I’m sure many of you are seeing your newsfeeds full of discussion about what is happening in Ukraine, and how best to help. That desire to help is a basic human instinct, and the reason why many of our current
We had an exciting week of it, delivering an in house version of our Designing and Facilitating Hybrid events course. Up to 45 minutes before we were due to merge our Roomies and Zoomies into one beautiful whole, the Roomies
Short (90 min) taster sessions in virtual facilitation available while we organise our intensive (16 hour) course. Starting 29th April, on Wednesdays or Thursdays for 3 weeks. Places going like hotcakes, for some reason! Book your slot here.
Last year, I was commissioned, via Intrac, to design a micro (10 minute) qualitative data analysis course for Disasterready.org (providing free online courses for humanitarian and international development professionals). 126 satisfied reviews so far! The Arabic translation has just launched:
After twenty deeply satisfying years as a Framework member, I have decided to bring my career in consultancy to a close at the end of this year. Since making my decision I have been recalling the many people I have
I am currently preparing an advocacy training for a group of CSO grantees of the EU’s Peacebuilding Initiative in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories. The CSOs are diverse in their organisational type, size, and field of expertise and include
There’s a great review by Bruce of the book The Consultant’s Journey (Roger Harrison) over on Bruce’s blog, Motive Means and Opportunity
With our discussions in York of post-EU Referendum political events still fresh in the memory, I continue to be absorbed by the possible implications of Brexit for UK civil society organisations (CSOs), particularly those working in international peace and development.
We held one of our twice-a-year Development Days in York yesterday. We extended the format a little – arriving the previous evening and having an excellent meal at the El Piano vegan restaurant accompanied by a passionate discussion about recent
By coincidence, a couple of weeks ago, I was researching the concept of “othering” – “to view or treat (a person or group of people) as intrinsically different from and alien to oneself”. The evolution of this concept can