Anglicare Tasmania hosted the Every Child Succeeds Conference on 26 to 27 October 2016, in Launceston, to explore ways that communities state-wide can support and nurture children.
Funded by the Australian Government Department of Social Services, this free conference considered how we can better work together collectively to make a difference while honouring the voices and wishes of children.
A host of excellent international, national and local speakers presented at the conference. Filmed keynotes and workshops, together with slides and resources, can be found at the link below.
Conference footage now available
Here is a brief summary of the content provided:
- Nigel Richardson delivered the first keynote address sharing three key approaches with a collective focus on improving outcomes for children in Leeds (UK), with special emphasis on the participation of children. Nigel has successfully led Children’s Services at Leeds City Council out of government intervention via a period of significant improvement and transformation, with the result of children and young people in Leeds being placed at the heart of the city’s growth strategy. His filmed workshop focused on how Leeds listened to children’s voices to effect this change.
Session 1 Keynote slides_Nigel Richardson Oct 2016.pdf
Leeds childrens plan on a page.pdf
Leeds child friendly article August 2016.pdf
Leeds Case Study.docx
- In Session 2, Liz Weaver spoke about how collective impact can transform communities. She shared how a Canadian project successfully reduced poverty for more than 20,000 children and families. Her filmed workshop provided a practical framework for community change. In Session 7, the final keynote address of the conference, Liz provided useful tools and strategies to help individuals, organisations and communities work more effectively together.
Session 2 Keynote slides_Liz Weaver Oct 2016.pdf
Session 7 Keynote slides_Liz Weaver Oct 2016.pdf
Day 1 Workshop slides_Liz Weaver Oct 2016.pdf
Day 2 Workshop slides_Liz Weaver Oct 2016.pdf
Masterclass slides_Liz Weaver Oct 2016.pdf
Tool_Befriending your nemesis.doc.docx
Tool_Eco-cycle of community change.pdf
- Andrew O’Keeffe delivered a keynote address in Session 3, and a workshop, using a framework of nine human instincts to help make sense of why people think and act the way we do. Unfortunately copyright prevents us from sharing these on YouTube, but Andrew has provided a copy of his summary slides instead.
Session 3 Keynote slides_Andrew O'Keeffe Oct 2016.ppt
- Workshop slides_Andrew O'Keeffe Oct 2016.ppt
- In Session 4, Elaine Dyer delivered a keynote address on responding to family violence by strengthening community. Using her extensive experience, Elaine provided a wealth of useful approaches that have been shown to work effectively. Her filmed workshop focused on “Jade Speaks Up’, an animated DVD which can be used in schools to help children develop strategies for safety in response to violence.
Session 4 Keynote slides_Elaine Dyer Oct 2016.pptx
Workshop slides_Elaine Dyer Oct 2016.pptx
How Do We Know Its Working.pdf
- Other filmed segments cover the opening and closing of the conference, a special keynote Session 5- showcasing the voices of children and young people, Session 6- panel discussion, and workshops on teen pregnancy (Brave Village) and a personal journey with addiction (From ice to inspiration).
About Every Child Succeeds
If you would like to know more about how you can be part of the Every Child Succeeds initiative in Launceston Tamar Valley, please email CFCEvents@anglicare-tas.org.au
Our goal is that by 2035, all children in Launceston Tamar Valley are loved and safe, learning, healthy, and participating, with material basics, and a positive sense of culture and identity.
Supported by Anglicare Tasmania’s Communities for Children. The Communities for Children initiative is funded by the Australian Government