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 defines principles and standards that underpin effective engagement and participation to earn trust and overcome complexity. The framework divides ‘Ways of Engaging’ into four categories: Share, Consult, Deliberate, and Collaborate.
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. Understanding levels of safety is crucial in this work. This video discusses why and some ways you can consider to increase safety.
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…
An overview of important things to consider (beyond Cultural Competency) before entering into partnerships between First Nations and Other Multicultural Australians. It includes concepts such as understanding the historical patterns of working, being aware and making decisions about language and…
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.
This resource describes successful community leadership development programs through which governments, social purpose organisations and communities can help build leadership capacity.
This resource is a video of Rich Harwood describing the Harwood Institute’s concept of Turning Outward, or making the community the reference point for everything you do.
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 resource from Australians Together outlines clearly why and how Intergenerational Trauma needs to be understood in the context of working with First Nations Australians.
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 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.
This resource will help you gather feedback that does not focus only on either criticism or praise, make it easy and more comfortable for others to provide input, and visually identify similarities or differences in feedback.