Our Guiding Philosophy

Our Purpose

Risingholme exists at the heart of wider learning communities

Our Core Values

Enjoyment People’s educational activities bring them joy
Enhancing People’s lives are enriched
Effortless People find it easy to connect and participate
Tradition We respect our history as it is the foundation on which we stand our future

Our Mission

Our mission is to promote community spirit

Our Vivid Description of what people will see

The people of Christchurch perceive Risingholme Learning as a place that is dynamic and relevant with a focus on people’s wellbeing.  Our courses and activities are in high demand from across the city.  We effectively manage the economic issues that challenge us ensuring that we are eliminating or minimising the barriers to access and participation in our activities.  We are disciplined about what we take on to ensure the ongoing contribution of Risingholme.  We are working in a network of active relationships with other community groups creating a learning city that enhances social cohesion.

Our Strategies (The How) – What we will focus on to deliver our mission

Strategy 1:  Responsive to our Communities

The people of Christchurch perceive Risingholme as a place that is dynamic and relevant with a focus on people’s wellbeing.

Strategy 2:  Accessible to all

We effectively manage the economic issues that challenge us ensuring that we are eliminating or minimising the barriers to access and participation in our activities.  Our courses and activities are in high demand from across the city.

Strategy 3:  Networking Partnerships

We are working in a network of active relationships with other community groups creating a learning city that enhances social cohesion.

Strategy 4:  Disciplined Organisation

We are disciplined about what we take on to ensure the ongoing contribution of Risingholme.

 

Reviewed and Updated October 2020

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