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What are Learning Hubs?

  • VTO runs Learning Hubs to support primary pupils with homework and learning in Glasgow and Edinburgh.
  • A member of VTO staff runs each Learning Hub with the support of volunteers.
  • Senior Pupils from local secondary schools also attend the hubs to provide 1-1 support.

How do Learning Hubs work?

  • Learning Hubs run for one hour per week after school, usually from 3 – 4pm and sometimes 4 – 5pm.
  • Up to 10 primary pupils attend each week, and volunteers are paired up with a pupil to work with them 1-1.
  • Volunteers will also support VTO staff in running the hubs and helping the senior pupils.
  • Hubs only run during term time and break for school holidays and in-service days.
  • While Covid is still a risk, we ask that all adult volunteers who wish to support a Hub are double vaccinated. 
  • VTO will reimburse reasonable travel costs to volunteers (public transport, car and cycle mileage).
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How do I volunteer?

We currently run 9 Learning Hubs across Glasgow. You can use this map to find out which one is closest to you.

We also run two Learning Hubs in Edinburgh and will have 23 hubs in total by January 2023.

To volunteer at a Learning Hub or to find out more, sign up to our Member\’s Area or contact our office.


How do I refer a pupil?

If you would like to refer a pupil to a Learning Hub, or simply find out more, please contact us below!

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Interested in joining us? Want to know more about us? Contact us for a chat. Feeling a little shy? Why not check out our Frequently Asked Questions

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