Learning Labs


Learning Labs are hosted by CoLab Dudley to provide opportunities for people to explore and learn about creativity, social innovation, design, and collaboration. If you’d like to run a Learning Lab tweet @colabdudley or fill in the form below. See previous sessions listed below.

Learning Labs in 2017

Tools for connecting people in communities | 13 June 2017
From canvases to method cards, maps to microstructures, there is an abundance of tools available to access and use in efforts to connect people in communities. Kate Green from Dudley CVS initiated this exploration and sharing of tools practitioners in Dudley are using.

Leading for Collaboration | 15 March 2017
A down-to-earth exploration of the capacities, skills and practices that make collaborative environments work was led by Andrew Lightheart Read more

Being There | 14 March 2017
Nick Booth shared an unusual story about being there invited an exploration of what people can contribute by being in a place. Read more

Participatory City | 14 March 2017
Lorna Prescott introduced some of the research and thinking behind Participatory City and described ways we are learning from and using it in Dudley. Read more

Storytelling | 14 March 2017
TEDxBrum founder Anneka Deva introduced tools and tips for great storytelling.

Fail Forward | 13 March 2017
Zoe Holness and Kate Mayne bought a new toolkit from the global Fail Forward Movement to Dudley to help people address their fear of failing. Read more

DemoDev | 13 March 2017 
Led by Andy Reeve, this session introduced Wikihouse, which can be used for affordable self-build housing. Read more

Collaboration and community building | 18 January 2017
Collaboration coach and community builder Lloyd Davis shared his experiences and offered support to people.

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