Archive for October 2014

Action learning creating fusion in international business

After a successful pilot year Fusion has been launched for a second year. Leaders from across The Body Shop and L’Oréal connect and … More

Action learning – high challenge and high support for project development by guest blogger Tony McBride

Tony McBride, Director of Projects at Cardboard Citizens, explains how participating in an action learning set both challenged and supported his approach to developing a project which successfully brought together young people; theatre, science & schools.Read Tony’s step by step account of how being in an action learning set helped him move from ideas to action within a very short time-frame to set up and run a highly successful theatre project in London schools More

African prison officers get a taste of action learning

Four prison officers from Nairobi, Kenyan are using action learning as part of a six week secondment to the UK organised by the African Prison’s Project. ALA sponsors APP and is hosting and running sessions for the prison officers as its contribution to the great work done by all at the pioneering charity. More

What about the pitfalls and risks of action learning?

I am sometimes asked “what happens when it goes wrong?” and “what are the classic mistakes or pitfalls of action learning?” Careful contracting … More