Topic outline

  • About this course

    This course is about how to bring people together to engage in different activities. It is about encouraging self-organising and creating space for things to happen. Developing opportunities for mutual support and linking in with other support groups/organisations. This course will highlight a number of examples of how different communities organised their project.

    eg. Macmerry Mens' Shed and Kennoway Community Shed

    • Who is this course for?

      This course is for people who are interested in:

      • Reducing social isolation within a community.
      • Sharing skills and/or 'upskilling'.
      • Reducing the 'heat or eat' conflict for people.

      • Resources and skills required.

        Resources and skills required to achieve this course:

        • Indoor space.
        • Tea & coffee facilities.
        • People skills - high-level and respectful talking and listening.
        • Sharing your existing skills (personal and otherwise) and developing them with others.

        • Macmerry Mens' Shed

          Watch the story of the Macmerry Mens' Shed unfold in the video clips below:

          Setting up the project:

          Celebratrating 5 years on: