Below are resources relevant to facilitators setting up and facilitating Action Groups. Some of these remain legacy RMPP Action Network related/branded, however are relevant to any peer to peer small group learning and support application. Some resources have been updated to B+LNZ Action Group relevance.
An overview of:
- RMPP Extension model
- Designing an extension programme
- Becoming a successful connector
- Becoming a successful facilitator
- Running a successful event
- Evaluating extension programmes
- Evaluating extension activities
B+LNZ Facilitator role description
Outline of the B+LNZ Action Group facilitator role description and the Code of Ethics
Small group learning module
Step through the learning module and gain insights into what effective small group learning looks like
A core set of Key Performance Indicators for measuring the performance of red meat farming businesses
Example pre-work flyer/template
Outline of pre-work for an Action Group activity (can be re-worked and changed for each topic)
Extension Plan template
Extension Plan structure/template used during RMPP Action Network. This is a tool to use for the development of an Extension Plan to guide any small group.
Getting a Farm Action Plan started
Action Plans play an important role to support farmers reflect on their group involvement and to document goals and actions to support them with making changes on-farm. This guide offers ideas on how to get a farm business to start their Farm Action Plan.
Action Group or Discussion Group
This flyer outlines the difference between the two
Deane Carson shares what he learnt from being involved in the Alliance young farmer pilot group.
Deane Carson talks about the benefits for his business in connecting and facilitating Action Groups.
Alan McDermott from ANZCO explains the value of Action Groups based on his experience so far.
Alan McDermott from ANZCO talks about key aspects of the first meeting of an Action Group.