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Key points
Key points

  • Background and development of Liberating Leadership

  • Brief introduction to the model

  • Progress to date and future developments

Leadership governance nss workstream
Leadership & Governance NSS workstream

Our vision is that leadership and governance are at the heart of organisational effectiveness, and that the success and sustainability of third sector organisations depends on how they are led and governed. Our mission is to build the capacity of support providers to develop, promote, and champion excellence in leadership and governance practices in the third sector.


Leadership governance aim
Leadership & Governance Aim

2.  Leadership Development: Support providers will be better equipped with new models and resources to assist third sector organisations to overcome barriers in accessing leadership development

Barriers to leadership development for community groups
Barriers to Leadership Development for community groups

  • Lack of recognition of leadership – cultural, language, ideological and personal

  • Context

  • Time

  • Cost

Key influences
Key Influences

  • Focus on concept of collective leadership rather than individual leaders

  • Community development values – a bottom up approach

  • Paulo Friere – recognition of existing leadership skills and abilities and need to start where people are already at

  • Saul Alinsky – focus on leadership to achieve social change

  • Contributions from Coalition members inc ECA

Issues during development
Issues during development

  • Challenge existing perceptions of leadership

  • Need to be able to describe how collective leadership in community sector actually works – focus is on trustees/management committees

  • Articulate why leadership is important for the community sector

  • Develop a practical programme for support provider organisations to support development of the above leadership

Key points

Understanding leadership
Understanding Leadership

To liberate leadership, first you have to understand it

  • Explore views and experience of leadership

  • Challenge jaded assumptions

  • Explore the meaning of leadership

Applying principles leadership in the community sector means


being participative

being accountable

enabling others

building a vision

Taking action for social change:

tackling exclusion

building bridges

taking a stand

acting with enterprise

Applying Principles - leadership in the community sector means;

Applying principles
Applying Principles -

  • Exploring values as the basis for motivations and actions

  • Understanding the principles that underpin leadership

  • Using the principles as guidance on how to do leadership

  • Adopting the principles as a framework for leadership

Liberating leadership toolkit
Liberating Leadership toolkit

  • To accompany the training programme

  • An introduction to the new model and how to use with groups

  • Includes 29 participatory tools to use with groups or an open workshop

  • Further resources and reading

  • Website with discussion forums and additional downloads

Liberating leadership training programme
Liberating Leadership training programme

  • For development workers of support provider organisations

  • 3 day programme (2 day residential plus 1 day)

  • Introduction to Liberating Leadership model and toolkit

  • Try out using some of the tools that have been developed

  • Feedback session on using the tools with groups where they can learn from each other’s experience

  • Equip them with a model and resources to organise a short workshop about leadership or work 1:1 with a group

Progress to date
Progress to date

  • SKiLD (NAVCA) delivering the training programmes

  • 2 successful programmes so far and another next week

  • Limited impact on groups as DW still working out how to use tools

What next
What Next?

  • Launching Liberating Leadership – 20th Nov

  • National training programmes planned for Nov, Jan & Feb

  • Starting to plan regional training programmes for 2010

  • Partnering with Coalition members to deliver training programmes to particular sub-sector support providers where appropriate

  • Interested in ideas about how to develop Liberating Leadership for the future

Key points

  • Hazel Capper

  • Leadership and Governance Programme Manager

  • T 020 7336 9424

  • E

Community sector coalition
Community Sector Coalition

A voice for the community sector.

CSC is a coalition of national umbrella organisations whose work focuses on the community sector who want to champion the unique contribution that the community sector brings to civil society.

Csc aims
CSC Aims

  • To campaign for policy change that will benefit the community sector

  • To deliver a programme of research and learning about the community sector

  • To enable members to share information and identify priorities for collective action

Csc members










Advice UK

Community Matters


Urban Forum

Community Foundation Networks

CSC Members

  • DTA

  • ECA

  • FbRN

  • FCDL


  • Mind



  • TPAS

  • VAN

Key areas of work
Key Areas of Work

  • Representation (Third Sector Partnership Board & NI4 delivery group and Ministerial Task Force on Climate Change, Third Sector Research Centre Advisory Board)

  • Responding to consultations

  • Compact Refresh

  • Celebrating EAC

  • Leadership and Governance NSS

Eca and the coalition
ECA and the Coalition

Mutually supportive relationship – Coalition benefit from expertise in adult learning and ECA from support of broader Coalition

  • nominate Coalition representative on DIUS National Advisory Forum on informal adult learning

  • leading EAC deliverer, innovator, collaborator

  • Global reach – Ministers and EU

  • Cunning plans – letters of influence

  • Joint bids

Future developments
Future developments

  • Developing a Manifesto document

  • Writing Strategic Plan for 2010-13

  • recruiting for a new Chair

  • reviewing our hosting/constitution

  • encouraging sector collaboration to address climate change issues