How paradigms impact our facilitation approach

by IAF Iran

In his book, Whose Reality Counts, Robert Chambers compares the two paradigms of “things” and “people” towards local development, together with the implications and requirements of each. This subject can have a great bearing on how we envisage our role as facilitators of participatory processes. We feel that aspiring facilitators need to understand how these… Read More »How paradigms impact our facilitation approach

Facilitating Experiential & Participatory Learning

by IAF Iran

More than ever, we are faced with complex challenges that no single expert or specific group has a definite answer for. To overcome these challenges, we need to learn from each other’s experiences. Facilitation has an important role in making experiential learning and participatory learning more effective. Join Aydin Yassemi in an interactive session to… Read More »Facilitating Experiential & Participatory Learning

Facilitation by design

by IAF Iran

The facilitators are expected to help the groups in addressing their problems. Design thinking is a well-known problem solving approach. Join Kaveh Yazdifard to get aquatinted with this approach and its application in facilitation.

4 Quadrants of energy renewal in online facilitation

by IAF Iran

Many of us have experienced more exhaustion after an online meeting compared to the face-to-face one. Multitasking, constant gaze on screen, stress over internet disconnection and silent environment etc. feel really draining. Think of the time when we’re planning for an interactive meeting. We’d like to make sure the participants feel safe to express themselves… Read More »4 Quadrants of energy renewal in online facilitation