Stories of Change

Lighthouse Evaluation by Clear Horizon

By Sarah Pain | Aug 20, 2020

– GSLP Story of Change – Our Organisation In June 2019 Lighthouse engaged consultancy firm Clear Horizon to conduct an all-encompassing independent evaluation. The independent evaluation is an important component of the Learning, Monitoring and Evaluation processes of Lighthouse. Seeking such external expertise is fundamental to developing rigorous reports and point-in-time checks along the 20-year […]

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Gowrie Street Primary School Partnered with Shepparton Central Rotary Club

By Sarah Pain | Aug 20, 2020

– GSLP Story of Change – Our Organisation The Gowrie St partnership with Shepparton Central Rotary Club is brokered and supported by Lighthouse and has been running for three years and evolving over time. It started with weekly activities over a term offering Grade six students fun activities to help them to understand the region […]

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Data Sharing Platform

By Sarah Pain | Aug 20, 2020

– GSLP Story of Change – Our Organisation The Seer Data platform has brought 1400 datasets together on a community platform now in beta phase for use by Lighthouse and stakeholders. The platform built in partnership with Seer Data & Analytics and funded by Perpetual Trustees is now being adopted by place-based sites throughout Australia. […]

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Community Movement

By Sarah Pain | Aug 20, 2020

– GSLP Story of Change – Our Organisation Transforming systems focuses on changing the objectives pursue – doing the right thing and then doing things right.  “In the beginning Lighthouse fought back against well-meaning government and philanthropic bodies who had no skin in the game in Shepparton and could only offer a helicopter view of […]

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Community Hubs

By Sarah Pain | Aug 20, 2020

– GSLP Story of Change – Our Organisation Community Hubs Australia approached Lighthouse to oversee the work at the three community hubs in Shepparton. This is an ideal partnership because Lighthouse is deeply connected in the community and business sector and can provide easy links to support the outcomes for migrant women and their children. This support improved school […]

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Catalytic Funding

By Sarah Pain | Aug 20, 2020

– GSLP Story of Change – Our Organisation Lighthouse was initiated with support from philanthropic funders. The McEwen Foundation managed by Equity Trustees took a calculated risk and demonstrated philanthropic leadership by backing a regional community to design and deliver its own solutions. In 2014 they made a five-year commitment to support the Lighthouse initiative. […]

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Building A Movement

By Sarah Pain | Aug 20, 2020

– GSLP Story of Change – Our Organisation   To build a movement you need to create the conditions for people to get on board. The Executive Officer, Lisa McKenzie and the Lighthouse Board provide inspirational leadership, leverage connections with individuals and businesses and allow many people to share decision-making. The Collaborative Leadership Tables are […]

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Advocacy

By Sarah Pain | Aug 20, 2020

– GSLP Story of Change – Our Organisation Advocating for people who struggle to champion their own needs is important so all members of the community can have a voice. From the 1000 Conversations we heard that parents want the best for their children and young people know what they want, but they don’t necessarily […]

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Celebrating The Success Of Our Partners

By Sarah Pain | Aug 19, 2020

– GSLP Story of Change – Our Organisation Achieving outcomes for all our kids relies on strong partnerships, willingness to collaborate.  This is not just the work of Lighthouse. The collective impact approach of the Lighthouse movement means that every project being driven by our partners is moving us closer to achieving our goal of offering all young people […]

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Measuring our Stories of Change outcomes

At the Greater Shepparton Lighthouse Project, a core set of 11 principles provide the foundation for our way of working. These principles are a valuable tool for measuring our Stories of Change as each story is assessed and presented with the principles it reflects. This process enables us to gain a greater understanding of our impact.

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