Reflective learning

Action learning is the process of bringing thinking and action into harmony. Learning is a continuous process and is best achieved with an open, probing mind, an ability to listen, question and explore ideas.  Information on courses, news, events and case studies.

Guide and overview of conducting Action Learning Sets in groups.

Active Hope, book and online courses

Active Hope by Joanna Macy and Chris Johnstone, contains a variety of reflective tools and practices to “help us face the mess we’re in, as well as find and play our role in the collective transition …  to a life-sustaining society”

Theory U: Building upon two decades of action research at MIT, theTheory U process shows how individuals, teams, organizations and large systems can build the essential leadership capacities needed to address the root causes of today’s social, environmental, and spiritual challenges

Theory U academy

U.Academy offers online capacity-building programs for professionals from across sectors. Website with links to learning and training programs on particular elements of the larger Theory U framework.

A useful practice to integrate into individual and group work.

Health check tool for Transition initiatives

The Health check tool has been designed for Transition initiatives, and is a useful resource for many grassroots social change groups working on local resilience.

Resources suggestions and feedback

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