Facilitation & Training Approaches for Community Change
Manuals and Guides
Change management toolbook is a collection of more than 120 tools, methods and strategies which can be applied during stages of personal, team and organizational development, in training, facilitation and consulting.
Financial education for SEWA Bank members: A facilitator's guide. Ahmedabad: Shri Mahila SEWA Sahakari Bank. (1.76 Mb pdf)
Lawson, S. (1996).
A quick reference guide for facilitators.
Mathie, A. & Foster, M. (2006).
An asset-based approach to community development: A manual for village organizers. Antigonish, NS: Coady International Institute. (3.35 Mb pdf)
Mathie, A. & Foster, M. (2006).
Participatory monitoring and evaluation: A manual for village organizers. Antigonish, NS: Coady International Institute. (3.33 Mb pdf)
Project on Improvement on Local Administration in Cambodia (PILAC). (n.d.).
Manual on training needs assessment. (2.07 Mb pdf)
All about facilitation, group skills and group performance management, Free Management Library's resource collection.
Avoseh, M.B.M. (2001).
Learning to be active citizens: Lessons of traditional Africa for lifelong learning. International Journal of Lifelong Education, 20(6), 479-486. (STFX only)
Borrini-Feyerabend, G. (1996).
Collaborative management of protected areas: Tailoring the approach to the context. Gland, Switzerland: IUCN. (11.81 Mb pdf)
Braakman, L. (2003).
The art of facilitating participation: Unlearning old habits and learning new ones. (PLA Notes no. 48). (205K pdf)
Catalyst Centre. (n.d.).
Developing a strategic plan: Creating objectives. (2015). Community Tool Box.
Guevara, J.R. (2002).
More than a 'bag of tricks': Using creative methodologies in environmental adult and community education. Adult Learning, 13(2/3), 24-29. (STFX only)
Hadidy, W. El, Mathie, A., et al. (2005).
Asset-based development: Success stories from Egyptian communities. Antigonish, NS: Coady International Institute. (751K pdf)
Kaeter, M. (1995).
Facilitators: More than meeting leaders. Training, 32(7), 60-64. (STFX only)
Killion, J.P. & Simmons, L.A. (1992).
The Zen of facilitation. Journal of Staff Development, 13(3), 2-5. (1.90 Mb pdf)
Larson, D. (2004).
Supporting change through local action. New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 104, 39-47. (STFX only)
Mapa, R. (2010).
Community-based learning: Building capacities for change. Adult Education and Development, 74, 37-42.
McKimm, J. & Jollie, C. (2007).
Facilitating learning: Teaching and learning methods. (145K pdf)
Mind Tools. (n.d.).
The role of a facilitator.
Nuryatno, M.A. (2005).
In search of Paulo Freire’s reception in Indonesia. Convergence, 38(1), 50-68. (STFX only)
Olson, K. (2005).
Music for community education and emancipatory learning. New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 107, 55-64. (STFX only)
Pant, M. (2004).
Adult education and livelihood: Women as agents of change. Adult Education and Development, 63, 121-144.
Pettit, J. (2010).
Multiple faces of power and learning. IDS Bulletin, 41(3), 25-35.
Rafi, M. (2003).
Farewell Freire? Conscientisation in early twenty-first century Bangladesh. Convergence, 36(1), 41-59. (STFX only)
Rosewell, J. (2005).
Learning styles. The Open University. (812K pdf)
Sandhaas, B. (2005).
Community based non-formal livelihood skills training for youth and adults in selected regions of Ethiopia (EXPRO). Adult Education and Development, 64, 47-64.
Seya, P.T. (2005).
Adult education and African development in the context of globalization. Adult Education and Development, 65, 95-108.
Smith, M. K. (2009).
Facilitating learning and change in groups and group sessions. Published by Infed.org.
Tandon, R. (2009).
Making the case. Adult Education and Development, 73, 113-116.
The three types of learning. (2007, August 1). Retrieved from The Skills Portal.
Tisdell, E.J. & Taylor, E.W. (1999).
Adult education philosophy informs practice. Adult Learning, 11(2), 6-10. (STFX only)
Van der Merwe, M. & Albertyn, R.M. (2010).
Transformation through training: Application of emancipatory methods in a housing education programme for rural women in South Africa. Community Development Journal, 45(2), 149-168. (STFX only)
The World Café, Knowledge Sharing Toolkit's wiki page.
Yarosz, D.J. & Fountain, S. (2003).
Facilitating transformative learning groups: Reflections on Mexico and Highlander. Adult Learning, 14(3), 17-19. (STFX only)
Harvard Business Review, full text: 1922-current. (STFX only)
Badaracco, Jr., J. (2001). We don't need another hero.
Harvard Business Review, 79(8), 120-126.
Blenko, M.W. & Mankins, M.C. (2010). The decision-driven organization.
Harvard Business Review, 88(6), 54-62.
Collins, J. (2005). Level 5 leadership: The triumph of humility and fierce resolve.
Harvard Business Review, 83(7/8), 136-146.
Kotter, J.P. (1995). Leading change: Why transformation efforts fail.
Harvard Business Review, 73(2), 59-67.
Meyerson, D. (2001). Radical change, the quiet way.
Harvard Business Review, 79(9), 92-100.
Schwartz, T. (2010). The productivity paradox.
Harvard Business Review, 88(6), 64-69.
Stone, N. (1995). Leading change, changing leadership.
Harvard Business Review, 73(2), 16.
Vermeulen, F., Puranam, P. & Gulati, R. (2010). Change for change's sake.
Harvard Business Review, 88(6), 70-76.
McLagan, P.A. (2003).
The change-capable organization. T + D, 57(1), 50-58. (STFX only)