Posts Tagged ‘facilitator training for individuals’

Action Learning works… and goes on working

When Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service (LFRS) decided to include action learning in their training plans, they commissioned Action Learning Associates to train … More

Reflections on action learning through haiku

Reflections on action learning through haiku from guest blogger Katherine Waumsley

In order to reflect and present what I have learned through action learning facilitator training, I have decided to use the form of haiku. Haiku is a well known Japanese poetry form, which generally uses only seventeen syllables, often in a 5 – 7- 5 arrangement. I suspect this is a vast oversimplification of the form, but what I like about haiku is the way they can perfectly crystallise a moment in time… More

The transformative power of action learning

The transformative power of action learning

For the past four years Action Learning Associates has worked with the Clore Social leadership Programme (Clore Social) to offer action learning as … More

Scaling up facilitator training for global organisations

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

Life changing aspects of action learning with Burnley Youth Theatre

Life changing aspects of action learning

Wow. I’m on the train back from three days of intensity in London where I have been training to become an action learning facilitator. It has been eye-opening and amazing! Quite frankly, it is life changing! More

Train virtually to be an action learning facilitator

Training to be an action learning facilitator has gone virtual

We are now taking bookings for a pioneering new course in action learning facilitation which is delivered entirely virtually – ideal for international … More

Do you really listen to what other people are saying? by guest blogger Judith Cross

We live in a world where our lives are lived at such a fast pace, always on the go, always thinking ‘what next?’ We may think we listen to what people to say to us but this takes training, it takes time, and it is exhausting. Listening is an underrated skill but the outcome from doing it right can be extremely powerful. More

Action learning facilitator training

Facilitator training July 2014 – never the same river twice

Facilitating an action learning set – for real – is at the heart of our training course for facilitators. Just as the best way to understand action learning is by doing it, so too the best way to understand the challenges and opportunities of being a facilitator is also by doing it. It’s an intensive experience – participants come together to learn how to facilitate, and at the same time, they are working as a temporary action learning set. More

Bringing action learning to salespeople

One of the things I most enjoy about action learning is training other facilitators. Working for three full days offers a rich and immersive experience – it’s exciting to see them build their understanding of action learning and increase their confidence More

Accreditation milestone for action learning facilitator training

When Ruth Cook runs her next action learning facilitator training course in London from 11-13 February ALA will have accredited 500 action learning … More