Resources: Personal Development

The Resources Library provides all kinds of interesting small articles, training and learning tools, research papers and ‘think-pieces’ plus other materials that are all free to use (for non-commercial purposes).

Becoming more employable – use this assessment tool

‘Employability’ has become a big issue for employers and a major hurdle for job-hunters, young people especially. Here is a resource that can help job-seekers and advisers and anyone who wants to improve their generable employability.  In some cases employers have been concerned that graduates with highly classified degrees do not have some of the

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Top tips for better home-based working and studying

Are you working from home or studying at home?  Lots of us are embarking on this for the first time.  I have chatted to many colleagues who work at home and I’ve been home-based for many years. I have distilled lots of advice into just five tips that will really help get you settled into,

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Remote meetings and teaching: a warm-up method

So much is happening remotely now.  We are all having to get used to relating to others at a distance, and participating in meetings, groups or teaching on-line in zoom, teams etc.   Some like this more than others, and we want everyone to participate and get the most out of on-line sessions.  Here is a

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Social Styles Diagram

Social Styles – which one are you? Merril and Reid’s work on identify social styles helps you to identify your preferred way of interacting – the style you generally display and deploy at work.

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Action Learning Foundation Workshop sample

This is a sample of activites provided for an action learning  course run for community development workers and managers. The ‘ALTogether’ action learning programme was featured as an example of good practice in the book Action Learning in Health by John Edmonstone and in Action Learning on Practice by Mike Pedler. Action Learning Foundation Workshop

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