Community of practice (CoP) is defined (source: Farnsworth, V., Kleanthous, I., & Wenger-Trayner, E. (2016). Communities of practice as a social theory of learning: A conversation with Etienne Wenger. British journal of educational studies, 64(2), 139-160.) as a group of people that share a concern or a passion for something they do and learn how to do it better as they interact regularly. The learning process happens because people are part of a community that share the same identity and practice. ‘Learning’ becomes the result of the interaction between four pillars namely community, practice, identity and experience. In a disruptive and rapidly changing world this way of ‘learning’ is approriate.
The advantages of CoP are: