Articles by Gail Plant

Action learning aids radical changes for Ugandan Prison Service

Action learning aids radical changes for Ugandan Prison Services

Action Learning Associates is working with pioneering charity the African Prisons Project running action learning sessions for five senior Ugandan prison officers who … More

Lancashire Fire and Rescue use action learning to improve employee engagement

Lancashire Fire & Rescue use action learning to tackle Employee Engagement

Lancashire Fire & Rescue Service is currently setting up a programme of action learning sets for Watch Managers as part of their Employee … More

Boost your facilitation skills – new series of CPD Masterclasses

Are you an action learning facilitator who would like to increase the application of action learning within your business or organisation? Perhaps you’re … More

Action learning – high challenge and high support for project development. Young people, theatre, science & schools working together

Tony McBride, Director of Projects at Cardboard Citizens, explains how participating in an action learning set both challenged and supported his approach to … More

Walk Slow to Go Fast – How HEINEKEN uses the SEARCH Approach

An article by Dagmar Daubner, formerly Training Manager Global Marketing and Andreas Priestland, Organisational Learning, HEINEKEN, published in OD Practitioner, Vol. 44 No. … More

CIPD fact sheet on action learning

CIPD ( the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development) produces a fact sheet on action learning which: looks at what action learning is and … More

Action Learning: Research & Practice

Action Learning: Research & Practice is the first international journal dedicated to the advancement of knowledge and practice through action learning. Published articles … More


DIY Handbook for Action Learners Dr Mandy Chivers A simple, practical guide for those who want to use action learning “What has action … More

Virtual action learning - a must have skill in a global marketplace, international action learning

Virtual action learning – a must have skill in a global marketplace

Firmly established as an effective distance learning technique which offers tangible results virtual action learning (VAL) opens up global and UK markets for … More

Action learning and independent evaluation of Leadership Facilitation Skills programme

Independent evaluation of the Leadership Facilitation Skills programme

Facilitating Leadership through Action Learning: The case of the Creative & Cultural Industries Summary This is an account of a novel approach to leadership … More