Anyone who has signed up to the VLN, can create a group.
Currently, there are 550 groups across the VLN covering a wider range of educative needs. Some groups have a few members, others have more. Some are active, several are dormant and some are featured groups.
Before you create a new group, you might like to clarify the intention, purpose, audience and maintenance of this group. You might also like to focus on learning you want to create within the space. Some guiding questions include:
You will need to think about the sustainability of your group. For example, it is possible to transfer ownership of your group to someone else.
Also important to remember: that some of the featured/popular groups have many members, therefore statistically, you're more likely to engage with other community members in the larger groups. It may be that your group is designed for a more localised/focused purpose - and that's ok too.
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