2pm Friday 13 July
What influences environmental behaviour?
Week 3 – 2pm Friday 27 July
Planning for success
Week 4 – 2pm Friday 7 September
Leadership and management in low carbon communities
Week 5 – 2pm Friday 21 September
Developing a fundraising strategy
Week 6 – 2pm Friday 5 October
Demonstrating the need for your project
Week 7 – 2pm Friday 19 October
Understanding the Green Deal
Week 8 – Friday 2 November
Sustainable development and diversity
Week 9 – Friday 16 November
Proving that your project makes a difference
Week 10 – Friday 30 November
Choosing a structure
For more information on how this course went or similar opportunities in the future contact LWM associate Phil Beardmore, on 0779 183 9025, or email email@example.com
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