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Development from within: September course

Effective leadership and personal action – a sustainable approach to Self-Directed Support

Residential retreat: 19 – 22 September 2012
Kagyu Samye Ling Monastery, Lockerbie, Scotland

This course is important for everyone who wants to play a part in creating sustainable social change – for example, community workers, social workers, health workers and, particularly at present, all those involved in implementing self-directed support in Scotland.

Participants in two previous courses considered the experience to be challenging, important and different to anything else they’d done. One said: ‘The course was genuinely inspiring. It challenged me to start with myself and change my behaviour in order to do my job differently.’ Another said it was the best course they’d ever attended.

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Development from Within: successful course

Despite Varun Vidyarthi being unable to participate in the September course in Scotland, all those scheduled to attend decided to participate.

Varun’s absence meant that participants had to work even harder to relate the lessons of Manavodaya’s work to their own situation. They showed they were equal to the challenge. Three days of intensive discussion and reflection left each and every participant determined to make a radical shift in the way they approach their life and work..