Principles of Engagement
OpenState - 10 days of training and inspiration!
Click here for access to over 150 events - many with democracy and engagement themes. Open State festival 28 September - 8 October 2017 in Adelaide.
Principles of Engagement
A one off intensive workshop on the Better Together 'Principles of Engagement' training is offered to government employees only as part of the Government's commitment to ensure that we have a public service that has the skills to undertake high-quality engagement processes.
These training sessions are provided so you can learn how to apply the Better Together principles in your work. The sessions also offer the chance to learn more about the State Government's Reforming Democracy policy and maximising public value. The workshop will support you to improve engagement in your workplace, creating a responsive and open public service that prides itself on real engagement, not just consultation.
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Dr Zac Fitz-Walter, one of the keynote speakers from the Better Together Showcase: Bit Players & Game Changers (morning of 13 June), will be presenting a masterclass specifically for SA government employees who are working on, or planning, an interaction with the community where using 'gamification' would increase the interest and engagement.
Delivered by Barbara Chappell, this masterclass aimed to build on existing skills through the development of a deeper understanding of how process, content and relationships contribute to effective facilitation.
Masterclass : Why people get upset and what to do about it in Community Engagement
Plan effective engagement when a project or engagement has a topic where people express strong views
Masterclass: The Trojan Horse of Fun
Delivered by Jess Miller this two-hour intensive workshop explored theories of change and how to mobilise people for collective impact.
Masterclass: Tools of Engagement
This masterclass focussed on practical engagement planning techniques to support an open and participatory government.
Facilitated by The Australian Centre for Social Innovation (TACSI) this masterclass was all about the importance of beginning together with a design and innovation mindset.
Masterclass: Engaging Young People 2016
Building on Better Together: A practical guide to effective engagement with young people, this masterclass equiped paticipants with the knowledge and tools needed to support meaningful engagement with young people in their workplace.
Showcase 12: Bit Players & Game Changers
Another exciting Showcase - this one expanding our mind to understand what big data is - how to use it and how to get it!
Showcase 10: Future democracy - reforming democracy in the digital age
Keynote Speaker: Pia Mancini
Future democracy - reforming democracy in the digital age. A feature event of Open State 2016.
Showcase 9: Exploring opportunity in the collaborative economy
Keynote Speaker: Rachel Botsman
Exploring opportunity in the collaborative economy. Showcase 9 - a feature event from Open State 2016.
Showcase 8: Towards Open State
How collaboration, innovation, ideas and enterprise can address the complex challenges of our future.
Showcase 7: Creating policies and services the community values
At Showcase 7 we heard from Harvard Professor Mark Moore - share your ideas and views on Public Value.
Showcase 6: Fresh Thinking - Turning Ideas Into Action
How do we recognise a good idea, maximise its value and spark it into action?
Showcase 5: Designing Deliberation
Why does good design matter? What does it look like? How do you do it?
Showcase 4: Unleashing the genius - Fund my Community
What if the wisdom of decisions by the community turns out to be better than just a few experts?
Showcase 3: The connected community
What exciting opportunities are available to us by being connected?
Showcase 2: stories of 'Co' - co-design, co-create- co-deliver
How can people work together in new and creative ways?