Establish new ways of looking, thinking and being.

Master new skills, attitudes and behaviours.

We specialise in the three intelligences of Curiosity, Creativity and Connectedness because they are the foundation of learning and growth and the pillars of individual and organisational development.

Curiosity feeds creative thinking and stimulates collaboration, creativity necessitates connections and  fuels curiosity, and connectedness leads to collaboration furthering both curiosity and creativity.

They are three parts of a whole and together they boost the ability to conceive new ideas, new ways of being and working, to imagine change, and to be fit for the future of work.

Learn with the Yurt Academy


Discover ideas worth exploring, skills worth building. We offer an ever-expanding array of subjects to help you and your team members discover new passions, learn new skills, and develop an intrinsic desire for mastery, insight and adventure.

For me

Small Teams

The present and future requires ongoing collaborative learning, cross sector thinking, and collective approaches to leadership. All of our masterclasses are interactive, face to face, and designed to create great opportunity for collaborative learning and team connection.

For my team


Promoting organisations with heart and head leadership at every level. Our masterclasses are designed to strengthen positive organisational culture, to encourage curiosity, compassion and courage, and to build an ecosystem approach to strategy.

For business
Interview Series

Co-Directors Alexandra Pearson and Bridget Rooth in Conversation

Bridget asks Alex: What are the roots of The Yurt Academy? Alex: I returned to the UK four years ago...

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Enabling Autonomy – The Benefits to Teams and Individuals

With its early roots in modern Humanism, the idea of autonomy has fascinated psychologists and organisational behaviourists ever since. The...

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Interview Series

Keeper Interview with Jo Godden on the Circular Economy

Could you please define the circular economy concept? Currently we work with linear economy or linear manufacturing where take, make...

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Latest news

Three Ways to Transform your Creative Thinking

We are all born creative, and then we spend many years learning not to be. So, step one is the...

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"This lively session provided me with a useful set of tools for thinking through any idea or problem. I emerged with my synapses firing!"

Catherine, Yurt Academy Student