Posts Tagged ‘what is action learning’

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

Action learning in the University

Action learning in the university by guest blogger Trevor H.J. Marchand, Emeritus Professor of Social Anthropology, SOAS

Professor Marchand’s blog discusses the results of using action learning with postgraduate research students at a London university. A full-length ‘ethnographic’ account of … More

Action learning and space of "rummelighed'

Action learning and space or ‘rummelighed’

I am a mentor on the Charityworks Graduate Management Programme which provides learning and experiences relevant to first level management roles within the … More

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

Action learning enhance the mentoring skills of leaders

How action learning enhances the mentoring skills of leaders

Senior Associate, Mandy Hetherton, recently completed an action learning programme for a group of managers at The Body Shop who had been trained … More

Evaluating action learning - what outcomes can you expect?

Evaluating action learning – what are the outcomes you can expect?

“This has been absolutely nothing like what I expected!” Those were the words of a participant following her first experience of an action … More

Action learning and mental health - the voice of the carer

Action learning and mental health – the voice of the carer

I was asked to facilitate an action learning set for Directors and Chief Executives of agencies tasked with mental health provision.  During a … More

Piloting action learning with the Alzheimer's Society

Piloting action learning: The Alzheimer’s Society

Action learning is acknowledged to a valuable tool in individual and organisational development. When organisations embark on a programme of action learning a … More

Changing the social care system with action learning

Changing the social care system with action learning

Lankelly Chase Foundation works to bring about change that will transform the quality of life of people who face severe and multiple disadvantage. The ‘Promoting Change Network’ (PCN) has been set up by Lankelly Chase to foster learning, and supports 40 or so organisations which receive funding from the Foundation. More

Lancashire Fire and Rescue use action learning to improve employee engagement

Lancashire Fire & Rescue use action learning to tackle Employee Engagement

Lancashire Fire & Rescue Service is currently setting up a programme of action learning sets for Watch Managers as part of their Employee … More