Category Archives: Uses of action learning

How Oxfam is using action learning in its bid for social change

I have been working as part of an Oxfam initiative in Scotland seeking to reduce dependence on emergency food aid, i.e food banks. … More

Empathy in the workplace - action learning

Empathy – who needs it?

I recently introduced action learning to an international group of twenty-eight engineers and business people before they split up into smaller action learning … More

Action learning - women's leadership

Developing Future Female Leaders

In a bid to harness the talents and to address under representation of women in leadership positions, the London School of Hygiene & … More

Lloyds Bank Foundation and action learning

‘Comrades in adversity’ – Action learning for charity chief executives

Commissioned by Lloyds Bank Foundation, ALA are delivering a pilot programme for chief executives of small charities in the North of England. Two … More

A leader’s role in building workplace resilience

I spent a fruitful Saturday morning last week, at my CIPD branch event – where a surprisingly large number of us came together … More

Action Learning and neuroscience

Neuroscience – a fascinating insight into why action learning is so effective

Neuroscience is helping us understand why the modern workplace can be such a challenging environment and why methods such as Action Learning are … More

Action learning and the African Prisons Project

Action Learning Associates working with the African Prisons Project (APP)

The African Prisons Project is a charity whose aim is to support prisoners and staff to use their resources to help others. Those … More

New world challenges facing organisational development

New world challenges facing organisational development

I took time out to attend the CIPD Organisation Development conference sponsored by McKinsey & Company in central London earlier this month. While … More

Action learning and Kinaesthetic learning

Get a Grip! Action learning for Kinaesthetic Learners by guest blogger Chloe Osborne

It is now well researched and recognised that people prefer a combination of different learning styles and techniques yet, in mainstream education and the majority of Professional Development opportunities, there are dominant learning styles that are catered for and others that are forsaken due to limitations on planning time, resources, space and shared awareness. More

Action Learning Associates partner with the New Economy Organisers Network (NEON)

Action Learning Associates partner with the New Economy Organisers Network

Last weekend we launched the first practical element of our partnership with NEON – the New Economy Organisers Network – set up by … More