Category Archives: All blog posts

Action Learning and the development of Social Work practice

Social workers need to develop a complex set of skills in order to fulfil their roles to the best of their ability, and … More

20th Anniversary Celebration – thanks for a wonderful day!

As many of you know Action Learning Associates celebrated its 20thAnniversary in December with an event held at the Lumen Rooms in London. … More

Action learning for boards

Action Learning for Boards

Seventeen years ago, I became CEO of ITC (Independent Theatre Council) – a brilliant job which I still love doing to this day! … More

Cultural Governance Alliance

How action learning can underpin great Governance

ALA were delighted to be invited to run two action learning taster sessions at the Governance Now conference in London on Tuesday 13th … More

Mindfulness – surprisingly effective for behavioural change

Attending a retreat run by Fritx Koster, I was struck by the power of the meditation programme and material he had developed. Mindfully … More

Special event – ALA’s 20th Anniversary Celebration

Thank you to everyone who has booked to join us this Wednesday, we’ve been overwhelmed by the warm response we have received, and … More

Immunity to change – challenging our deepest assumptions

I had the great opportunity to attend an “Immunity to Change” session lead by Dr Lisa Lahey, the associate director of Harvard’s change … More

The richness of different perspectives in an action learning set

The Power of Being Heard

In a review I read recently of the book “To Obama with Love, Joy, Hate and Despair’ by Jeanne-Marie Laskas, there was an … More

Action learning – your questions answered

Live webinar Wednesday 17th October 9.30 – 10.15am (GMT)   This webinar has now taken place, you can watch a recording of it … More

Sowing the seeds with action learning

Sowing seeds – from a single action learning programme to a Pan-European movement

By Alessandra Gariboldi Head of Research and Development at Fitzcarraldo, Italy 4 years ago, I took part in an international programme called ADESTE. … More