Training and Workshops

Training and Workshops

OUR APPROACH

Professional

Our expert trainers and facilitators are experienced in community led planning, community organising, coaching, education development and resourcing

Informed

CFO refines workshop content to reflect current issues and challenges faced by communities across Oxfordshire

Relational

Inclusive person-centred experiential workshop processes encouraging deeper listening,  self-awareness through peer to peer learning

Reflective

Each workshop theme integrates dynamic active listening exercises and reflection on practise

Capacity building

We encourage sustainability through peer to peer training in communities

For all age-groups

Workshops are differentiated for all age groups to encourage intergenerational community action

Adaptable

Workshops can be combined to better meet the training needs of your context.  Content can be tailored to suit

Equipping

Workshop content focusses on building knowledge, deepening understanding and developing skills

WHO WE WORK WITH

We work with all ages in community contexts: individuals community-focussed organisations, parish councils, societies, groups, schools, nursery schools, after school and youth clubs. See below for some of our training partnerships.

TOGETHER WE CAN (TWC)  Workshops  for Adults
 
STRONGER COMMUNITIES

be agents of  change, resources and processes…

ACTIVE LISTENING 

active listening skills for effective community action…

CLIMATE ACTION

networking & resourcing for new groups…

CREATIVE CAMPAIGNING 

inspire to inform, local engagement campaigns…

TEAM & BRIDGE BUILDERS

team building, volunteer recruitment and retention…

SPEAK UP               

public speaking & communication skills…

IDEAS INTO ACTION

making a difference, community action…

DOWNLOAD TWC  WORKSHOP PROGRAMME FOR COMMUNITIES

 

 

TOGETHER WE CAN (TWC)  Workshops  for Children (5-11yrs)
 
BE COMMUNITY  

love where we live, exploring community, our story,  changing things…

LISTENING WELL 

active listening skills for effective community action…

CLIMATE ACTION  

trees, waste  well-being…

TEAMS R TOPS           

doing stuff together,  team building…

CREATE TOGETHER

creative campaigns for community change…

SPEAK UP                          

public speaking skills…

IDEAS INTO ACTION

making a difference through social action…

DOWNLOAD TWC WORKSHOP PROGRAMME FOR CHILDREN

 

TOGETHER WE CAN (TWC)  for Young People (11 to 13yrs)
BE COMMUNITY

love where we live, sense of belonging,  power to change things…

LISTENING WELL 

active listening skills for community action…

CLIMATE ACTION

trees, waste  and well-being…

TEAMS R TOPS   

doing stuff together, team building skills…

CREATE TOGETHER

creative campaigns for community change…

SPEAK UP                                        

public speaking & communication skills…

IDEAS INTO ACTION

making a difference through social action…

DOWNLOAD TWC WORKSHOP PROGRAMME FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

CONTACT US

For bookings, more information and  to discuss your training ideas  needs please contact:

  • Rachel Woods – Community Connector
  • via email: [email protected]
  • by phone: 01865 883488

An experienced trainer, facilitator and educator,  Rachel is  delighted to discuss your organisation or community group’s training needs to help you choose the appropriate modules and to tailor course and workshop material to suit your context.

Partnerships include: 

Why book a workshop? 

People’s reasons for booking our workshops include:

  •  looking for ways to motivate people of all ages to get involved in community life.
  • concerns about the future of vital volunteer-run initiatives in their community and have run out of ideas for how to get people involved.
  • pre-schools, schools, after-school clubs, scouts, guides or youth clubs wanting to support children and young people’s engagement in community action in their local area.

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