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Workshop Announcement at VCC Broadway March 14th, 12:00 pm -1:30 pm

Hello Everyone,

We are pleased to be able to offer a workshop at Vancouver Community College Broadway campus this month Everyone is welcome! Here’s the details:

Meeting: “Liberating Structures: Patterns of Engagement to Include Everyone”

Facilitators: Barish Golland, Learning Ecosystem Support and Solutions Manager at UBC Sauder School of Business; Leva Lee, Manager, Learning & Teaching at BCcampus, Brett Griffiths, VCC and VCC colleagues.

Date: Wednesday, March 14th, 2018

Time: 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Location: Vancouver Community College Broadway, 1155 E Broadway Room B2206

Please RSVP by Tuesday, March 13th, 12 Noon by completing this brief form.

Purpose

Come learn and experience Liberating Structures:

  • For newcomers: Introduce Liberating Structures as a way of engaging your students, colleagues, employees and team members in productive, purposeful, inclusive ways.
  • For experienced Liberating Structures facilitators: Explore ways to enhance your repertoire by learning new LS techniques and consider joining the Vancouver LS user group that meets frequently.

What are Liberating Structures?

“Liberating Structures (LS) are a growing collection of group processes and methods that make it easy and quick for members of any group to radically change how they interact and work together. Their purpose is to liberate energy, tap into collective intelligence, stimulate creativity, and get surprisingly better results by engaging people and unleashing the power of self-organization.”

Quoted from: Kimball, Lisa. (2009). Liberating Structures: A New Pattern language for Engagement. Available at: https://thesystemsthinker.com/liberating-structures-a-new-pattern-language-for-engagement/ [Accessed January 13, 2018]

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