In this video, Karen Prout sits down with Reverend Graham Long, CEO and Pastor at The Wayside Chapel, to reflect on the year.
It’s not every day you get to listen to a Nobel Peace Laureate and hear first-hand how he challenged perceptions of the poor.
Next time you’re at a barbeque, think twice before you snub the accountant next to you.
Kevin Robbie recently travelled to Seoul for the 2014 Social Enterprise World Forum, the first time the event took place in Asia.
SVA consultant Brendan Ferguson shares how Martu and whitefellas are working together in the deserts of Western Australia.
On a recent trip to Indonesia with the University of South Australia, Anna Crabb got to see firsthand the potential of Social Return on Investment (SROI) to do more than just measure impact.
Year 12 student Tenile Bryce spent a day shadowing our CEO, Michael Traill
A Vietnamese proverb sums up Yen Tran’s experience of interning at SVA – ‘right time, right place, right people’.
Teacher education is a critical issue in efforts to lift educational outcomes for disadvantaged students.
Although on assignment to improve her photography skills, Vikki learnt much more on her visit to Merrylands East Primary School.
Over 100 educators, tech developers, entrepreneurs, and investors recently joined forces for 54 hours to develop tech prototypes that address educational issues.
Today is my last day as an intern at SVA, and I can say it has been an amazing experience.
Last month, school leaders from the SVA Bright Spots Schools Connection came together for the second quarterly Thought Leadership Gathering.
Collaborations can be hard, requiring time, money and effort. But they are also an opportunity.
At SVA, we’re excited to see positive movements in the EduTech sector and what this might mean for Australian low socioeconomic status (SES) schools.
Measures, outputs and inputs, outcomes and indicators…it’s actually about helping you to see if you are making the difference that makes you proud.
I often come into contact with great leaders, who despite engaging me to help them find answers, often end up contributing to my professional development.
Shared Value is one of those topics that seems to polarise. Some see it as the future of capitalism, while others see it as merely a fad. My response – ‘Shared Value’ as a practice is not new, but its explicit identification as a concept is powerful.
I was pleased to attend the NTC annual Symposium in San Francisco in March, accompanied by senior bureaucrats from the NSW Department of Education and Communities. Here are my top takeaways.
Doing business differently for a more inclusive society.
Tim Costello and Jan Owen debate rationalisation in the social sector at an SVA Quarterly breakfast debate, supported by Macquarie.
It’s a new year and another 16,000 graduates join the ranks of Australian teachers. Whether by choice or by posting, most of these graduates will begin their teaching careers in a low SES school.