The Circles Norms

At Circles, we have chosen to institute three norms, or agreements, by which each group will function. These are


Circle norms are key to creating ‘psychological safety’ and ensuring shared ownership of the circle. Psychological safety is a vital ingredient to enabling openness and vulnerability, which leads to increased connection between learners. This in turn builds a sense of accountability and increases the commitment of learners, enabling a strong and sustainable circle!