How to involve stakeholders in building a learning city

Involving all stakeholders in the process of building a learning city is key to success. Individuals and organizations all bring something different to the table. Collectively, their know-how and resources will help to achieve learning cities’ vision to promote lifelong learning across the community. The video tutorial on ‘How to involve stakeholders in building a learning city’ will provide answers to the following questions:

  • Whom to involve in the process?
  • How to get stakeholders on board?
  • How to create a coordinated structure involving all stakeholders?
  • How to keep stakeholders engaged?

In addition to that, complementary videos, compiled and developed by members of the UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities, provide insights into real practice in cities.

Remember: Building a learning city is a collective and continuous journey. It requires a concrete action plan with strong political leadership and steadfast commitment; a structured dialogue and consensus involving all stakeholders; diverse celebratory events charged with enthusiasm and inspirations; easy accessibility and enjoyable experience to all citizens; a proper monitoring and evaluation of progress; and sustainable and secured funding. You can find detailed instructions of these action tips in our Guidelines for Building Learning Cities and the complementary video tutorials .