Endorsements of training and facilitation skills (2015-16)

 

Afternoon seminar on the civic role of the arts (Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation)

“Well-structured discussion.”

“Clear facilitation and helpful, responsive, proactive questions from the facilitator.”

“Felt positive, inclusive and stimulating.”

Various participants – mostly directors of arts organisations.

January 2016

 

Presentation on the Artsmark Award to teachers and school leaders

“You have a great presentation style which made the session enjoyable and included discussion and reflection time which I know was highly valued.”

Mary Heyler (Music Strategy Adviser, Sheffield Music Hub, Sheffield City Council)

October 2015

 

‘Sharing the Stage’ learning community day for Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation

“Great open and listening facilitation by Nick.”

“Clear structure and focused discussion points.”

 “Very inclusive event.”

Various participants – mostly directors of arts organisations.

June 2015

 

Series of workshops exploring attitudes to climate change (Sheffield University)

“Facilitation very clear and sensitive.”

“Great structure and energy.”

“Fun, interesting.”

“Found the activities well considered and engaging.”

“I’ve really enjoyed the sessions.”

Comments from participants’ evaluation forms

Spring 2015

 

Chairing hustings with political candidates prior to 2015 election

“I would just like to say thank you again for the time and care you took to make the Grow Sheffield Q and A event a success.”

Vanessa Senger (Director, Grow Sheffield)

April 24, 2015