[Sust-mar] Facilitation Skills Workshop - Nov 18, Halifax, NS

ACIC info at acic-caci.org
Mon Oct 31 21:07:02 EST 2005

The Atlantic Council for International Cooperation (ACIC) is hosting an
exciting workshop titled: "Facilitation Skills - Being Prepared, Being
Present, Being Skilled", to be held in Halifax, NS on Friday, November 18th,
2005.  The deadline for registration is Friday, November 11th.  The
registration form is attached, and can be returned by email to
info at acic-caci.org.  The registration form can also be found online at

This practical, high-energy course will help participants build on
current—and develop new—knowledge, skills and confidence related to

Through discussion, exercises, practice and feedback, this workshop will
focus on:
* Basic characteristics and skills of an effective facilitator and a
personal plan to integrate and improve them
* Strategies for creating positive, participatory learning environments and
effectively managing discussion
* Ways to address individual learning styles through workshop
design/facilitation staying balanced (talking and listening, being active
and being receptive, tuning in)
* Common facilitation challenges ... and practical strategies for
successfully dealing with them

Place: Board Room (1st floor), Canadian Red Cross Building, 1940 Gottingen
Street, Halifax, NS

Date and Time: Friday, November 18, 2005, 9:00 am to 4:30 pm

Workshop Animator: George Chandler, Canadian Red Cross

Registration fee: ACIC members $15; non-members $55 - Lunch Provided.

Seats are limited. Please pre-register before Friday, November 11.

For further information please contact Jessica Dubelaar at
info at acic-caci.org or (902) 431-2311.
Workshop Animator:

George Chandler manages the Humanitarian Issues Program in the Lower
Mainland Canadian Red Cross in British Columbia. He has been doing global
education and outreach work with the Red Cross since 1996.

A key element in his public engagement work is training and developing youth
and young adult leaders who help mobilize and mentor others in taking
action. The highly interactive workshops George has created around social
action effectively blend content, skill development, personal growth, proven
education and training methodologies, and fun.

Prior to joining the Red Cross, George worked with Canada World Youth,
Canadian International College, and Rogers Community Television. He has a
Masters in International and Intercultural Management from the School for
International Training in Vermont.

Atlantic Council for International Cooperation /
Conseil atlantique pour la coopération internationale
PO Box 27025, 5595 Fenwick Street
Halifax, NS/N.-É. Canada, B3H 4M8
Tel/Tél: (902) 431-2311 Fax/Téléc: (902) 431-2311
E-mail/Courriel: info at acic-caci.org
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