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Intermediate Community Development Course, Institute of Community Development, 28-29 October, 2013

28 Oct 2013 - 12:00am
29 Oct 2013 - 5:00pm

Become more confident in designing and faciliting community development programs and activities. Courses are based on practical examples of supporting communities to creatively follow their passion for social justice, peace, sustainability & human rights. More information available in the attached flyer.

Introductory Community Development Course, Institute for Community Development, Melbourne, 21-22 October 2013

21 Oct 2013 - 9:00am
22 Oct 2013 - 5:00pm

Become more confident in designing & facilitating community development programs & activities. The course is based on practical examples of supporting communities
to creatively follow their passion for social justice, peace, sustainability & human rights. Further information is available in the attached flyer.

An Evaluation Inquiry Framework for Life, Yoland Wadsworth, Brisbane, Australia, 3 September 2013

3 Sep 2013 - 12:00am

This is a one-day fee-paying workshop being facilitated by Yoland Wadsworth on living systems/action research inquiry (with an evaluation focus) in the lead up to the national evaluation conference in Brisbane on Tuesday 3 September. Brochure attached. For registering:

Foundations of Facilitation, Bob Dick, Brisbane, Australia, 20-21 July.

20 Jul 2013 - 9:00am
21 Jul 2013 - 5:00pm

On the weekend of 20-21 July 2013 I'm offering a two day skills-
oriented experiential workshop "Foundations of facilitation" in

If you have colleagues or clients whom you think it will benefit,
I'd be grateful if you'd bring it to their attention. It's priced
at $660 ($600 + GST) and for deserving cases we also offer a small
number of half price bursaries.

The content will be negotiated with participants. I'll be using
action research principles and processes to fine tune the workshop
as it progresses. If you know something of my style you can
probably guess that it will be experiential and participative,

ALARA Conversation, Supporting ourselves and each other during changing and uncertain times, Di Seekers, Brisbane, 11 July 2013

11 Jul 2013 - 5:30pm
11 Jul 2013 - 8:00pm

We will explore the various ways Action Learning [AL] and Reflective Practice can assist with the development of new and innovative ways of operating, communicating and delivering services. Current government examples will be used to illustrate the use of AL in service development, and delivering change support processes, and Reflective Practice will be discussed in the context of staff support during volatile and uncertain times. Links between AL and Cynfin Leadership in Uncertainty will also be touched on.

Where: Moreno Collegium,
45 Clarence St Coorparoo 4151

Online Action Research Course with Bob Dick

15 Jul 2013 - 12:00am
15 Jul 2013 - 11:59pm

Twice a year, ALARA sponsors an online action research course by email. The next course begins in mid July, with orientation material sent out in very early July.

To inspect an earlier and incomplete version of the course on the web, go to and to subscribe to the course email Bob Dick and ask for a subscription form.

ALARA is pleased to be sponsoring Bob's program, now in its 19th year, which means this is the 38th time it has been offered (35 of those programs sponsored by ALARA).

Action Research Human Inquiry for (more truly) living systems, 19 & 20 July and 2 & 3 August, Oases Graduate School, Melbourne

19 Jul 2013 - 9:00am
3 Aug 2013 - 5:00pm

Dear friends and colleagues,

A new short course on action research – using the living systems inquiry synthesis to strengthen and deepen the insights possible from this familiar approach – is being offered in July-August this year.
Your involvement or support by forwarding the attached to people you think would find it valuable would be much appreciated.

Many thanks,

p.s. if you won't be coming to the course but after having a look at the website* would like a copy of the book at a discount (by arrangement with Allen & Unwin because you know the author) a community networks order form is attached as well.

First Global Conference on Research Integration and Implementation, 8-11 September, Canberra Australia and Online

8 Sep 2013 - 9:00am
11 Sep 2013 - 5:00pm

First Global Conference on Research Integration and Implementation

Walking Together, A Sustainable and Inclusive Future - Thought Leadership Circles, 20 June, Preston, Vic, Australia.

20 Jun 2013 - 6:00pm
20 Jun 2013 - 9:30pm

Indigenous Leadership Network Victoria invites you to participate in an evening of cross-cultural thought-leadership circles to explore our shared future.
Using an intercultural, collaborative approach this event will bring together leaders from across cultures and sectors for an interactive evening. Offering an inclusive space to explore forward-thinking, the thought-leadership circles aim to open and support pathways for our shared success.

See attachment for details.

National Indigenous Health Conference, Cairns, 25-27 November.

25 Nov 2013 - 9:00am
27 Nov 2013 - 5:00pm

While not a conference with an Action Learning / Action Research focus, the content of this event might be of interest to members who work with Indigenous Communities.

MEES Australia in cooperation with the Eduarda Foundation, Inc. launches the 2013 National Indigenous Health Conference to be held in Cairns on the 25th – 27th November, 2013. The overwhelming response of the Call for Papers clearly indicates the interests of organizations and individuals working in the field of Indigenous Health to improve the Indigenous people’s health throughout this nation.

Within ten weeks of first publishing the event, we've received dozens of papers from every states and territories and registration numbers are also filling fast; hence, we encourage anyone who wishes to attend the conference to register as soon as possible. More than 80 % of the submitted papers are from community based organizations, wishing to share successes in programs implemented within their communities.

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