Place-Based Resilience: Community Driven Response and Recovery in...
Through the COVID 19 crisis, there are communities across Australia that have demonstrated resilience and innovation, delivering fast and effective action.
Community driven transformation: Case Studies
Four communities, from disparate parts of Australia, are demonstrating how to increase life opportunities for vulnerable young people so that they and future generations thrive.
Our Way: a community led social change movement
Doveton, Bourke, Logan and Kabulwarnamyo are four communities building new community structures that allow for a realignment and smarter use of public resources.
Creative Learning in Schools: What it is and...
Across the world most nations want their citizens to be creative. Countries believe that, if their people are more creative they will be better at problem-solving.
The Case for Inclusive Learning Systems
The Case for Inclusive Learning Systems – Building more Inclusive Learning Systems in Australia by Dr Ani Wierenga and Jo Taylor is a Dusseldorp Forum.
Most Aboriginal young people in Dubbo do not end up in the juvenile justice system. What makes the difference for them compared to those that do enter the system?
Putting the jigsaw together
What works in alternative learning, and why? Some answers can be found in the eight indepth case studies below, launched in September 2014.
Creative Learning: A Necessity, not an Option
What is Creative Learning, why is it so powerful, and how does it bring significant change to education? This article by Dr Julie Robson and Teya Dusseldorp.
Learning Choices: A Map for the Future (2014)
The Dusseldorp Forum’s website – an information nexus for Alternative Learning organisations – has been enriched by the A Map for the Future 2014: policy update.
Learning Choices: A Map for the Future (2012)
This report by Kitty te Riele analyses over 400 inclusive and flexible learning programs, with 33,000 young people enrolled in 1200 locations across Australia.
MoVE – International
A partnership project between WorldSkills Foundation and University of Tampere, University of Oxford and RMIT.
Local Matters, Locals Matter
This document summarises the learnings and underlying philosophy that informed a partnership project in the remote far north west of South Australia.
In this lecture Julian Sefton-Green talks about competing definitions of what ‘creative learning’ might mean, how it has been recognised, evaluated and described.
Learning Choices National Scan
Dusseldorp Skills Forum carried out a national survey of alternative education programs in 2011. This report, by Roger Holdsworth from the Youth Research Centre.
The igreen and Y Green projects
An energy saving education program for householders, led by Generation Y, could see savings equivalent to taking 100.000 cars off our roads.
How Young People Are Faring 2009
How Young People Are Faring is the pre-eminent national report on the learning and work situation of young Australians. This year’s report focuses on the global economic .
Keeping Up and How Young Indigenous People are Faring, two reports from DSF and Reconciliation Australia, draw attention to the facts and the people.
Building Critical Social Infrastructure
Nation building requires infrastructure – roads, rail, ports, schools, hospitals, and community centres. A business case for expanding school based mentoring.