As part of the Learning About Learning (L-squared) initiative, this one-pager describes lessons learned on the importance and role of learning networks as a core KM and Learning service from the KDMD experience including a definition, value proposition, implementation process and recommendations, and a mini-case study.
The GROOVE learning network utilized learning journals in a number of ways. In addition to providing an opportunity to reflect on their own, network members used the journals as a group resource to learn about other’s experiences and raise questions for discussion. To support this practice, GROOVE facilitators often...
Peer assists were one way that GROOVE Learning Network members supported each other within the network. Throughout the course of the grant, GROOVE members participated in a number of formalized peer assists to gather feedback on specific issues or questions.
As part of the GROOVE Learning Network, members submitted regular progress reports including program highlights, program progress, participation in learning network activities, and upcoming activities.
The GROOVE Market Facilitation Mentoring Program is designed to increase staff capacity to implement value chain programs that provide sustainable economic benefits to the poor and support institutional capacity building in market facilitation.
This presentation by Stacey Young of USAID at the USAID KM EGAT KM Fair in 2008 emphasizes how learning networks and collaborative learning helps to achieve scaleable microenterprise innovation.