I am honoured to have facilitated a panel discussion focusing on getting beyond the tick on workplace diversity and climate awareness. It was held at the Auckland University of Technology this morning as part of #techweek2023. The session was on Diversity and Environmental Awareness. A great panel line-up with students and industry exploring student expectations … Continue reading Panel on Diversity in the Workplace and Climate Awareness
Full Text PDF 324kb A chapter by Dale Hunter and Stephen J. Thorpe published in Wright, D., & Hill, S.B. (Eds.), Social Ecology and Education: Transforming Worldviews and Practices (pp. 89-100). Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003033462 Abstract In this chapter, The Gift of Presence in Groups, we describe our journey of discovery into the transformative nature of presence … Continue reading The Gift of Presence in Groups: An Unfolding Story of Transformative Learning
To effectively facilitate peer support and development groups requires a combination of intentionality, structure, purpose and a supportive culture. Peer support and development support groups work best when they are relatively small and contain six or less people in size. A small group of people that you consider are your peers can come together around … Continue reading Facilitating Peer Support Groups and Peer Development Groups
One of the comments that has been made of the Zenergy programmes is that they can have quite a profound and lasting change in the lives of people and in who they are. I had such an experience myself following this year’s Masterclass held in Raglan (Whāingaroa), New Zealand. This Zenergy master class has been … Continue reading Parental Transformation following Master Class
Online Group Facilitation Finds a Foundational Set of International Competencies. As an emerging profession, group facilitation has yet to develop a significant body of quality-assured research knowledge.