DO YOU WANT TO DEVELOP YOURSELF FURTHER

WITH THE HELP OF AN AWESOME COMMUNITY OF

CHANGEMAKERS AND FACILITATORS?

NOW CAN HELP YOU GROW!

 

Using our experience, Learning Facilitation methods, and peer support,

we hope to create an inspiring environment for you to develop competences and skills

to make your work better

 

In the reflection groups, everyone is involved in learning and facilitating at the same time.

 

 

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FOCUS ON YOUR OWN GOALS
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BI-MONTHLY GROUP CALLS
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PEER TO PEER LEARNING AND FACILITATION
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ONLINE DISCUSSIONS AND EXCHANGE

WHAT ARE THE NOW REFLECTION GROUPS?

FOR EVERYONE

NOW Reflection Groups are a small community made up of diverse people working in different capacities, places and expertise levels, who want to develop themselves in some way

COMMUNITY

We will discuss common challenges of being a changemaker or a facilitator, inspire and learn from each other, support one another’s development, and expand our knowledge on issues, methods, and strategies for our work

SELF-LEARNING

You are the responsible person to set up your goals and decide the best ways to get there with the help of our community
 

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WHAT IS YOUR COMMITMENT:

 

Each reflection group has a cycle of 3-4 months.

The current cycle will run from September to the beginning of December.

 

During the cycle, everyone commits to attending two monthly online group calls (3-4h in total per month)

 

We also expect you to dedicate at least 2 hours per month working on your own goals,

that you chose at the beginning of the cycle, and at the beginning of each month

 

Everyone commits to contribute to the conversation in our online space (30 min per week)

 

Each month, a pair is responsible for setting a monthly theme related to their goals,

organising one group call, asking questions, and keeping our online space engaged

If you want, you can also engage in deeper peer to peer learning

(1-2h call per month with one other participant)

WHAT PEOPLE SAY ABOUT THE REFLECTION GROUPS

YOUNG

PARTICIPANT from the 2nd cycle

(March-July 2020)

YOUNG

“My life changed a lot in 2020, so, stopping for a moment and reflecting on my goals was a great self-awareness practice.

 

Plus, connecting with NOWers is great!”

YOUNG

PARTICIPANT from the 1st cycle

(August-December 2019)

YOUNG

“I became immersed in different reflections about changemaking.

Sometimes, I would look out of the bus window and see opportunities for action, while also investigating which skills would be useful to solve those problems.”

MOTIVATED

YOUNG

PARTICIPANT from the 1st cycle

(August-December 2019)

YOUNG

“What I developed the most was having more clarity about my goals for the near future in life in general and changemaking also.

 

I wanna keep going!!”

OUR REFLECTION GROUPS

The current cycle will run from September to December 2020

Subscribe to our newsletter below or send us a message to receive news about the next cycle!

 

 

Changemakers Reflection Group

(English)

First and third Monday of the month, from 19h to 20h30 (CEST)

 

This group is for you if you…

 

  • don’t just criticise but are also willing to change – the world and yourself
 
  • want to be inspired by and learn from others, active in different fields and different places
 
  • are curious to reflect with others how to adapt your changemaking to this new reality we are living in
 
 

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Annina

Annina

NOW co-founder and an educator with all her heart. She is passionate about learning, building peaceful and inclusive societies – and combining the two.

Hülya

Hülya

Loves to be a a learning facilitator!  She makes an effort for a livable world for every living thing.

Jeffrey

Jeffrey

When he says he “loves to facilitate learning” it’s not only for you but for him too! Learning, he believes, is something best done in community.

Johanna

Johanna

NOW-member and PhD researcher that loves to talk about ecology and social justice and do activities related to food (gardening, cooking, eating). Her main goal for the moment is to find ways to make this world a kinder place.

Groupe de Réflexion autour de la création du changement

(Français)

Le premier et le troisième Mardi du mois 20h to 22h (CEST)

 

Ce groupe est pour toi si…

  • tu ne te contentes pas de critiquer, mais tu es également prêt à changer – le monde et toi-même
  • tu veux t’inspirer et apprendre des autres: des personnes actives dans différents domaines et régions.
  • tu es curieux et a envie de partager des réflexions avec les autres sur la manière d’adapter ta création de changement à cette nouvelle réalité dans laquelle nous vivons.

Ici tu peux trouver une traduction en français des principales informations sur les groupes de réflexion

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Ghizlane

Ghizlane

A learning facilitator that brings positivity and good vibes all around. Get ready to find and work towards your better selves!

Oumaima

Oumaima

Learning facilitator that loves science, technology, and she’s passionate to create a positive impact in her community.

Facilitation Reflection Group

(English)

First and third Wednesday of the month, from 19h to 20h30 (CEST)

 

 

This group is for you if you…

 

  • facilitate sessions in-person or online and want to sharpen your skills
 
  • are passionate about learning, and enjoy self-learning
 
  • would like to participate a support network with other facilitators around the world

 

 

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Fer

Fer

A partner at Instituto NOW and a lifelong learner about group dynamics. Has interculturality at the heart of everything she does!

Guto

Guto

Can tell you all about bringing energy to your activities. He has experience with facilitation and teaching in both in-person and online courses.

INTERESTED?

TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PROGRAM YOU SHOULD:

 

 

  • Be someone who is creating or wants to create change in the world in any way

 

 

  • Feel interest in developing yourself in some way

This can be related to a topic, to a skill or to personal development

 

 

  • Identify with the NOW values of collaboration:

Endorse and commit to Human Rights

Reject of any form of physical or psychological violence

Be open to dialogue

Respect any differences

 

 

 

Send us a message to learn more about this program!

 

  •  I´m part of this project because I believe in the power of self-reflection in learning

     

    Fer

  • I am really excited to learn with and from my changemaker reflection group. We all need a supporting community to improve and NOW is a wonderful community to be part of

     

    Ghizlane

  • I love the insight, accountability, and sparkle the reflection groups bring to my changemaking. Reflecting together in a group is such a powerful thing – it keeps amazing me! –

     

    Annina

  • It’s an honour be part of this project, because I was in a group in the 2nd cycle, and I was touched from what I learned and exchanged with different people around the world

    Oumaima

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