Project organisations

Organisation – Kickstart Project
Sponsor(s) – Esther Rijk

Co-Created Project Worth Doing – Brief
Stimulating community support for child education in Kenya
Esther founded this startup when she realised that education in Kenya costs more than the total income of disadvantaged families in Kenya. Bring in local Kenyan art for fundraising and some other activities was the beginning of a successful relationship with students who have since graduated with good jobs. Esther is now looking at how to expand activities to fun more children.

https://thekickstartproject.com.au/

Organisation – Brite Services
Sponsor(s) Nick MacHale

Creating awareness for the Brike project

Bright Services is a not-for-profit business that employs people with work challenges and provides career development opportunities for them to lead a normal lifestyle. Brite have several significant development projects running, including a “bike” that attaches to a wheelchair, a plant nursery and a Registered Training Organisation.

http://www.brite.com.au/

Organisation – Victorian Department of Education
Sponsor(s) – Dingaani Ncube

Agile project implementation in Education

The rate of change in education processes and technology challenges the Dept of Education to accelerate projects. The Project Management Office is constantly seeking ideas on how to implement projects to enhance performance and drive education impact across the sectors.

https://www.education.vic.gov.au

Organisation – Victorian Country Fire Authority
Sponsor(s) – Stuart French, Michael Bourne

CFA knowledge sharing for volunteer engagement

CFA is a not-for-profit government agency that relies on well trained volunteers to “Protect Lives and Property” across Victoria. CFA Research and Knowledge team are constantly looking for ways to improve how they can engage volunteers and ensure their safety as they act to protect others.

https://www.cfa.vic.gov.au

Organisation – #Cre8Melb PM team & RMIT University
Sponsor(s) – Elliot O’Dea-Joyce, Karen Luu

Curriculum for Applied Social Learning Ecosystems

Coming out of Creative Melbourne 2018 were several social learning projects that were combined into a pilot program trailed in Executive Education at RMIT University. Insights from this were developed into a proposal of what would make optimal learning environments and now Elliot and Karen are seeking to build an actual curriculum that can be facilitated in a range of learning environments to prove the concept in practice. Principles behind ASLE: http://journals.sfu.ca/jalt/index.php/jalt/article/view/19

Coming out of Creative Melbourne 2018 were several social learning projects that were combined into a pilot program trailed in Executive Education at RMIT University. Insights from this were developed into a proposal of what would make optimal learning environments and now Elliot and Karen are seeking to build an actual curriculum that can be facilitated in a range of learning environments to prove the concept in practice.

Principles behind ASLE: http://journals.sfu.ca/jalt/index.php/jalt/article/view/19

Organisation – Organizational Zoo Ambassador Network
Sponsor(s) – Mark Boyes

The Educational Zoo

Marks personal experiences of using The Organizational Zoo characters to assist in child development have highlighted that it is possible to take the creative metaphors to a much wider application in Youth Development. He seeks insights on how to develop this idea to create a form that is applicable at all levels of education.

https://www.organizationalzoo.com/

Organisation – K Books
Sponsor(s) – Vadim Shiryaev, Madan Rao

K Books are quickly collated “Living documents” (with a digital resource base behind them) that compile the current thinking on a specific topic of practice. They are designed to be updated ongoing for subscribers, so they always have the latest information across a range of developing practices. Tis project seeks to prioritise a range of topics and refine the process through which they are developed and made available in a range of languages.