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SevenSenses Academy

SevenSenses Academy

The SevenSenses Action Research Academy is all about learning. We offer several Participatory Action Research courses for anyone interested in applying Participatory Action Research (PAR) in their field of expertise or company. Below you’ll find all of our programmes of the SevenSenses Action Research Academy

PAR Practitioners Program

PAR Practitioners Program

Worldwide, SevenSenses conducts Participatory Action Research on all kinds of subjects, in all kinds of settings and in cooperation with all kinds of partners and clients. What this all has in common is the approach of PAR: empowering people to tackle complex challenges. Together.

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PAR training

SevenSenses offers Participatory Action Research trainings to a wide variety of audiences, ranging from companies to universities and from NGO’s to governmental bodies, and all in between.

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Training PAR including internship

When participants of our PAR-trainings wish to put their skills directly in practice in their field of work, SevenSenses is available to provide guidance throughout the PAR-process. Guidance can take place after finishing the PAR training or already start during the training term.

Focus groups using world cafe and appreciative inquiry methods, Healthy Cooking Challenge, 2015

PAR Methods training

Sometimes you just want to zoom into one specific PAR Method! Therefore, SevenSenses offers multiple trainings in specific methods of PAR. Here you will find all methods our experienced SevenSenses Certified PAR Trainers currently provide training in.

SevenSenses Challenge

The SevenSenses Challenge is a 12-week Participatory Action Research education programme for students, post-graduates and professionals who aim to experience Participatory Action Research in the field while at the same time working on their own personal and professional development.

Workshop PAR Guidance for Hogeschool Rotterdam

Workshop PAR Guidance

Universities and other educational institutions increasingly recognize Participatory Action Research as an impactful methodology bridging science and practice. More and more students choose to finalize their studies using PAR in the field and love it for the impact they can make with it in society or within organizations. SevenSenses offers workshops to teachers in how to teach, guide and supervise students conducting PAR



In addition to live trainings, we also offer short online sessions about different elements of PAR, such as organizing vibrant focus group sessions and different methods you can apply for effective brainstorm sessions.