MC Mtg March 08

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Massive Open Online Courses, on-going

16 May 2012 - 12:27am
27 May 2012 - 11:59pm

Massive open online courses, for facilitators of learning.

ALAR Workshop: Creating knowledge-expanding how we know in a participatory way, Cairns, Australia

25 Mar 2011 - 12:00am

A two-hour workshop WILL be conducted by Dr Susan Goff, a participatory action researcher. The title of the workshop is ‘Creating Knowledge: Expanding how we know in a participatory way’.

The workshop will be held in the Migrant Settlement Services meeting room, 1st floor, 68 Abbott Street Cairns on Friday,25 March 2011 from 3-5pm.

The workshop is free, but numbers are limited to 20 participants.

If you would like to attend, please RSVP to Robyn Lynn 40402 1190 or Michelle Redman-MacLaren on 4042 1878 by Thursday 24.3.11.

Martin Butcher's Community Engagement Planning Workshop, Brisbane

16 Mar 2011 - 12:00am
18 Mar 2011 - 11:59pm

In todays world those who will be effected by projects and programs

increasingly expect to be meaningfuly engaged in the decision making


These training workshops provide both the theory and essential

skills for project and program managers to identify and take a

planned approach to appropriately engage stakeholders in their work.

The course outcome is for project and program managers to gain the

capacity required to take a structured and planned approach to

community and stakeholder engagement in their projects and programs.

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Living Systems Seminar, NSW

26 Jan 2011 - 10:00am
26 Jan 2011 - 3:30pm

Wednesday 26 January 2011, 10 - 3 pm
"Pinehill" 317 Terrigal Drive, Erina, NSW.

As the speed and scale of change in social and other systems increases, established practices of strategic planning, goal setting and change management just don't seem to work. Individuals and organizations experience a need for adaptive and proactive change while paradoxically resisting change and seeking familiar strategies and known best practice. What new approaches are available to negotiate contradictory calls for predictability, stability, change and development?
Join a conversation which brings international scholars together in friendly conversation.

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Journeying with Story

11 Feb 2009 - 9:00am
11 Feb 2009 - 5:00pm

Bob Dick and Andrew Rixon are offering a one day workshop, "Journeying with story", in Sydney on 11 February. It will feature the use of story-based techniques for diagnosis and change.

You can download a flyer (with registration form) at

Or Bob will email you the flyer as an attachment, if you ask him.


Cairns AL/AR Conversation Meeting

1 Dec 2008 - 4:00pm

The Cairns based Converation group is holding it's next meeting Monday, 1 December 08 at 4pm.

All are welcome.

Full details are available on the attached flier or contact one of the organisers, Robyn Lynn  and Michelle MacLaren.


Brisbane Community of Practice Meeting

13 Nov 2008 - 9:11pm

The Brisbane Group presents Dr Fran Finn - Executive Coaching

Full details are available on the attached flier.

To attend the event please contact Joan Bulcock at  by 7 November 2008.

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Seminar on Living human systems thinking, University of Melbourne

28 Oct 2008 - 12:30pm
28 Oct 2008 - 2:00pm

Seminar for the McCaughey VicHealth Centre for Mental Health and Community Wellbeing, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne

'Living systems, epistemology and human relations in dynamic equilibrium' - Yoland Wadsworth sketches some mental architecture for seeing action research processes as the dynamic of complex living systems at any scale

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SPIRAL Meeting and Dinner, Melbourne

20 Nov 2008 - 5:29pm
20 Nov 2008 - 7:00pm

Final SPIRAL meeting of the year on 20 November
This will be a bumper joint meeting with:
ALARA (Action Learning Action Research) Victorian members
ARIA (the Action Research Issues Association) and
SPIRAL (auspiced by ARIA and initiated in 2002 by ALARA with ARIA and the AR Program formerly at Swinburne University)
5.30pm-7.00pm at Borderlands, 2 Minona Street, Hawthorn
followed by dinner

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SPIRAL meeting, Victoria

9 Oct 2008 - 5:30pm
9 Oct 2008 - 7:00pm

5.30-7.00pm. Seminar Room 410, Centre for Health and Society
4th Floor,
207 Bouverie St, Carlton
University of Melbourne
People who attended
the ALARA conference in Canberra will 'report in'
and discuss issues arising,
inspirations and themes. This is a joint
ALARA Victorian members-SPIRAL

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