Listen to short clips of three of our speakers on the projects they’ll be talking about at the Conference

August 18, 2016

We are pleased to share three short audio clips from some of the speakers at the IFAL conference on Tuesday 27 September 2016 in London. To book a place or for more details about the Conference, please visit the IFAL Conference webpage.


Lynne Hale – Using action learning to support leaders and social entrepreneurs in the community

Lynne will share her experience of setting up, and working with participants in, community action learning projects. She will reflect on her own personal learning and the outcomes for participants in their life and work.

Listen to Lynne’s short audio clip here


Stephen Moss – Working with the LankellyChase Foundation (working as an Associate of Action Learning Associates)

Stephen’s work involved working with project leaders to tackle severe and multiple disadvantage through funding system-changing projects. Stephen will explore difficulties around systems leadership and the challenges of influencing wider commissioning systems and then invite workshop participants to explore these themes in their own practice.

Listen to Stephen’s short audio clip here.


Adrian Nixon – Unexpected outcomes from working with the Chief Executives of several different charities

Adrian will present a case study that began as a series of action learning sets for Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) of third sector organisations in West Yorkshire, UK. The action learning sets were highly successful, however the CEOs realised that some of the issues they were dealing with were bigger than any one organisation. A new multi-organisation approach was created that extended action learning principles to help organisations cooperate and address societal issues together. The work was so well received it became a case study for a Cabinet Office report for the UK Government. The workshop will give delegates an opportunity to engage with the model, draw conclusions, and compare these with what actually happened.

Listen to Adrian’s short audio clip here.

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