FOUNDATIONAL CHANGE CYCLE TOOLS
These resources provide foundational resources and core concepts to help progress your collaborative change journey and strengthen practice.
These practical and interactive tools are for hands-on use in your collaborative change practice. They are designed to help overcome hurdles and make progress together and are relevant across all phases of the collaborative change cycle.
Tools & Resources
Welcome to the Platform C Resource Hub!
This library of helpful tools and resources was curated from thought leaders and change-makers around the world. We are working continuously to add helpful information.
If you find something that you want to share, that fits into a specific Phase or Layer of the Collaborative Chance Cycle, please send a link to us here
This resource helps collaborators to identify and agree upon indicators of success using examples, questions to guide use, and additional resources.
This website provides tools and seminars about developing a shared measurement framework. FSG has a lot of great resources.
Step 3 looks at common patterns of behaviour that you can expect to find in these kinds of collaborations – and how recognising and talking about them openly assists partnering. Deep Collaboration is a way of working that was created by First Nations and other Multicultural Australians to find…
This video explores why being attentive to the atmosphere around the collaborative gathering – not just the content within – is important. Deep Collaboration is a way of working that was created by First Nations and other Multicultural Australians to find new ways to work and lead together.
Developmental Evaluation (DE) can be used to evaluate innovative initiatives in complex, dynamic environments, including a range of fields and international settings. Here is a webinar from the Tamarack Institute featuring M.Q. Patton and Mark Cabaj discussing Developmental Evaluation.
For a really useful explanation on the difference between shared measurement and evaluation, read the following blog.
This resource provides a framework for considering ethics, privacy and safety when engaging community members in design, research and evaluation activities.
This resource describes successful community leadership development programs through which governments, social purpose organisations and communities can help build leadership capacity.
A 3-part series of downloadable handbooks that walks partners through the process of assessing progress and impact, provides case studies and examples, and sample questions, outcomes and indicators FSG guide for assessing progress and impact with example outcomes and indicators.
This resource provides a comprehensive ‘how to’ guide for forming, running, and harnessing the benefits of working groups.
This tool will help you to map and interpret stakeholder dynamics in your initiative. This tool can be useful at the start of an initiative when you are working out the ‘lay of the land’, if things go wrong, if there is conflict, or if you are not making progress.
This tool will help you to identify: • Factors that have contributed to the change you seek. • Evidence demonstrating the contribution. • The strength of the contribution. • Identify new means of and opportunities to exercise leadership.
This resource will help you gain peer input into responding to a current challenge, surfacing assumptions, identify new opportunities, and identify common patterns and themes in the work of community change.
This resource helps collaborators to scope a Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) plan for place-based initiatives, drawing on Clear Horizon’s standard MEL planning tools.
A Place-based Evaluation Framework and Toolkit, co-commissioned by the Department of Social Services and Queensland Government Department of Communities, Disability Services and for evaluating place-based delivery approaches. The toolkit has over 80 methods and tool to choose from.
This resource will help you clearly articulate your ideas, identify key benefits for specific stakeholders, and reflect on what is required to go from idea to impact.
Change Cycle Locator Tool
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