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Transition LAUNCH!

Formerly known as "Training For Transition" (T4T), this course is designed to give a detailed introduction to the most important skills necessary to successfully set up, develop, and run a Transition project in your locality. It is designed for people who are already in a group working to achieve this, or are thinking of creating such a ...

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In October 2007 the UK Transition Network training team launched a two-day course aimed at helping new Transition Initiatives to create dynamic and effective projects. As this course has proved popular around the country and beyond, the training team was expanded to include a larger number of people skilled in delivering this training. The course originators, Naresh Giangrande and Sophy Banks, created a 4-day in-depth Training for Trainers course for those who would like to ...

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Effective Groups

Effective Groups is a dynamic and engaging 2-day skills-building training for individuals and teams which covers key skills for collaboration, including creating systems for teams to work effectively together, developing an enjoyable and fair atmosphere to work within, making order in the chaos to find freedom within a structure, utilizing diverse perspectives as an advantage instead of a problem, balancing achieving goals with keeping your team healthy and effective, managing conflicting needs and paradoxes, both within and outside the team, and developing the skills & mindset to cross stony ground without falling out (or over) with each other!

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The Art of Hosting for Transition

Through the Art of Hosting (AoH) we are learning that a social architecture is needed to support citizen movements. In chaos. In complexity. Whether in response to peak oil, climate change, or other crises, this is an age that requires participation. Like Transition, The Art of Hosting is a commitment to working together and individually at scale on behalf of a world in significant change. It is participative process -- engagement as a system -- to catalyze shared perspective and action. It is large and small group methodologies that bring people into deeper relationship and commitment together. It is a set of models and world views to reclaim democratic process and action. Emergence, self-organization, and living systems inspire the work. Read more...