Category Archives: All blog posts

The challenges and rewards of working internationally

In preparing for working on a new action learning facilitator training programme there’s always a stock set of things to do; research the … More

Action learning - reaching new horizons

Exploring new horizons with action learning

We ran an action learning facilitator training programme last December (2016) for a group of 6 people. Some of the participants went on … More

Action Learning Facilitation

Action Learning facilitator training – can anyone do it?

Sometimes we’re asked what it is exactly that we do as action learning facilitators. Don’t we just sit in a room with a … 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

Action learning facilitator training

Reflections on an action learning facilitator training set

As a relative newcomer to action learning, and the prospect of becoming a facilitator, I entered into the 3 day training session with … More

A hot topic at CIPD show – making sure learning ‘sticks’

CIPD’s recent L&D show convinced me that action learning has come of age. The focus of many of the talks and workshops was … 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

Global learning

The challenges of global learning and development – An OU initiative

Campaign for Learning Learning at Work week (15 – 21 May 2017) I was lucky enough to take time to attend a webinar … More