Category Archives: Personal experience of action learning

Sharing questions and not cleverness: reflections of a newly accredited facilitator

A guest blog by Julie Luscombe, Head of Education and Training at Jersey Hospice Care. Along with a group of inspirational colleagues and … 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

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

Capturing the action learning journey - learning log

ILM higher level endorsed programme – your action learning reflective learning log

Participants of our action learning facilitator training programme often go on to complete their qualification with the ILM higher level endorsed programme. This … More

Encouraging evidence-informed practice through Action Learning

Janet Grauberg attended an action learning facilitator training programme in January 2018. At the time, she had just completed a Masters degree at … More

Action learning and emerging leaders

Action Learning for developing emerging leaders

Leadership is hard Leadership is hard, I tell my students. However, good leadership is really hard, and good impactful leadership is really, really … 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 helps managers of UN Agencies face daily challenges

Action learning helps managers of UN Agencies face daily challenges

I recently facilitated an action learning set for managers of United Nations agencies based in Geneva – these agencies included the World Trade … 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