Groupwork Centre Blog

From room to Zoom and back

Many facilitators deliver material with learning outcomes. Sarah Norton’s tips for teaching online transfer well from the face-to-face environment The COVID-19 pandemic has had a dramatic effect on teachers and students. Remote learning and teaching online have changed the role of teachers significantly. Teaching online is different to being in a classroom. Transferring from ‘room […]

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Seven top tips on thriving through change

Seven top tips on thriving through change   “It’s not the strongest species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the most responsive to change”  (US academic Leon C. Megginson, paraphrasing Charles Darwin)   Change can be unsettling, scary, exciting, frustrating, motivating, anxiety causing and more … sometimes all at the same time. As we […]

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The top five things that go wrong in meetings and how to fix them

Meetings matter. It’s here we bring people together to make decisions, set directions and find out what’s going on. Alongside their role as an engine room that drives our organisation or team, meetings are also places where we establish and maintain the culture of the group. If that culture is troubled, inevitably tensions surface when […]

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Want a qual that’s good for you as well as your work?

Simple image of two hands cupped around a single upright buttercup flower

Like a lot of people who choose (or are forced!) to work with groups, Ash Alluri arrived at the need to work on a deeper level in collaboration. He wasn’t interested in anything piecemeal; he was hungry for something in-depth, so he could really immerse himself.  Before enrolling in our Advanced Diploma of Group Facilitation, Ash had a […]

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