Author Archives: Martin Eliasson

About Martin Eliasson

Ex. Coordinator for Goose-Network 2012-2014 and de-facto coordinator 2015. Resident program manager emeritus at Vässarö and generally a nice guy. Member of European Guide and Scout Centre Managers Conference 2013 and 2015.

ECMC 2017 – Thoughts on coordinating the programme

It is soon time for the ECMC planning team to meet for a weekend of planning and that is some kind of milestone. The general concept on how the programme of the ECMC is delivered is pretty stable I would … Continue reading

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Why then do utopian communities so often fail?

We scouts want to build a better world and scout centres are related to communities, so I found this article at AEON very interesting. https://aeon.co/essays/like-start-ups-most-intentional-communities-fail-why Food for thought. Why then do utopian communities so often fail? Interestingly, attrition rates for … Continue reading

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CMC 2015 Connection – The relationship between fun and informal learning

The theme of the CMC 2015 was Learning to Grow and an important part of that theme was centred around informal learning and education. I feel it was a highly important topic and well worth following up and so the … Continue reading

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CMC 2017 – Diving into Application Statistics

This post reflects the personal views of Martin Eliasson and not necessarily the CMC planning team. Dear Friends, I’m going to write a little today about my thoughts on the program for the upcoming Centre Managers Conference (CMC). I Have … Continue reading

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Learning to Grow – A Thousand Rivers

Right now, it’s about a year since ECMC 2015 which had the theme “Learning to Grow”. I’m going to use this moment to point out that we are half way to next ECMC and that the planning for the next … Continue reading

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Call to host CMC 2017 is out

This post is about hosting the next European Guide and Scout Centre Managers Conference in 2017 (CMC 2017). The call to host can now be found here (new link): 15th_cmc_call-to-host Hurry.

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Camp Staff Seminar 2016 – Early Invitation

Dear Goose Network Centre, This post is about the next Goose Network Camp Staff Seminar, which is to be held at Rotterdam in the Netherlands. You will find the invitation letter in the link just below. Goose_Invitation_2016 On behalf of … Continue reading

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