IFAL in Conversation
is a new style of live online event that connects the best current
Action Learning thinking, writing or practice, from around the world in
an engaged informal format.
event lasts 90 minutes and take place on the Zoom platfrom. This includes time for the Conversation, Q&A
with the audience, followed by small breakout rooms for reflection and
further discussion. The event will be recorded and made available to
IFAL members in the Resources area of the IFAL website.
Our first IFAL in Conversation will be:
Transcending the Role: Personal Transformation of Action Learning Facilitators
Rosetta (Rose) Pillay from South Africa will be in conversation with Yury Boshyk
22 September, 2021 at 13:00 -14.30 BST online (Zoom)
THIS FIRST INTRODUCTORY EVENT IS FREE
Rosetta (Rose) Pillay from South Africa and IFAL Executive Member, Yury Boshyk will be in conversation about her experiences and new book. “Growing through Reflection. A Journal for Action Learning Facilitators” (2021).
and Yury will be exploring Rose’s Action Learning journey, including
the writing of her guided reflection journal for Action Learning
In the introduction to her journal/book Rose has the following comments:
we overlook those facilitators, mentors, coaches and advisors and
teachers who extend themselves for the sake of our development, without
considering their personal desire for the same. Therefore, this journal
is designed to serve the self-mastery journey of Action Learning
Facilitators. The aim is for you to feel energised and humbled by the
process, while approaching the idea that your presence awakens learning
in a space where stillness is your primary facilitation tool.”
journal’s objective is “to capture the fullness of your experience as
an Action Learning Facilitator" It addresses 10 themes: Resplendently
you, An Inner ‘knowing’, Surrendering to the process, Respectful
observer, Freedom through questions, Acknowledging greatness, Meaningful
connectivity, A Pensive way of being, Rudiments of courage,
Synchronised with purpose--and concludes with Beyond the set. For each
theme there is a QR code to expand on the content, including personal
activities for a deeper expression of Self as well as reflection
(Rose) Pillay is the Regional L&D Advisor for Africa (British High
Commission). She was formerly Head of Leadership Development
(Industrial Development Corporation), and Head of School – Leadership
Faculty, Chief Advisor – Executive Development as well as Finance
Manager at Eskom. Most recently, she is the Founder and Managing
Director of her consultancy, Panacea Hedging.
has a PhD (Action Learning), M Com (Leadership Studies), BCom Honours
(Accounting) and is accredited as an Integrative Enneagram Practitioner,
ILS Master Coach, and Action Learning Facilitator for Managers.
If you are interested in participating please sign up here.
CAFE IFAL: A Practitioner's Workshop
The Café IFAL virtual discussion forum is a place where Action Learning practitioners can share their experiences of using Action Learning in real situations. Everyone who comes along is encouraged to contribute to the debate in an informal ‘café’ atmosphere. The purpose of the forum is to join together to create, develop, and support communities of Action Learning practitioners around the world, and to learn and share with each other.
The format of this virtual event includes a brief presentation of a particular piece of Action Learning practice, followed by open discussion where we share related experience and create opportunities to learn with and from each other.
Sessions last 90 minutes and take place on the Zoom platform.
Numbers are limited to 20 people.
Costs are £10 for members and £20 for non-members.
All fees go towards hosting further event
Our next Cafe IFAL: Practitioners Workshop will be announced soon.