Training options

International Short Courses

Governance, Leadership and Community Engagement

Through a series modules, participants learn about governance, leadership and community engagement from Department of Social Inquiry experts and local practitioners.  Modes of delivery include seminars, guest lectures, site visits.

Contact: Dr Andrew Butt, Department of Social Inquiry

Workshops

Risk; Children/Young People; Planning and Design

Participants learn about the latest research concerning risk, children/youth and their environments. It aims to improve practical skill and provides practitioners a forum to discuss their experiences and how they can apply current research to their work.

Contact: Dr Julie Rudner, Department of Social Inquiry

Research Supporting Training and Education

International education and international field studies trips

Contact: Dr Andrew Butt, Department of Social Inquiry

Pushing boundaries: New territories of planning pedagogy (ongoing)

This research project examines the pedagogical rationale, curriculum  development processes and implementation of community-based and arts based planning subjects.

Contact: Dr Julie Rudner, Department of Social Inquiry

Research and Practice: Sustainability Through Child Friendly Cities (2011)

This project identified learning needs of associated planning, urban design, health, community development and educational professionals who advocate for children's participation in, and decisions about, the environments in which they live.

Contact: Dr Julie Rudner, Department of Social Inquiry