Category Archives: Publications

Challenges of scaling up action learning facilitator training for a global organisation

This joint article with authors John Heywood, ALA Associate and Sonja Antell, Director of ALA is published at Taylor Francis Online. The focus … More

Virtual Action Learning; the “Classic” Method

I’m writing this blog during the Covid pandemic, 8 months after the UK’s first lockdown. Many of us are now spending more and … More

Sowing the seeds with action learning

Action Learning for Social Action

Taylor Francis Online has published an article co written by Mike Pedlar, Action Learning Associate and co-founder of the Centre for Action Learning … More

Virtual action learning - reducing CO2

Environmental and economic case for virtual action learning

The 2016 Paris Agreement’s central aim is to strengthen the global response to the threat of climate change. The short version of the … More

Action learning contributes to UN work

The Global Land Tool Network (GLTN) is part of UN Habitat. It is an alliance of more than 75 global, regional and national partners … More

Action learning and Kinaesthetic learning

Get a Grip! Action learning for Kinaesthetic Learners by Chloe Osborne

Kinaesthetic Learners are one of the four different learning styles popularised in the last 20 years by educationalists and psychologists: Visual learners – … More

White paper: Evaluating Action Learning: tick-box exercise or powerful change process?

Author: Mandy Hetherton, Senior Associate at Action Learning Associates In this white paper, Mandy explores the challenges and opportunities in evaluating action learning. … More

Ruth Cook explores action learning for social and organisational change

Over 60 people from the education sector, community groups, arts organisations and schools gathered for The Advance Network phase two launch on 10 February … More

Action learning – high challenge and high support for project development. Young people, theatre, science & schools working together

Tony McBride, Director of Projects at Cardboard Citizens, explains how participating in an action learning set both challenged and supported his approach to … More

Walk Slow to Go Fast – How HEINEKEN uses the SEARCH Approach

An article by Dagmar Daubner, formerly Training Manager Global Marketing and Andreas Priestland, Organisational Learning, HEINEKEN, published in OD Practitioner, Vol. 44 No. … More