The material we have been discussing thus far lends itself particularly well to group work and practical ideas will probably have been ocurring to you as we have been going through. Consistent with our approach to modelling the integration of theory and practice, we would like to share some examples of our own work to help with this process.
1/ Career Ethics
This session is designed to help participants identify and consider contrasting work ethics i.e. work as self-fulfilment vs work as a means to an end. Click on the link and scroll to pages 15-17.
2/ Working Roles
This session is designed to help participants name and evaluate a range of workplace roles from plodders and pragmatists to heroes and ritual masters. Click on the link and scroll to pages 29-31.
3/ Managing Stories
This session is designed to help participants describe and analyse three types of workplace story: societal, organsiational and individual. Click on the link and scroll to pages 32-34.
This series of three short (90 min) sessions were offered to participants in a community (church) based setting to look at their gifts and calling, using a series of activities from Francis Dewar's work 'Live for a Change'. Click on the link for an overview of each session.
5/ Calling or Career
This session was written for a student faith based society interested in exploring calling and career development in relation to their faith perspective. Click on the link to see full session notes including learning outcomes.
Please share your ideas on potential group work topics in the forum. We will share more examples of group work practice during the workshop and perhaps try some!