Archive for April 2014

And now for something completely different – an action learning moment

My Haiku poems are attempts to capture the quality of a significant moment within a virtual action learning set .. I am still amazed that we could have had that experience by meeting virtually over Skype, using only the audio, and never having met face-to-face as a group before. More

Everything you want to know about virtual action learning …but were afraid to ask

Heard about Virtual Action Learning but not sure what it’s all about? Check out our new video “What is virtual action learning?” More

Action learning plays role in exploration of women's rights under Islamic law

Virtual action learning knows no boundaries

Time and distance are no barrier when it comes to virtual action learning. A new virtual action learning set is bringing together experts from across the globe to tackle land tenure issues for Muslim women More

Disrupting ourselves …this is a theme of the conference and what we are here for..

It’s the final day of the 2014 International Action Learning Conference, at Ashridge with the theme of learning across the world – connecting and disrupting our practices. Speaking from the conference Ruth Cook said “I’ve had some fascinating conversations with Chinese colleagues” More

Kiran Trehan

Developing “criticality” in action learning

As IFAL Chair I recently attended a fascinating event about Critical Action Learning (CAL) led by Professor Kiran Trehan – a wonderful opportunity to challenge and question our practice as action learning facilitators More

Bringing action learning to salespeople

One of the things I most enjoy about action learning is training other facilitators. Working for three full days offers a rich and immersive experience – it’s exciting to see them build their understanding of action learning and increase their confidence More