Community Leadership Australia -Website information Resources Section
Community Leadership Australia members programs are underpinned by various theories and draw on a variety of practices to support their individual programs.
Each member organisation draws on different theories techniques, but we are all connected through our aim of increasing leadership capacity for the benefit of local communities.
To read more about the programs and their relevant theories and principals, see each organisation’s website listed here (insert link to page or for more information on some of these theories and tools click on one of the headings below.
Theories, Principles and Global Research
Following are a variety of theories, principles and global research that inform our programs structure and methodologies.
- Complexity based tools for systemic change:
- Adaptive Leadership
- Education for Sustainable Development
- UNESCO 4 Pillars of Learning
- International Association for Public Participation (IAP2)
- Seven Transformations of Leadership, David Rooke and William R. Torbert, Harvard Business Review, 2006
- The Leadership Gap: What you need, and still don’t have, when it comes to leadership talent, Jean Brittain Leslie, Centre for Creative Leadership, 2015
- Future Trends in Leadership Development, Nick Petrie, Center for Creative Leadership, 2011
Tools and Techniques
Various tools and techniques are employed within our programs ensuring alignment to the principles of Adult Learning.
Community Leadership Australia members programs integrate theory and knowledge in experiential, practical delivery engaging participants deeply.
Some tools and techniques that inform this delivery are;
- Appreciative Inquiry
- Open Space Technology
- Human Synergistics
- Experiential Learning
- Myers-Briggs Type Indicator
Measuring the impact of our programs is a vital component in our pursuit of continuous improvement. Following are some tools utilised.
Australian Specific Research
Following are Australian specific research links that provide information within an Australian context.
- Environment Scan of Leadership Programs in, and for, Rural, Regional and Remote Australia – report for the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal Andrew Huffer and Associates
- Governors Leadership Program Evaluation Impact – understanding the value of the Alumni Leadership Institute of South Australia
- LMA: Todays workplace – present realities… future realities, Leadership Management Australia, 2013
- Study of Australian Leadership, Melbourne University, 2016
- Karpin Report Revisited Leadership and Management Innovation and Business Skills Australia, 2011
The quality of facilitation is a crucial element in delivering programs that are engaging, current and relevant.
Nationally we draw on various facilitators to deliver core components in our programs. Many of our programs are supported generously through pro bono facilitation.
For more information on these facilitators go to:
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Infrastructure, Logistics and Program Specific Resources
As an active community of practice we offer members the opportunity an exclusive area to share resources and knowledge. You must login to enter the members the only section. Logins will only be granted to current financial members of CLA.
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- Templates and sample documents used by members including position descriptions, organisational charts, environment scans, impact assessments, terms of reference etc.
- Contact details for all our members
- Access to the CLA constitution and other governance documents such as Board minutes
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