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Our Learning Notes are a resource which will provide you with information and guidance on a wide range of subjects, relevant to today's Change Agents. Please see the Learning Notes Index below for the complete list of available topics. 



Environmental Legislation

Introducing Environmental Management Systems

Introducing Greener Business

Introducing Work with Businesses

Communication & Information Gathering

Attending Meetings

Choosing Research Methods

Conducting Interviews - Recruitment

Face to Face Interviewing

In-depth Interviewing

Minuting Meetings

Negotiating Skills

Planning a Feasibility Study


Questionnaire Designing

Structuring Reports

Telephone Interviewing

Writing Effectively

Communities & the Voluntary Sector

Community Appraising

Community Business Planning

Gathering Information for Community Groups

Getting Rural Communities Online

Influencing & Negotiating

Introducing Fuel Poverty

Introducing Information on Rural Development

Introducing Work with Community Groups

Jargon Busting in the Voluntary Sector

Using a focus Group

Using Participatory Appraisal

Using Planning for Real


Marketing & Fundraising

Designing Display for Exhibitions

Developing a Marketing Plan

Organising Events

Preparing Funding Bids

Press Release Writing

Writing Funding Proposals

Personal & Professional Development

Creative Job Hunting

CV Editing

Ethical Careers

Face to Face Interview Preparation Techniques

Getting the most from Review Meetings

Telephone Interview Preparation Techniques

Project Work & Management

Building Effective Partnerships

Continuous Learning


Decision Making

Essentials of Project Management


Forming Partnerships

Managing Effective Learning

Managing Projects

Managing Time

Managing Volunteers - Asking Questions


Planning Training Programmes

Project Work Planning

Supervising Volunteers

Team Working


Volunteer Recruitment