Category Archives: Publications

Action learning contributes to UN work

The Global Land Tool Network (GLTN) is part of UN Habitat. It is an alliance of more than 75 global, regional and national partners … More

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

Kinaesthetic Learners are one of the four different learning styles popularised in the last 20 years by educationalists and psychologists: Visual learners – … More

White paper: Evaluating Action Learning: tick-box exercise or powerful change process?

Author: Mandy Hetherton, Senior Associate at Action Learning Associates In this white paper, Mandy explores the challenges and opportunities in evaluating action learning. … More

Ruth Cook explores action learning for social and organisational change

Over 60 people from the education sector, community groups, arts organisations and schools gathered for The Advance Network phase two launch on 10 February … 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

Exploring the challenges in scaling up the delivery of action learning facilitator training within a global organisation by Sonja Antell & John Heywood, Action Learning: Research and Practice, March 2015

A new account of practice co-written by Director, Sonja Antell and Senior Associate, John Heywood, explores the challenges faced when Action Learning Associates … More

Communication beyond language by John Heywood, Training Journal, November 2013

Associate, John Heywood has written an account of his experiences delivering action learning facilitator training to French speaking African groups – published in Training … More

Can action learning save the world?

Senior Associate, Di Bligh has written an account of a unique action learning facilitator training programme which she delivered in 2011 as part … More

Leadership and learning in the arts

Bligh, Di, Chacksfield, Clare and Sapsed, Ruth (2009) ‘Leadership and learning in the arts’, Action Learning: Research and Practice, 6: 3, 343 – … More