Category Archives: Uses of action learning

The Socratic Method

Education is not the filling of a pail, but the kindling of a fire. Socrates Questions that make you think hard. Socrates, a … More

How action learning is supporting the decarbonisation agenda

In November 2020 the Northern Housing Consortium (NHC) held its annual Housing Summit.  Attended by a broad range of housing providers and organisations … More

Learning in Action: Action Learning in Humanitarian Fieldwork

‘Don’t be still. One of the most common mistakes when change is upon us is to take enormous amounts to time to run … More

Action learning and curiosity

Beware of the Panda

The only exercise some people get is jumping to conclusions.’ (Hal Elrod) ​A recurring theme in Action Learning is that of enabling a … More

action learning and transferable skills

Action learning and transferable skills

Many of us with action learning experience know that the key skills of action learning……careful listening, open questions, reflections rather than advice… transfer … More

How to weather a storm

Resilience has become a buzz word in organisations today, linked with wellbeing, positive risk, agility, adaptivity and sustainability. At an individual/personal level, the … More

Delberth Hemley – My life with action learning

“To be honest, action learning was a magnificent revelation, I have used it in many settings and I’m sure people I’ve worked with … More

When in Doubt, Pause, Reflect, Act

‘Don’t just do something. Stand there.’ (White Rabbit – Alice in Wonderland) It was 1 hour before the workshop was due to start … More

Conflict Resolution

A changemaker’s approach to conflict resolution

Conflict can lead to paralysis. It’s one of the most obstructive issues in the workplace that’s often be perceived as the most difficult … More

Delivering projects – co-operative teams work better

If you’re in charge of delivering a project, how do you ensure everyone involved is working together, in co-operation with one another, with … More