Monthly Archives: March 2019

Co-operative education catering service – Southampton City Council

5th March, 2019 / CCIN

Since spinning out from the local council in April 2015, we have transformed the way that we serve our local community. City Catering Southampton has evolved from being a provider of meals to a non-for-profit organisation who believes that great quality food, served with kindness and care is a right, not a privilege. Now, the ...

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Learning lunches – bitesize sessions of coop education and training from Co-operative College

3rd April, 2018 / CCIN

100 years. That’s how long we’ve been delivering co-operative education. We know that time is precious, which is why we’ve developed our learning lunches series. These action-packed, bite-size sessions will help you discover more about co-operation and apply the thinking to many of the issues facing co-operative councils today. Each session lasts no more than ...

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Co-operative education catering service – CATERed – Plymouth City Council

12th January, 2018 / CCIN

CATERed is unique – for the first-time schools have agreed to share their budgets and resources with each other in an open, transparent and co-operative way for the benefit of children and young people. Imagine – 67 Head teachers and governing bodies all voting for the same thing at the same time? CATERed was created ...

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Fuelling Ambitions Creatively Together (FACT) Salford

5th October, 2017 / CCIN

FACT Salford’ (Fuelling Ambitions Creatively Together) is a people based pilot which aims to create a social movement for change by testing different ways of ‘doing with not to’ families. As part of this we facilitate networks for local residents to create opportunities for employment and aspiration (supply), and also work with local business (demand) ...

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Culture School – City of Cardiff Council

26th June, 2017 / CCIN

This project was inspired by the current refugee crisis in Europe and looks at:- How the people and communities of Cardiff and other British cities can come together to welcome and help refugees and asylum seekers. How they can help refugees and asylum seekers arrive and settle into British life. Goal To ensure that newly-arrived ...

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Closing the Education Gap – City of Edinburgh Council

26th June, 2017 / CCIN

Funding provided by the Co-operative Councils’ Innovation Network supported the City of Edinburgh Council Early Years Team to work co-operatively with Third Sector Organisation – Lothian Association of Youth Clubs and eight ‘not for profit’ out of school care providers across Edinburgh. Education – Closing the Education Gap – City of Edinburgh Council

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Mutualising education support services – Sandwell Metroplitan Borough Council

19th May, 2014 / CCIN

Sandwell’s journey to set up a mutual organisation for its education support services began in the autumn of 2010, to enable schools to buy into quality support services irrespective of their status – but why was change needed? Sandwell, like many local authorities, found itself with a reduced role in supporting education as well as ...

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