Liberating Structures

I had the opportunity to learn about 9 liberating structures at a PD workshop at Royal Roads University last week. As a facilitator and educator, I am always looking for what is new in the field and for new ways to engage participants. These liberating structures, although not necessarily new (Fishbowl, What So What? Now What?), are conceived and …

Art is all around us

I feel it in my fingers… I feel it in my toes… All of a sudden I’m surrounded by art-based projects, conversations, research and learning. Here are some of the things that are opening the doors of the arts world in academia and beyond: Courses at UVic The Cultural Leadership and Social Learning through the …

2010 in a nutshell

2010 was a year of changes and challenges: I quit my job at the University of Toronto, got pregnant, moved from Toronto to Victoria, and became a full-time student. Although these last months were tough, the year was awesome, and it’s worth highlighting the best of it: Planning and facilitating the workshops for the Leadership …