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Storytelling in a Writeshop

Storytelling in a Writeshop

For the past six months, we have enjoyed the enthusiasm and fresh perspective of our intern Ymke. In a series of blogs, she shares her experiences on the power of stories and storytelling. Part three: how to facilitate storytelling in a writeshop.

Storytelling is part of our DNA

Storytelling is part of our DNA

For the past six months, we have enjoyed the enthusiasm and fresh perspective of our intern Ymke. In a series of blogs, she shares her experiences on the power of stories and storytelling. Part two: there is no single way to tell stories, just use whatever you have.

Your story has value too!

Your story has value too!

For the past six months, we have enjoyed the enthusiasm and fresh perspective of our intern Ymke. In a series of blogs, she shares her experiences on the power of stories and storytelling. Part one: why everyone’s story has value. So does your story.

System World versus Living World?

System World versus Living World?

I hear and read it everywhere: the living world set against the system world. But this cultivated dichotomy undermines a successful approach to complex societal challenges. I prefer to think in ‘living systems’.

Researching a complex issue? Stop ‘collecting’ data

Researching a complex issue? Stop ‘collecting’ data

Research and surveys often collect experiences, stories and data. But what do you give back to the people you surveyed? By involving participants in interpreting the results, you get a better view of what is going on.

The beauty of resistance

The beauty of resistance

We often tend to ignore resistance, to pretend it’s not there. But that’s a missed opportunity, especially for a facilitator. Resistance has wisdom and potential in it.

What can youth professionals do to prevent radicalisation?

What can youth professionals do to prevent radicalisation?

In recent years, a lot of experience has been gained with the prevention of radicalisation and the role of youth professionals in it. For a Dutch ministry, we collected best practices, extracted the most important insights and described them in online magazines.

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