Learning Journeys CD-ROM is Back in Stock

  In 2008, I was sitting in a meeting of educators in the field of sports development. They had received some funding to create a learning resource for their students. They wanted to make a CD ROM about those who were exceptional in the field of sports and sports development, in order to inspire their… Continue reading

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Using Systemic Modelling to Support Student Teachers to Learn through Reflection

  Teacher Educators agree that its important for students to be able to reflect on their practice. Reflection enables them to make the most of their teaching and learning experiences. It allows them to develop personal and professional self-awareness so they are able to identify areas for development. A key issue is to help them… Continue reading

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When is Public Sector Training a Waste of Time?

So, this morning I’ve been asked to design a half-day programme for creating a culture of inclusion in a public sector organisation. The specific issue is addressing a problem of “Snowy White Peaks”; the majority of senior managers being older white males. My issue is not whether I can design such a training – clearly… Continue reading

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What to do when developing your team puts retention at risk

We are a small, relatively successful culture change company working on national and international projects. We support organisations to develop self-organising learning cultures, reducing conflict and supporting collaboration, even across diverse teams. Our people facilitate client teams to: Uncover how to work at their best; Co-coach one another; Unpack conflict; Chunk up their thinking to… Continue reading

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Engaging vulnerable adults to become more resilient – through Clean Interviewing

You’ve probably read the stories about vulnerable adults falling victim to scammers. Some people are losing their life savings, their sense of wellbeing and their peace of mind. The scammers target them through the Internet, door-to-door and through mail scams. A story about scams, the elderly and mental health, appeared in the Guardian just this… Continue reading

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