Peoples attitude towards volunteering is being transformed, with their willingness to get involved with volunteering during furlough and the opportunities to support, keep learning and develop. In our current situation with Covid-19 we are establishing new patterns and ways of working and caring for each other.
This month our topic is reflection as it is key to our learning and as we are more than half way through the year it is a good opportunity to stop and think about where we are, where we want to be and how we are going to get there. We are always encouraging reflection as it is a key skill that needs to be planned and a structured approach to benefit from fully.
The Leap Team have had one of those spontaneous, lateral thinking sessions. This time we were thinking about things that are good for you and what they have in common. For whatever reason, onions sprung to mind. Continuing professional development is similar to this humble yet versatile vegetable in many interesting and unusual ways.