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FoodKind - Providing food and compassion to refugees and displaced people in crisis

Christmas with refugees

Thanks so much to all those friends who were thinking of me over Christmas and gave money to support FoodKIND. I spent just … More

Webinar: Understanding Best Practice in Group Facilitation

21st November 2019 2.30pm – 3.15pm GMT Facilitation of groups requires a set of skills and competences to ensure that the session objectives … More

Live Webinar: Why a culture of continuous learning matters. 

Tuesday 21st May 2.30pm – 3.15pm BST This event has taken place, click here to view a recording. A workforce that is continually … More

International Womens Day 2019

Celebrating Women’s Achievements

International Women’s Day is a focal point for all the good work that goes on throughout the year, and around the globe, in … 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

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These are the latest extracts from our blog, a rich commentary on the world of action learning and its applications in the real world. You can explore this in full by following this link: Our blog

When in Doubt, Pause, Reflect, Act

Nick Wright writes...

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

FoodKind - Providing food and compassion to refugees and displaced people in crisis

Christmas with refugees

Ruth Cook writes...

Thanks so much to all those friends who were thinking of me over Christmas and gave money to support FoodKIND. I spent just … More

The Intelligence Trap

Sonja Antell writes...

I had the opportunity to hear the author David Robson speak at a recent literary festival. His most well regarded book The Intelligence … More

Conflict Resolution

A changemaker’s approach to conflict resolution

Nick Wright writes...

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

Sonja Antell writes...

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

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Best Practice in Facilitation

A one-day workshop that will take you through the skills needed to be a great facilitator. Working in small groups, you will have the opportunity to take part in practice sessions, using the new tools and techniques that we discuss, to practice new behaviours and embed core competencies. More

Action learning facilitator training for individuals

A 3 day course in action learning facilitation. Learn about the theory of how action learning works, and practice taking part in and facilitating your own action learning set. ILM endorsed. More

ILM endorsed professional development day

A day for candidates completing the ILM endorsed Professional Development Programme in Action Learning Facilitation or the new ILM recognised Endorsed Programme. Reflect on your learning, share … More

Doing more with action learning

A rich learning experience and one day practical workshop with Sonja Antell. Spend the day with other action learning facilitators exploring the myriad of applications for action learning, understand when and where to use it and leave with practical ideas for your own practice. More

Virtual action learning for experienced facilitators (CPD)

A course for trained action learning facilitators to learn how to deliver action learning virtually to distance learners. Expand your practice to attract clients from further afield. More

Action learning facilitator training, delivered virtually

Learn all the skills required of an action learning facilitator without the need to travel to our London Venue. This distance learning course will take you through the theory of action learning, and you’ll practice taking part in and facilitating your own action learning set. More

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Webinar: Understanding Best Practice in Group Facilitation

21st November 2019 2.30pm – 3.15pm GMT Facilitation of groups requires a set of skills and competences to ensure that the session objectives … More

CO2-World, Virtual Action Learning

Learning With and From Each Other: Action Learning lessons from around the world

Global Forum June 2019 In June 2019, Ruth Cook and I attended the 24th Global Forum on Business Driven Action Learning in Paris. … More

Global Forum on Action Learning

My head is buzzing after 3 days meeting action learners from around the world in Paris. The conference was a mix of global … More

Live Webinar: Why a culture of continuous learning matters. 

Tuesday 21st May 2.30pm – 3.15pm BST This event has taken place, click here to view a recording. A workforce that is continually … 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

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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

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

Leading the energy sector’s transformation toward a more sustainable society

Challenge To support senior managers on a talent development programme as they prepare for director roles in an organisation going through significant change … More

How A2Dominion Group transformed management capabilities

Working in the social sector brings with it its own challenges and pressures. Anything that can help managers perform better, feel more confident … More

Action learning team buiding in the engineering sector

Using action learning to deliver projects and build a team – Sandvik Coromant

Sandvik Coromant UK (part of a Swedish based global engineering company of real standing in their market) commissioned ALA to deliver a programme of project based action learning sets to help build on the success of a major new sales route as well as improve cohesion within the national sales team. More

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