A community of practice might focus on a range of topics and different focus areas in a shared context (e.g. types of schools), or on a specific topic (e.g. ICT) interest which plays out in a number of contexts.
BRIDGE runs two communities of practice of this nature.
South African Extraordinary Schools Coalition (National)
Monitoring and Evaluation Community of Practice
SYSTEMS THINKING IN MONITORING AND EVALUATION ACCOMMODATES COMPLEXITY, AND RECOGNISES THAT EVERYTHING IS CONNECTED. SYSTEMS THINKING INVOLVES EXAMINING THE LINKAGES AND INTERACTIONS BETWEEN THE COMPONENTS THAT COMPRISE THE WHOLE INTERVENTION PROJECT.