Workshop Facilitation Guide (CE4EUI)

A facilitator’s guide incorporating practical exercises, advice, and tools to conduct workshops. This is focused on the clean energy transition for EU islands, but is applicable in most communty settings with diverse aims.

Target Audience: Individuals or entities leading workshops centered around energy transition in EU islands.


Myriam Castanié


Clean Energy for EU Islands Secretariat


October 2020

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Who is this for?

This is designed for individuals or organizations looking to facilitate workshops focused on energy transition on EU islands. It is applicable to anywhere in Ireland

Useful Questions that the material can answer

  • How can we create a resilient and inclusive vision for energy transition in our community?
  • What are the key actions and resources required to realize our transformation ideas?
  • How can we effectively apply the thinking hats methodology to our island’s context?

·         What strategies can we employ to overcome potential obstacles in our energy transition journey?


The guide offers a comprehensive overview of workshop facilitation with a focus on clean energy transition. It includes practical exercises, advice, and tools necessary for conducting successful workshops. The guide addresses various aspects of workshop facilitation, from understanding island dynamics and developing a vision, to practical exercises and tips for successful implementation.

Additional Valuable Info & Insights

The guide emphasizes the importance of visual representations in creating a vision, suggesting the use of graphic facilitators or collages to highlight key elements.

It encourages facilitators to mentally prepare participants for potential roadblocks in the energy transition process, fostering a resilient and proactive mindset.

Key words

Workshop Facilitation, Energy Transition, Island Community, Stakeholder Engagement, Vision Development, Action Planning, Community Building, Collaboration, Practical Exercises, Adaptability

Engaging Guide

Rated 5.0 out of 5
January 29, 2024

It’s practical yet inspiring, suitable for both beginners and seasoned facilitators.