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Essential Mindset Shifts for Collective Impact. To be effective, collective impact must consider who is engaged, how they work together, and how progress happens.

Essential Mindset Shifts for Collective Impact

(Illustration by Mitch Blunt) Since the initial publication of “Collective Impact” in Stanford Social Innovation Review (Winter 2011), collective impact has gained tremendous momentum as a disciplined, cross-sector approach to solving social and environmental problems on a large scale. The idea of collective impact is not new—many collaborations pre-date the original article and embody the five conditions of collective impact1—but the original article created a framework and language that have resonated deeply with practitioners who were frustrated with existing approaches to change. Since 2011, hundreds of new collaborations have begun implementing the principles of collective impact in a variety of domains around the globe, from the United States and Canada to Australia, Israel, and South Korea.

Collective impact ideas have also started to influence public policy. Notes. Alumni Global Network. CIEE Alumni Global Network members are part of a diverse and dynamic community of over 350,000 people representing nearly every field of industry and country on earth.

Alumni Global Network

By joining the CIEE Alumni Global Network you’ll be part of something even greater: a positive force for change on a global scale. Through the CIEE Alumni Global Network you’ll: Who We Are - UTS Business Society. The UTS Business Society is a dynamic student-run organisation that strives to enhance the university experience for our members through educational, vocational and social development programs and events.

Who We Are - UTS Business Society

With the full support of the UTS Business School and the UTS Union, we aim to ‘enrich the social life and career aspirations of UTS Business students’ by providing extensive opportunities for professional and personal development within the Society, the university and through access to corporate sponsors such as Deloitte, KPMG, Ernst & Young, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, PKF and the ICAA.

We are dedicated to challenging our members to build the ‘soft skills’ including communication and problem solving that contemporary employers value so highly. Whilst academic study is very important, it is often these intangible experiences and characteristics that separate ‘good’ from ‘great’ candidates. Investor in Customers. Taking a Chunk Out of the Cost of College: Introducing LinkedIn’s College Scholarship.

Kaplan’s Gamification System Shows 155% More Student Engagement. Kaplan and Badgeville Gamify the Classroom Kaplan University teamed up with gamification platform Badgeville to test whether gaming techniques and mechanics would have an effect on the motivation levels of students in higher education.

Kaplan’s Gamification System Shows 155% More Student Engagement

Badgeville, The #1 Gamification Platform for Customer Loyalty and Employee Productivity. Teetor. Big Think Mentor. PACE - Macquarie University. PACE is a program unique to Macquarie that takes students out of the lecture theatre and places them in the heart of their chosen careers.

PACE - Macquarie University

Through PACE, students have the opportunity to contribute before they graduate thereby producing well-rounded men and women who can effectively apply their ideas in the real world. This Week At Macquarie University. More than 3000 students participated in the recent student communications survey, providing invaluable information about the channels that are currently considered most effective, their preferred channels, and what they want to see done better or differently.

This Week At Macquarie University

“Following the success of the recent staff communications survey and the improvements that resulted from those findings, we wanted to support recommendations for improvements in student communication methods and channels with some solid quantitative data,” said Internal Communications Manager David Sams. “It was really interesting to see how closely the findings aligned not only with the feedback from some small, qualitative focus groups we did late last year, but with three years of student communications surveys I’d previously conducted at another institution.”

View the complete info graphic and read the winning comments. Find out more about effective communication at Macquarie. Resources and best practice, Student Enrichment, La Trobe University. Information sharing resources First Year Experience Ballantyne C, 2000, Are they glad they came?

Resources and best practice, Student Enrichment, La Trobe University

First-year students' views of their university experience. Paper presented at Teaching and Learning Forum, Murdoch University, 2000. First Year Experience and Transition Listserv: National Resource Centre for the First Year Experience and Students in Transition. First Year in Higher Education- Past Conference Papers Gabb R., Milne L., Cao Z., 2006, Understanding attrition and improving transition: A review of recent literature, Postcompulsory Education Centre. GIHI, (2005), Enhancing student engagement in the first year: 10 strategies for success Griffith Institute for Higher Learning, Griffith University.

Global Leader in Loyalty Management. Global Leader in Loyalty Management. UTS: Shopfront - Home. Educational Incentive, Student Rewards, Student Incentives. The College Student: A New Kind of Loyal Customer. Student Loyalty Programs. Last week, we looked at ways that college students can benefit from a number of excellent loyalty programs as they make their way back to hallowed university halls for the start of the school year.

Student Loyalty Programs

Furthermore, we highlighted why college students are an ideal demographic for brand marketers. This week, we’re turning our back-to-school thinking around, on the universities themselves. While there’s plenty to be learned at these fine institutions, we believe that colleges could take a lesson from loyalty programs when it comes to engaging their students. The thing is, higher education has been making attempts to better connect with their students over Twitter, Facebook, and other social media outlets.

