Facilitation methods: débates, videos, collaborations, publications..
We are following the agreements of Syros (first meeting of the Facilitation Committee) to weave the Charter work into existing organizations and socio-professional groups, to raise awareness of the concept of responsibility and discuss it as widely as possible.
1. Interviews with small groups from different sectors to discuss and receive feedback on the Charter text.
Evaluation : an effective way of inviting engagement in the Charter principles. At this stage, partnering in projects is valued as a manifestation of an ethic and practice of responsibility , more than a text alone.
2. Presentation of film material
Evaluation : Effective in bringing the international context to life and making it visual, and for initiating points of discussion.
3. The provision of hospitality accompanying presentation of the Charter facilitates positive energy and engagement in Charter discussion. This is a characteristic aspect of Maori and Pacific cultures which is increasingly adopted by the wider population
Evaluation : A key method for positive engagement. Associates the Charter with hospitality, generosity, care and respect.
4. Partnership and Collaboration in projects
Evaluation : Collaboration in projects is a key method of introducing the Charter, and its success lies in shared interests and outcomes.
5. Academic Writing
Evaluation : Appeals to writers and academics with an interest in Responsibility. Incorporation of responsibility into academic papers and conference presentations is a valuable and effective vehicle for dissemination.
Theoretical development of the notion of responsibility in particular fields of work, such as education, management, governance, would enhance a development of a praxis of responsibility.
6. Feature articles, newspaper, journal writing
Evaluation : Excellent means of dissemination for wider readership. Facilities wide range of issues being linked to responsibility.