Learning in Company: Designing The U

Publication Type: Publication

Author: Genevieve Maitland Hudson

The U’s founding belief is that engaging training in a range of useful skills such as first aid, saving energy and intervening safely to defuse conflict will encourage more effective responses to social challenges by citizens who participate in The U.

The U stimulates bottom up, citizen-led action on a host of issues that concern us all by recruiting and training volunteers to deliver authoritative, fun and interactive ninety minute sessions that buildĀ confidence, capacity and a strong sense of local community. This research paper sets out the design behind this new venture from the Young Foundation and NESTA.

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