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RISE Learning Zone

Founded in September 2015, RISE is a new alternative education provider for Nottingham based in NGY MyPlace, the city’s flagship youth facility. RISE has been established to accommodate a small number of vulnerable learners on their education journey away from mainstream schools. Recognising that the best learning happens within a responsive and nurturing community, the organisation has a bold mission to provide learners with a unique experience in which mutuality, investment and ownership form the principle foundations of learner participation. From a whole-community education programme in which young people, staff, volunteers, families and other agencies can consider themselves co-learners and educators, to a not-for-profit co-operative governance which gives the learning constituency a genuine say in the direction of the organisation through membership, we aim to build a unique and empowering environment for learning.

We recognise that all individuals, of any age, should have the opportunity both to learn and to teach.

Find out more about RISE here. Our aims and objectives can be found here.