North West Cross Institutional Action Learning for Women

North West Cross Institutional Action Learning for Women

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North West Cross Institutional Action Learning in partnership with the University of Liverpool and Chester University.  A development opportunity for 13 LJMU women working in academic and professional services roles to develop leadership capability and overcome career related challenges. 

To view further information click here: North West Higher Education Action Learning Programme

The scheme has run for 4 years. Feedback from participants: “Benefits are, that it's not role specific, so there are a whole range of individuals with different roles/skills/perspective” and “It provides the opportunity to discuss issues confidentially outside of one’s own workplace and encourages more self-confidence and self-awareness.” 

The word cloud below shows the responses from past participants when asked to choose one word that summed up their experience:


What is planned?

Launch event on 23rd April 2018, to welcome participants, demonstrate the Action Learning (AL) process and hold initial AL Sets.  Following the launch, AL Sets will be hosted by the Universities on the dates below with AL participants from all three Universities.


Launch of North West Action Learning for Women  incorporating the first action learning meeting

University of Liverpool    23rd April 2019 10.00 – 1.00      

Second action learning meeting     

Chester University 16th May 2019 10.00 – 1.00      

Third action learning set meeting                                

Liverpool John Moores University 6th June 2019 10.00 – 1.00      

Evaluation and feedback                                                 

University of Liverpool 10th July 2019 10.00 – 1.00      


Register to participate

If you would like to participate, complete the online registration form on the web site below by 11th March 2019:

Participants will be selected on a first come first served basis



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