Ketso: a technology for creative group systems thinking
Joanne will discuss key principles of effective workshops, with a focus on creativity, taking a systems perspective and learning from the wisdom of the group. Participants will then Ketso to explore these ideas, and the workshop will end with a discussion of the way that principles have been embodied in the physical toolkit (of Ketso).
Joanne is a Lecturer in Planning and Environmental Management, School of Environment, Education and Development at the University of Manchester.
She is also the Founder of Ketso, a social enterprise spin off. Ketso is a hands-on kit for creative engagement, which has been used in 48 countries, with over 20,200 participants. In 2013 Ketso was awarded a commendation by the Royal Town Planning Institute for 'positive contribution to community engagement' and in 2014 was a finalist in the Praxis Unico Impact Awards. See www.ketso.com for more information.