Why Learn?

Why Learn?

Learning has the potential to transform lives, this is one of the key reasons why Learning Regions partners are committed to working together to create and promote learning opportunities for everyone.

Learning could help you to gain new skills, meet new people, increase your income, increase your self-confidence or help you to fulfil your ambitions. Learning can also help to bring communities together, lead to improvements in the places that we live and work and help strengthen the economy. By investing in learning, organisations can ensure that their employees have the skills needed for their business to succeed, have a productive workforce and help people to develop their careers.

These are just some of the reasons why learning is important and the benefits that it can bring. 


Learning regions is establishing and building on existing links with prominent business groups from across the region to promote the value of learning for work. We aim to promote the value of learning for and in the workplace and make sure that people have access to opportunities to learn the skills that they need to succeed. We want to support people into employment and provide a skills and learning offer that meets the needs of both people in the region and employers. We also want to work with businesses to promote and provide opportunities for existing to staff to undertake learning and to upskill the workforce, ensuring that businesses retain a highly skilled and motivated workforce.


Learning Regions is establishing and building on existing links with community and voluntary organisations to promote the value of learning within the local community. We want to encourage a culture in all communities where learning is valued by everyone, where learning is visible to all, and where everyone has the opportunity to participate in learning. We want to bring different groups and communities together to participate in and promote learning, helping to improve social cohesion and quality of life across different groups.


Learning Regions is establishing and building on existing links with education providers, projects and local authorities across the region to help raise the attainment levels of students in schools, colleges and in University. As well as raising attainment, Learning Regions aims to promote widening participation in HE/FE, engagement with learners from all backgrounds, engaging parents in their children’s learning and promoting the value of education to all.