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 +====== Action Learning Sets ======
 +===== Brief Description =====
 + ​Action Learning (AL) is a powerful approach for working on difficult problems in professional practice and helps set standards for good practice in organizational learning.\\ ​ AL sets are **structured mechanisms for working in small groups** to address complicated issues.\\ ​ The groups or teams are made up of between **six and eight people** who meet together regularly over a reasonable time period and ‘present’ and collectively work on problems faced in ongoing practice.\\ ​ The Action Learning process is a cyclical one, giving each member the opportunity to present a problem and comment on others.\\ \\ 
 +===== History =====
 + (if applicable)\\ \\ \\ \\ 
 +===== When to use =====
 + They are most often used while undertaking a task, activity, or project, including the design of a project or activity before it happens.\\ ​ You can use Action Learning Sets with members of your project or program team or with colleagues in other organizations. The key is everyone'​s commitment to meeting regularly for ongoing learning, support, and professional development.\\ \\ 
 +===== How to use =====
 +{{files/​SA.jpg|SA.jpg}}\\ \\  This approach offers participants an opportunity for personal development;​ it improves problem solving and questioning / listening skills; it helps participants tackle complex tasks; it allows participants to learn from other organizations facing similar challenges.\\ \\ 
 +===== Tips and Lessons Learnt =====
 + (add yours)\\ \\ 
 +===== Examples & Stories =====
 + (add your story)\\ \\ 
 +===== Who can tell me more? =====
  
 + 
 +  * MariaGrazia Rocchigiani (MariaGrazia.Rocchigiani [at] fao.org)
 +\\ \\ \\ 
 +===== Related Methods / Tools / Practices =====
 +\\ \\ 
 +===== Resources =====
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 +  * [[http://​www.odi.org.uk/​Rapid/​Tools/​Toolkits/​KM/​Action_learning.html|ODI Toolkit, Rapid Research and Policy Development,​ Tools for Knowledge and Learning, 2006]]
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 +  * FAO IMARK module “Knowledge sharing for development"​
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 +  * http://​www.fao.org/​elearning/#/​elc/​en/​course/​EXCAP
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 +===== Tags =====
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 +===== Photo or image credits =====
 + If you included any photos or images, please put the source or photo credit here\\ \\ 
 +===== Page Authors =====
 + If you started this page or made a contribution and would like visibility (and recognition) for your work, sign your name here!
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