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Piloting an online course

Bruce Britton

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31st Mar 2012

I have just started as a ‘test-pilot’ for Edinburgh University’s exciting new online course entitled ‘Global Environmental Challenges’. Already I’m learning a lot about how to set up a small online community and make it vibrant (encourage people to connect

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Organisational values in practice

Catherine Squire

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16th Feb 2012

If you’re interested in helping organisations to sharpen how they put their values into practice, there’s a new report out called To practice what we preach: A survey of organisational values in charities.  Published by the Centre for Charity Effectiveness

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Reading ‘Poor Economics’

Catherine Squire

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12th Feb 2012

It’s been both enlightening and frustrating reading this book – the unlikely winner of the Financial Times/Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year award in 2011. The starting point is that policies to help the poor need to be based

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Exploring identity

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5th Dec 2011

Just finishing an illuminating book that Gopal (FW core member) lent me at our last FW retreat, “Identity and Violence, the Illusion of Destiny” by Amartya Sen. The whole book is a great exploration on individual and group identity(s) and

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Saturday 11 January 2020

Avoid this, by learning how to design and facilitate engaging, inclusive and productive online workshops. The long standing online training in virtual facilitation, on which Orla has been collaborating for the past 5 years, starts again on 16th January, and

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