My next speaking engagement: Oslo, Norway!

Never been to Europe but that is about to change.

I’ve accepted an invitation to present 2 keynotes and a workshop in Oslo, Norway, at the Learning Festival conference. (25-26 April.

The invitation came from Ingebjørg (Conference convenor), a person I was introduced to, over 10 years ago while working at the University of Waikato. We connected then, as we do now with our shared interest in advancing the uptake of Appreciative Inquiry as a strengths-based strategy for growth and change. These interests are caught and taught in my book on Relational Leadership in Education (Routledge, 2019).

The other conference convenor was Professor Kenneth Gergen, the champion of ‘social constructionist’ theory and practice. I regularly draw on his work in ‘an introduction to social constructionism’ and ‘relational beings’.

Details on the conference can be found in the website which follows:

Til later, take care



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