• Heritage

    Great things happen when people co‑operate

    "Co-operation from its earliest days has been not merely a trading enterprise but a social movement, and has had as one of its chief aims the education of the citizen for the realisation of the co-operative commonwealth."
    — Co-operative Union, 1937

  • Workshop with women in Malawi

    Great things happen when people co‑operate

    "The aim of education should be to teach us rather how to think, than what to think — rather to improve our minds, so as to enable us to think for ourselves, than to load the memory with the thoughts of other men."
    — John Dewey

  • Rochdale Boroughwide Housing Young Voices

    Great things happen when people co‑operate

    "It's great to see such a committed group of young people who are gaining the skills and confidence to improve their communities."
    — Rochdale Boroughwide Housing

  • Training session

    Great things happen when people co‑operate

    "I had thought I understood the values before, but this made me think about how they apply to my job and the organisation."
    — Co-operative College learner

  • Co-operative project in Lesotho

    Great things happen when people co‑operate

    "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has."
    — Margaret Meade

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An educational charity dedicated to the promotion of co-operative values, ideas and principles within co-operatives, communities and society.

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