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Way of Council

Best council place up to date, on Culbin Beach in Scotland.

Council is a non hierarchic and co-operative form of communication for groups, relationships and self that puts important focus on the listening. In Council it is given to practice this active listening to the stories we hear and to expressing responsibly our own that needs to be told.

“Society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in.”

― Anonymous Greek Proverb


The 10th ECN Gathering happened this year in Belgium

November 1st evening till November 5th after lunch.
Many workshops and events, before during and after including;
Council in Schools, Council in Organisations & Advanced Training
Governance Day, Mentoring Day, Games and social activities
for adults and children

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Teal structures

Started by Rob Dreaming. Last reply by Frédéric PJIE Feb 28, 2017. 1 Reply

Since we presently don't have a spiral, opening a discussion to explore what impacts this has, how to manage, keep integrity of the network etc, here is an example of a similar mode of operating called a teal structure. Can find out more at this…Continue

Tags: of, way, council, structures, Teal

U.K. Gathering June 9-13

Started by Graeme Malone. Last reply by Graeme Malone Apr 19, 2016. 4 Replies

You Are cordially invited to attend a Council Camp in Aylsham , North NorfolkThe invitation is open to anyone who has received a minimum 1/2day training or more in Ojai Way of Council process or similar .ReasonNetwork with fellow UK Carriers of…Continue


Along with the many fires in Portugal this year, there have also been similar trajic losses of 1000's of acres/hectares of forest in California. Worse, is that the Ojai Foundation, birthplace of Way Of Council has been hit and badly damaged by these fires. Words for the Ojai foundation here...


As of the last gathering in Belgium, our network Continues to have no Spiral. In a time of listening and emergence as a network as to what will serve, a Purpose Working Group has emerged and will be re-examining the importance and meaning of our current statement, listening four times in the coming year to what will support in words our being, action and mission.


We will soon be adding a specific page for the CIS, Council in Schools. Meanwhile – Check this video for inspiring work in schools


Latest edition to the NING site is now the possibility to download past ECN letters. Check under the Resources tab.

May the council be with you!!




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