Check here for our full schedule of courses this autumn. In addition to our usual locations of London, Manchester and Brussels, we are pleased to have scheduled another two courses in Dublin and a Group Facilitation Methods course in Cardiff! Even Lisbon and Pisa may be on the schedule too....!

Book now to avoid disappointment- bookings are already coming in...

There are still places remaining on our upcoming Group Facilitation Methods courses in Edinburgh and Manchester on 24th-25th April 2019. Book now and join those already registered for two days of practical, interactive and high quality training, taking away two tried and tested methods for working effectively with groups. 

Thanks to the efforts of ICAUK Associate Martin Gilbraith we are excited to offer our most popular Group Facilitation Methods course in Edinburgh from 24-25 April 2019 in partnership with Martin Gilbraith Associates. Please share this news widely! You can book here 

We are excited to announce that we are looking for a Training Coordinator to help us manage and develop our facilitation training programme. The post is Manchester- based, part time and for one year initially, with the prospect of extension and development for the right candidate. Go here for more details and to download the application forms. The closing date for applications is 6th February 2019. 

Learn to lead engaging online meetings that elicit innovative thinking and creative problem solving; Gain competency in designing and leading virtual meetings that engage participants in multiple ways; Build your confidence as a virtual facilitator; Learn tools and techniques to elicit participation, enable meaningful discussion and accomplish virtual work.

ICA:USA's eight-week online course starts January 10th. See further details.

We are pleased to announce our public courses for 2019, with courses scheduled in London, Manchester and Brussels from now until December 2019. Book before the end of December to avoid the (modest) price rise at the beginning of January

International Facilitation Week is almost upon us! Events are being planned across the UK with the International Association of Facilitators holding a Networking and Learning Day in Birmingham on 21st October. It is open to members and non-members and a great opportunity to meet other facilitators and share and learn with them. See here for details and booking. 

Continuing our partnership with Initiatives of Change Switzerland, we will be running two ToP courses in Geneva at the end of October/beginning of November. Group Facilitation Methods and Facilitating Organisational Change. For more details and to book, visit

We are delighted to announce that we will be holding two of our most popular training courses at the Blackrock Education Centre in Dublin, Ireland in December. Group Facilitation Methods will be on the 5th and 6th December, and Action Planning on the 7th. It is some years since we held public courses in Ireland and we are very pleased to be returning. We hope these courses will mark the beginning of ToP courses being scheduled regularly in Ireland. Go here for more information and to book.  

ICA:UK Associates Ann Lukens and Lesley Adams have developed a new two-day course designed to help independent facilitators to build up their business skills. Go here for full details and to book 

Catch up here with our latest news, including our work in the UK and in other countries in Europe and in Africa. We even have a story from Guatemala on how ToP methods are being applied there for mothers and young children. There is also an opportunity for you to help us gather information on the impact of facilitation: we ask you to share your stories of the changes you have seen as a result of you using facilitation in your work.

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