My subject matter [health and safety law] is very interesting [to me] but I have to admit that most people find it quite boring… sometimes even sleeping boring. In Gillian’s workshop I learned that it does not need to be sleepy boring. She showed me that there are better ways to train people and that by incorporating different techniques, activities and group work into my training material, learners interact more and consequently learn more. I learned a lot about myself and why I approach training in a specific manner. She got me out of my comfort zone and my learners are now reaping the benefits!
Stefanie Viljoen, Health and Safety Legal Specialist
Mignon Hardie, Executive Director and Trustee, FunDza
FunDza’s strategy workshop on Saturday 9 April would not have provided us with the purposeful and considered conversations we had without your intervention.
Zimkhitha Mlanzeli, Fanz Editor, FunDza
I loved it. Absolutely love it. It wasn’t as threatening as I thought it would be (strategy meetings always are, especially if you arrive late). Gill was amazing and in control of the space; that made me feel comfortable to speak my thoughts.
Andrew Weeks, Former Trustee, FunDza
I thought Gill had a light but deft touch, which is what skilful facilitation needs (in my book). Everyone seemed very at ease.
Mimi Pienaar, Head Practice Management, Masthead
Thank you very much for the series of facilitation workshops you facilitated during the month of August 2015. The kick-off was designing a workshop in a way that supports facilitation and adult learning rather than our typical
Gabriella Garnett, Human Resources Practitioner
Gill is a natural and gifted facilitator and her course on workshop design was invaluable to me. Even though I have had training design and facilitation experience, Gill’s course helped me realise to a new level just how powerful
Ruth Cornick, Head, Development Team, Knowledge Translation Unit of the University of Cape Town Lung Institute
I worked with Gill for 10 years developing what has grown to be an exciting health systems project that is changing the face of primary care. Her compassion, dedication, sense of humour and facilitation skills enriched
Christy-Joy Ras, Master Trainer
I attended a course Gill ran on designing adult learning, and it was very enlightening and empowering both professionally and personally. Gill is a very skilled facilitator with life experience that bolsters her training with