Facilitate Dialogue

DIALOGUE, in the context of a p4c, refers to a kind of speaking and listening in which people focus on questions, make suggestions in response to the questions and then analyse, explore, evaluate, compare, justify and challenge the suggestions. Participants such dialogues are open-minded enough to consider suggestions that contradict their own opinions and beliefs.

In this section, our contributors share practical ideas about how to instigate dialogue, sustain it and improve it.

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