Alice Wojcik is the CEO and founder of the Refugee Migrant Children Centre (RMCC), a charity helping to empower refugee and migrant children to create their own opportunities. She is this week’s Changemaker.
Wojcik and co-founder Bobby Allen were still university students when they started RMCC in 2012.
The charity provides a range of direct tailored services to refugee and migrant children between the ages of five and 18, helping to empower, build knowledge and develop confidence in these young people.
Originating as a community group …
Psychologist Adam Blanch considers why so many Australians are anxious despite being safer, wealthier, more privileged and more educated than ever before.
“Dear Adam, I am interested in your perspective. I look around and think as a society that we have more than we have ever had, but everyone seems more anxious and more depressed than ever before. What do you think is going on?” – Anon
I have had the privilege of living in one of the most exciting periods in history. When …
Will Dayble ponders the who and what of measurement, and whether people are best suited to measure themselves?
Measurement kills me. Rubrics are a mangled formalisation of intuition, where biases lurk and assumptions run riot. Frameworks shield us from the search for truth and standardisation reeks like a smoke stack.
Why so serious, Will?
It’s mid-semester break at university right now, and teachers are mashing our beloved students through another stale, semester-end, standardised measurement framework.
Don’t get me wrong, I love my work. It’s just the …
David Rosenbaum introduces the OPTIMUM NFP Risk Management Framework Consulting.
Standards Australia has been quite active in its delivery of resources to the not-for-profit sector, regarding the management and communication of risk.
2010 saw the release of HB 266:2010 entitled Guide for Managing Risk in Not-for-Profit Organisations. This was supported by HB 327:2010 entitled Communicating and Consulting About Risk. Both publications came off the back of AS/NZS ISO 3100:2009 entitled Risk Management – Principles and Guidelines.
Together, these publications focused on the core application areas of …
Your not for profit does life-changing work. But could it be better? And how should you report impact to donors?
The Global Evidence and Implementation Summit (GEIS), taking place in Melbourne from 22 to 24 October 2018, will help not for profits to use evidence better to improve their programs, policies and practices – and deliver stronger impact reporting for donors.
One of the headlining GEIS 2018 speakers is Caroline Fiennes, director of Giving Evidence, a UK-based organisation that promotes charitable giving based on sound evidence. …
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