The PowerPoint presentation that accompanies the Learning in Partnerships facilitator manual and participant workbook is now available on SlideShare. Presentations for the other three organisational learning courses will be uploaded soon.
Back in 2008 and 2009 I was commissioned by Olivier Serrat of the Asian Development Bank’s Knowledge Management Unit to devise and facilitate four training courses on learning in organisations. The subjects were ‘Learning in Teams’, ‘Learning from Evaluation’, ‘Reflective
A paper on Evaluation for Learning by a former Framework member, John Gray, gets some well-deserved prominence at USAID’s Learning Lab.
From time to time a piece of work comes along that allows me to pull together my thinking on a subject that really interests me. I’m fortunate to have that experience right now. Oxfam Novib have commissioned me to
Back in April 2012 I facilitated a workshop in The Netherlands for a design team of nine enthusiastic staff from Member organisations of The Leprosy Mission Fellowship. Their task was to update the way the Fellowship Members carry out their
It is a new year, and I am full of good intentions. One of them is to try to communicate more about what I am working on – so here goes. The last quarter of 2012 was taken up in
The Manchester United manager may not be your idea of a model for NGO managers, but in the field of M&E his example can teach us a lot. Monitoring and Evaluation workshops clog up very fast with jargon
Robert Chambers’ guiding principle for workshops, being ‘optimally unprepared’, comes straight from his commitment to participatory learning. The paradox makes me sit up and think: where can there be room for ‘unpreparedness’ in a workshop, and how do you measure
In a previous post I shared some first impressions about using audio. Now Keith Ricketts and I have had more time to digest and think about what we’ve learnt, and it’s opened up more new ideas. Here’s a few: Think
Just returned from the launch of my report on the Kings Hedges Family Support Project in Cambridge, with a speech by our MP Julian Huppert (pictured with the report). There was lots of birthday cake, and about 80 toddlers and