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In this 60-minute webinar, experienced evaluator Nan  Wehipeihana  (Ngāti  Tukorehe,  NgātI  Porou,  Te  Whānau-ā-Apanui)  and friends present a simple but powerful framework, showing:  The difference between evaluating  for Indigenous communities, evaluating  as  Indigenous…

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2. Building the Foundations

Shared principles around trust need to be explicit in this work. This video explores strategies for how you might create some shared principles together. Deep Collaboration is a process or way of working that was created by First Nations and other Multicultural Australians to find new ways to…

Deep Collaboration video: how do you create shared principles around trust?

2. Building the Foundations

This video explores how understanding the idea and impact of ‘roles’, and separating yourself from a ‘role’ you are in a group, supports resilience and sustainability in collaborations. Deep Collaboration is a way of working that was created by First Nations and other Multicultural Australians…

Deep Collaboration

2. Building the Foundations

Just ‘good enough’ common ground in shared purpose is all we need in this work and this video discusses what that might look like. 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.

Deep Collaboration

2. Building the Foundations

This video explores how conflict – often seen as the enemy – can be an asset to partnerships when understood and harnessed. 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.

Deep Collaboration

2. Building the Foundations

The August Wilson Red Door Project's ground-breaking production of Evolve is about racial profiling but from a multiplicity of perspectives. In this video, Artistic Director Kevin E. Jones explores what it meant to create the conditions for change.

Kevin E. Jones

2. Building the Foundations

This resource can help you deepen your understanding of facilitation.

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2. Building the Foundations

This resource provides detailed instructions for practitioners to create an actor map, which is a visual depiction of the key organizations and individuals that influence a topic or system.

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2. Building the Foundations

This resource describes different types of insight, the attributes of a good insight, the place of insights in design processes, and how to create stronger insights.

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2. Building the Foundations

This resource supports practitioners to think through key moments for community members as they participate in the initiative being developed (e.g. from first contact, to participation, to leadership).

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2. Building the Foundations

This resource is a framework for focused conversations with groups in order to reach agreement and/or clarify differences.

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2. Building the Foundations

M.Q. Patton, an American evaluator whose approaches and tools are recognised and used to evaluate place-based initiatives, has identified a useful set of principles for evaluation, which are Effectiveness Principles. More resources including a webinar  on the…

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2. Building the Foundations

This resource identifies different levels of thinking and intervention regarding systems, emphasising that most of what occurs, particularly root causes, sit below the surface.

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2. Building the Foundations

This resource unpacks key concepts of ‘co-design’ and explains how the range of design-based traditions that sit under the co-design banner have something very important to bring to social innovation. 

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2. Building the Foundations

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