But according to a recent article from Inside Higher Ed, schools aren’t making progress when it comes to measuring success. Value Propositions That Work - Anthony K. Tjan. By Anthony K.

Value Propositions That Work - Anthony K. Tjan

Tjan | 8:15 AM September 14, 2009 In my last post, I highlighted the fact that most people can’t explain what their company does — its value proposition. The best way to start getting employees and management aligned is to understand the benefit the company is trying to deliver to its customers. Consider that there are only four types of consumer benefits that matter and by extension only four categories of value propositions that work. Welcome to Forbes. How Plan works with companies — What you can do. Plan works with companies in a variety of ways and values the great importance of developing partnerships that are mutually beneficial.

How Plan works with companies — What you can do

Our partners show great commitment to integrating responsible business practice into their core business strategy. Long-term strategic partnerships Sustainable strategic partnerships with Plan can take many different forms. The main aim of all the relationships is to pursue a set of agreed goals or to jointly meet a critical social need. Plan seeks to agree long-term strategic partnerships with companies in order to bring together joint strategic resources such as products, communications channels, project funding, capital equipment, knowledge, expertise, or intellectual property and usually a combination of many of these, so that together we can positively impact the lives of children. Australia boasts high employees engagement levels. Written by Josh Armstrong According to Gallup's 2013 State of the Global Workplace report released today (9 October 2013), Australia and New Zealand boast some of the highest engagement levels among workers in the world – but we can do better.

Much better. With a ratio of 1.5 engaged employees to every 1 disengaged employee, Australasian workplaces are ever-so-slightly behind the United States and Canada (1.6-to-1). However winning the race isn't enough. Despite being among the best regions in the world for engagement, only 24 percent of all workers are engaged in their jobs in Australia. 16 percent of employees are actively disengaged and an overwhelming 60 percent of workers in Australia are not engaged. Myfuture:Tools and resources. Building Resilience in Primary Students. Chief Investigator: Dr Ania Lian This 2-year project focuses on the development of resilience in primary school children. Resilience is defined as students’ capacity to resource the power of broader community intelligence and, in the process, to develop a sense of belonging to that community.

Resilience is identified as a critically important asset for children in the 21st Century where the rate of change in all aspects of life, largely driven by the exponential growth of technology, is greater than ever before. To this end, the project engages with primary teachers in conceptualising, planning and implementing pedagogic strategies which foreground dialogue as a process of building individual and community capacity.

How to build up your resilience. Make connections Take time to build good relationships with others - at work, at home and beyond - which helps increase emotional strength See crises for what they are Challenges rather than insumountable problems. Life Map: Tool to Examine Your Life. To get the most of your life, it is important to see how your life is doing. While you can do it at the micro level by looking at your single day or week, it is even more important to see it at the macro level. As I’ve written in Vision – The First Step of Life Optimization, all of us should have a vision, a life purpose, that will guide our whole life and provide measurement of our productivity. The macro level view will allow us to see how our life is doing to meet that vision.

Have we done good enough? Graphic Life Map. Achieving the Dream. Achieving the Dream. Team Time #3: Engaging the Campus Community to Improve Student Equity, Success, and Completion. The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts. One extraordinary place - Why Sheffield? - Prospective undergraduates. Study with us. How to Succeed at: Writing Applications — The University of Sheffield. This course has been designed and developed by experts from The Careers Service here at The University of Sheffield to help you to write successful applications, whether you are applying for jobs or planning to study at university or college.

Cx-metrics-kpi-dictionary-1966465.pdf. Viewcontent. Keep Your Alumni Engaged: Create a VC Fund for Them!  Leaders and ambassadors. Award-winning program Our international student leadership and ambassador (ISLA) program won first prize at the 2014 NSW International Student Awards on 15 September. The City's ambassadors. There are around 35,000 students from all over the world hitting the books in Sydney right now. E-Portfolio Implementations Toolkit / Case study RMIT Home Page. Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology E-Portfolio Implementations Toolkit / The e-portfolio implementation toolkit. E-Portfolios - An overview. Rel_2011098.pdf. 10 Ways to Promote Student Engagement. Student engagement is another of those buzz phrases popular in higher education.

The Student Engagement Policy. What is a ​Student Engagement Policy? Leadership development. Mentoring programs. Get a mentor. Mentoring programs. Mentoring programs. Endorsements - Global Social Entrepreneur Network. Living Planet index: Australia ranked 13 by WWF for ecological footprint. Australasian Survey of Student Engagement (AUSSE) Australasian Survey of Student Engagement (AUSSE) Creating a Customer Experience Culture - Squiz Connect 2014. Squiz Acquires InsightfulCRM. Identifying the journeys that matter…to the customer. Best of both worlds: Customer experience for more revenues and lower costs. The Secret To Effective Loyalty Programs. How to Create a Customer Engagement Center Strategy. Practice. SuggStratStuEng.pdf. AUSSE_EG_Developing.pdf.