Archive for the ‘Facilitation’ Category

Imediate insight training

May 22, 2009

Project Description:

imediate insight facilitates unique (and necessary) insight into hard to reach policy areas – eg counter extremism and geographical areas – eg Pakistan, Afghanistan.

Learning Point:

Participants learn that insight is vital part of taking a strategic approach to communicating.

Organisation:

Imediate

Full case study: imediate insight training

Low Carbon Economcy – Michigan

May 22, 2009

Project Description:

Put a focus on the Danish Example, how to reduce carbon and create green jobs, in the State of Michigan

Learning Point:

Collaboration with decision makers and influencers on several levels and with different interests can take your message further then if only communicating with the ones who agrees with you or those in the highest level.

Organisation:

Danish Foreign Ministry

Full case study: Low Carbon Economy Michigan

Social Inclusion in Education – Brazil

February 23, 2009

Project Description:

To implement educational policies for equality in gender, race/ethnicity and sexual orientation in the classroom, by sensitising teachers towards the issues of discrimination and encouraging a positive appreciation of diversity. 

 Learning Point: 

The success of the project can be attributed to having approached it from the point of view of the participants (teachers), considering that they first have to deal with their own preconceptions (prejudice) before being able to deal with discrimination in the classroom.

 Organisation:

British Council

Full case study Social Inclusion In Education – Brazil

Writers forum at Jebel Barkal – Sudan

February 23, 2009

Project Description:

Work with Sudanese artists and writers to help them to understand and overcome the conflicts which have scarred their country for the past fifty years.

Learning Point:

Resonance; the careful choice of location resonated with the participants and later with the media to ensure wider impact for the programme. The facilitative approach, providing opportunity for engagement amongst Sudanese artists created a means to create a positive experience of the UK while focusing on Sudanese needs rather than on the UK.

Organisation:

British Council

Full case study Writers Forum at Jebel Barkal