Presentation on theme: "COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS -vs- INTERDEPENDENCE Australian Learning Communities Network REGIONAL CONFERENCE TOWNSVILLE Fiona Sanders Senior Community Development."— Presentation transcript:
COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS -vs- INTERDEPENDENCE Australian Learning Communities Network REGIONAL CONFERENCE TOWNSVILLE Fiona Sanders Senior Community Development Worker Inclusion Works
PARTNERSHIPS –VS- INTERDEPENDENCE Partnerships: is an arrangement in which parties agree to cooperate to advance their mutual interests. -vs- Interdependence: describes relationships in which members of the group are mutually dependent on the others. In an interdependent relationship, participants may be emotionally, economically, ecologically and/or morally reliant on and responsible to each other. YOUR TASK: In your assigned group draw or write up key words that describe your interpretation of partnerships or interdependence.
GIFTS OF THE HEAD (What professional knowledge, expertise, life experience do you have that you can share with others?) GIFTS OF THE HEART (In your professional role what are the things that are really important to you, that you deeply care about and would welcome to share with others?) GIFTS OF THE HAND (What practical skills have you developed through your professional role that you are good at, proud of and you may wish to share with others?) GIFTS OF THE HEAD, HEART & HAND
WHAT CAN YOU BE OFFERING TO PEOPLE IN ORDER TO DEVELOP VALUABLE INTERDEPENDENT CONNECTIONS IN YOUR COMMUNITY? And what do you need from community?
EVERYTHING THAT IS COULD BE OTHERWISE
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