SDG Toolkit for Systems Thinking and Collaborative Approaches

by Australian Council for International Development

(NGO)

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ACFID's Free Toolkit help you and your staff explore and test systems change and collaborative responses as a way of working differently to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Project implemented: January 2018

Project goal

To help users to explore and test systems change and collaborative responses to achieve the SDGs.

delivering on

why is this project important?

ACFID is focused on building support and understanding for the Sustainable Development Goals and ensuring their integration into Australia’s aid and development policy.

Key steps to make it happen

1Co-designing priorities

ACFID members, the private sector and academia set priorities for change.

2Design and testing

With participants we tested and recorded sessions for the toolkit.

3Delivery for all

Videos, lesson plans, online learning steps launched on Website

The SDGs can be transformational and as such ACFID is focusing on:

  • Thinking systemically
  • Working collaboratively
  • Reporting on impact, and
  • Going beyond business as usual.

This Free Toolkit aims to help you and your staff explore and test systems change and collaborative responses as a way of working differently to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

There are two separate tools:

  • Individual Learner Online Course

This course is developed for strategic thinkers who are tasked with delivering on transformational change around complex problems, including the SDGs across multiple goals.

  • Guide for Workshop Facilitators.

This Guide is designed for people who have skills to facilitate group learning but not the knowledge or confidence to deliver content on systems thinking and collaborative responses.

This work is the result of a collaboration between ACFID and Collaboration for Impact and was supported by CSIRO and ACFID’s Development Practice Committee. Videos were produced by Working Photos.

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