FNS was recognised by the Association for Public Affairs (APA) for being the facilitation sponsor for the APA SG100 COMPASS (Conversations on Measures of Progress for our Aspirational Singapore Society) (Youth Edition). Our volunteer facilitators assisted with facilitation in some segments in the SG100 conversations.
Process facilitation is a great way to manage conflicts. It offers a fresh approach that can resolve the issue in less time. It also promotions better communication skills and that is a key part of conflicts being reduced or eliminated. Many of the methods used for managing conflicts right now aren’t efficient enough. They may take too long or they may not get to the core of the real issues.
Basically for planning any youth activities you want to do 3 things, Engage, Experience and End. To engage is to set the tone with clear and eloquent instructions. Then the learning must be something experienced. When they are actively involved they will have more chance of concentrating and remembering.
Have you ever sat in a meeting where you wished you had not turned up? If you are reading this, my guess is you had. Or you may even be the one who had called for the meeting and regretted it after the meeting got started.
No one is born with all the essential leadership qualities. Becoming a good leader requires important leadership skills. Learning and developing good leadership skills as a student leader will serve the student well when they leave a learning environment and step into the business world.
Seven mothers, a father and Robert (not his real name), a single man of 37, were sitting in a circle to debrief the day’s happenings. They were a little exhausted but also filled with pride and a sense of satisfaction for what they had achieved.