|Section||Purpose/ Theme||Process||Organizing Questions||Harvest||Materials Needed|
|8.30||Collecting stories of emerging priorities in each learning circle. |
Outcome 1: discover and support practitioner led priorities.
|After an introduction, into a World Cafe.||What are the emerging priorities for your learning circle? |
What are the areas your circle is working on in your work in the field of Urban Aboriginal Economic Development.
|Folks get to share their experiences, tell stories of their work and talk about the priorities that are coming up for them.||Participants should have thought of the questions we gave them prior to arriving. |
|11.30 - 12||Determining priorities for national action. |
Outcome 2: Identify a small group of priorities for policy shift so that we can work these at the next level.
|Using a process whereby we harvest the most important priorities, we will discover which of these are most relatively important and then create clusters for further inquiry.||From the cafe, what is the one key priority area that we should work on as a national priority?||An ordered list of priorities, weighted in relations to each other. |
A cluster of three or four key priority areas for deeper exploration.
|Index cards, pens|
|1 - 4.30||Outcome 3: Identify research themes that academics will endorse, and that will be key candidates for beginning a policy discussion on.||3-5 Small groups, with guided questions, based on what emerges from the the priority exercise.||Questions TBD...need to focus on the following: |
What kinds of policy change could work here? What kinds of research is useful? What new practices can we try?
|Ideas and agendas for action around policy, research and practice in each area.||Flipcharts for each group and a breakout space for each group to meet in. Harvest template for questions. Markers and post its.|
|8.30||Outcome 4: Create a network governance body of practitioners to steward the network's potential and design an implementation infrastructure for the KIS results. What would it take to keep this work alive after the grant runs out?||Interview Matrix Process||What’s “in it” for each of the policy, research and practitioner people ? |
How will we support the continued communications between policy, research and community – based people?
How will practitioners maintain the work and the directions of the work?
What style or type of organization would work best?
|Small groups report on each of the four questions with suggestions to the larger group.||Interview matrix templates, 4 flipcharts, markers and post its.|