Category Archives: Virtual action learning

Harvesting the retail wisdom – establishing best practice via action learning

Action Learning Associates is currently working on an exciting application of action learning with L’Oréal.  While we always talk about action learning being … More

Collaborating in the virtual space: observations from practice

Annual UK business travel for 2014 was estimated at 31 billion euros. As it becomes increasingly common for working groups and teams to … More

Action learning without face to face contact – can it work?

One of the overriding benefits of action learning is to bring together peer groups to work with each other face to face, exploring … More

British Red Cross – reflections on a virtual action learning training programme

If organisations are to adapt and thrive in changing conditions, they need to provide high quality, relevant development opportunities whilst keeping careful control … More

Scaling up facilitator training for global organisations – new article published

Just published in Action Learning: Research & Practice an article co-written by Director Sonja Antell and Senior Associate John Heywood explores the challenges … More

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

Action learning – a campaigning tool?

I have always been interested in how action learning can change the world.  We often use it to support people whose work centres … More

The devil’s in the detail: how does virtual action learning work so well?

Like at least one of my colleagues, I didn’t initially feel that convinced when offered the opportunity to experience virtual action learning by … More

Learning from action learning in the virtual world

As action learning expands across the globe we are increasingly being asked to deliver action learning virtually.  Working with global companies, as well … More

Do we need a new name for virtual action learning?

My experience of virtual action learning has grown considerably over the last few years. I have been in a virtual set, trained as … More