Welcome to the Academy of Professional Dialogue, an international non-profit charity, developing Professional Dialogue™ in service of the wellbeing of society
About the Academy
Dialogue is a generative form of group conversation designed to dissolve fragmentation in collective and individual awareness and understanding, and to encourage coherent participation.
The Academy aims to:
- Inspire people to transform organisations and communities through Dialogue
- Acknowledge those who are engaged in effective Professional Dialogue™ work
- Support people who want to learn how to practice Dialogue
- Develop the breadth and depth of the whole field of Professional Dialogue™
Find out more about the history of Professional Dialogue™.
Recorded during The World Needs Dialogue! 3 Virtual Conference 2020
Recently published by the Academy
A New Kind of Dialogue, by Peter Garrett
A New Kind of Dialogue is a landmark in understanding the pervasive challenges of modern society.
It is a serious but easy read, written as a first-hand narrative that encourages dialogic thinking.
Online conference 2023
Our annual conference exploring Professional Dialogue™, attended by professionals from around the world, is our main event of the year. This year's theme is Your Organisation Needs Dialogue!
Join us online from the 30th October to 3rd November 2023.
Find out more about the The World Needs Dialogue! 6 2023 conference.
Free online events
We accredit courses for those new to Professional Dialogue™ and those wishing to deepen their practice. Our next courses are:
Tue20JunNext Generation of Professional Dialogue Practitioners
Tue11JulNext Generation of Professional Dialogue Practitioners
Wed18OctNext Generation of Professional Dialogue Practitioners