The power of local knowledge

The power of local knowledge

Presenter: Ron Dwyer-Voss


  • Community Development Practitioners
  • Social Planning Practitioners
  • Recreation Practitioners
  • Local, State and Federal Government officers
  • Community Service Providers
  • Community Groups
  • Businesses

Ron Dwyer-Voss, international expert on community development, community engagement, and non-profit governance and management, will lead an interactive workshop about ‘The power of local knowledge - measuring impact and telling our story’. Ron teaches Community Leaders and Community Development Practitioners how to effectively and meaningfully measure community development efforts in ways that leverage local community power and inspire future action.

  • Demonstrating the impact of Community Development work
  • Planning to Evaluate - Tools and methods for effective evaluation
  • Telling the Story - qualitative and quantitative data
  • Using evaluation to engage and empower community residents, influence decision makers and leverage support and funding
  • The role of Business and Community action and how to overcome challenges and capitalise on opportunities that impact on the whole of the community.

Date: Tuesday 13 November 2018, 10am - 2pm

Venue: City of Armadale Function Foom

Cost: Free for attendees who live and work in the City of Armadale. Cost (to be advised) per person for external participants.

Registrations open Wednesday 27 September 2018, 8am.
Registrations extended until 5pm Friday 2nd November! Limited places available.

Please note that attendees will be required to undertake some preparatory tasks for the training component of the workshop. Attendees will also need to bring along information about a project or activity they would like to evaluate.

If you live or work within the City of Armadale, please select the applicable booking option.

If you live outside of the City of Armadale, please select the applicable booking option to purchase a ticket at a heavily subsidised cost of $116.59 per person.

For further information about this event, please email or contact 9394 5638.

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