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 aims to support initiatives in exploring how to effectively adopt and/or adapt programs, or elements of programs, into their own specific context.
Deep Collaboration is a process or way of working that was created by First Nations and other Multicultural Australians to find new ways to work and lead together. This handout outlines a reading, created by Micky Scott Bey Jones (for the Interaction Institute for Social Change) that can be used to…
This work is characterised often by unheard histories and strong emotions. This video discusses the facilitation skill of Deep Listening – to what is being felt as much as what is being said. Deep Collaboration is a way of working that was created by First Nations and other Multicultural…
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…
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…
Step 5 looks at the nuanced skills of facilitating ‘Hot spots’ – naturally occurring points of tension signalling potential breakthrough in a collaboration. Deep Collaboration is a way of working that was created by First Nations and other Multicultural Australians to find new ways to work and…
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 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.
This resource introduces 3 tools from service design, evaluation and start-up thinking that can be important in creating sustainability in the long term: Theory of Change; Business Model Canvas; and Service Blueprint.
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.
This resource can help you deepen your understanding of facilitation.
This resource provides an introduction to social innovation processes that will help you rapidly test your assumptions in a cost-effective way.
This resource explains how identifying and understanding ‘positive deviance’ will help you understand the kind of solutions that can work in your community – with the resources that are already in place.
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.
This resource introduces design research as an approach and set of methods that are particularly well suited to understanding the reality of people’s lives, what they want for the future and how the current situations help and hinder them.
This resource identifies 13 principles for challenging, altering and replacing our dominant ways of doing, thinking and organising in order to bring about social change.