facilitation

Dynamic groups, dynamic learning

The only ‘Dynamic Groups, Dynamic Learning’ Creative Facilitation and Teacher Training Course in Australia that’s open to the general public this year will be at Crystal Waters Permaculture EcoVillage from 13th to 18th October. Robin loves presenting this course in...

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Brainstorming doesnt really work

Typically, participants leave a brainstorming session proud of their contribution. The whiteboard has been filled with free associations. Brainstorming seems like an ideal technique, a feel-good way to boost productivity. But there is a problem with brainstorming. It...

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Australasian Facilitators Network

The Australasian Facilitators Network (AFN) is a self-organising community of practitioners based in Australia, New Zealand, South-East Asia and the Pacific. Our focus is on working, learning and sharing with each other. We share a passion for facilitation and...

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How to build safety in a group

If the facilitator and the group do a good job of building safety, then the participants will frequently go out of their comfort zone in order to stretch and grow. This document outlines techniques for developing security within a group.

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Defining Consensus

This tool enables a group to arrive at a shared definition of consensus and to work together and strengthen relationships before dealing with decision-making.

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