Salford University centre encourages regeneration information exchange - MIDAS

Salford University centre encourages regeneration information exchange

4 January, 2008 – Salford University centre encourages regeneration information exchange

The University of Salford has launched a new centre aimed at bringing people together to share information about regeneration.

Exchange has been set up to provide a learning environment for people locally – and across the North West – who want to increase their understanding of community-based regeneration.

It is a cross-faculty collaboration between the School of Environment & Life Sciences and the School of the Built Environment.

One of the first projects involves a partnership with Northwards Housing, an organisation that manages council homes in North Manchester.

Exchange will enable mixed groups of employees, board members and residents to learn about regeneration side-by-side in the workplace.

Julia Lucas, Director of Exchange, the Salford Centre for Regeneration, said: "We want to offer bite-sized bits of learning to people to help them with their continuing professional development (CPD).

"Ideally, we’d like to offer people the chance to take stand-alone modules or short courses on regeneration, as and when they can, which ultimately can be built up into a professional credit or qualification."

The learning environment will take several different forms, including conferences, seminars and talks by experts in the field.

 

Source: University of Salford press release

Link: http://www.salford.ac.uk/

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