Category Archives: Personal experience of action learning

The CUED Approach to Action Learning

Action Learning with the ‘unusual suspects’: taking our experience to conference

With thanks to Julie Luscombe of Jersey Hospice Care for contributing this article and sharing her experience of action learning in the workplace … More

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