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Accessing PAFs: six rules of engagement

The realities of private ancillary funds (PAFs) and what it takes to position your organisation for that serendipitous alignment. +Podcast

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Why STEM practices should be taught across the entire curriculum

If the Australian workforce is to be prepared for the future, science technology engineering and mathematics practices must be embedded across the entire curriculum. +Podcast

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Features of successful community leadership programs

What do successful community leadership programs look like? SVA shares insights from programs it has reviewed. +Podcast

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Hard measures for soft skills

The OECD’s Dr Andreas Schleicher outlines the ‘21st century skills’ or general capabilities, why they matter and whether they can be measured. +Podcast

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Leadership amidst complexity and change

Lisa Paul AO PSM, previously secretary in Federal Government departments responsible for education and employment, talks about her approach to the challenges of leadership, its loneliness and rewards. +Podcast

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How ten20 Foundation is doing philanthropy differently

Catalytic funder ten20 Foundation shares its story and what its learnt about achieving systems change by funding collective impact initiatives. +Audio

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Once were SVA: where are they now?

In this special SVA Quarterly article, we catch up with six people who used to work with SVA to find out what they are doing now, and how their time at SVA shaped what they do.

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Capacity building of employers is needed to grow disability employment

A model that uses expert support to build employers’ capacity is proving a necessary first step to increase workplace participation for people with disability. + Podcast

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Process efficiencies

Process efficiencies help non-profits achieve more impact

Case studies show social purpose organisations are reaping the benefits of improved process efficiencies. Find out how. + Podcast

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A portfolio approach to corporate social investment

Using various approaches as part of a well-managed portfolio can help corporates to maximise the benefits of their social investment activities for business and society. + Podcast

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The journey of creating shared value

Explore the roles of non-profit organisations and government in optimising the impact of shared value.

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Three principles for developing the workforce of the future – now

ManpowerGroup’s global CEO has three strategies for corporates to build the workforce needed in the future – with implications for inclusion and equity as well as productivity.

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Lining up community and business goals

Adam Check, Head of Community at the NRL, talks about the NRL’s community engagement strategy, practicing what you preach, and how this can contribute to the Game’s bottom line.

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Making executive transitions work

Six CEOs share their advice for ensuring success in executive-level transitions between the commercial and social purpose sectors.

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How corporate partnerships work

Ensure you have the basics covered as you build and maintain corporate funding relationships.

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QGC resourcing the community

SVA shares insights from facilitating the collaboration of a group of diverse organisations: QGC, a state government department, a local council and a non-profit community organisation.

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