Month: January 2021

Understanding a special place in Sydney Square.

St Andrew’s Cathedral, Sydney Square open space stakeholder and community engagement Stage 1. St Andrews Cathedral Garden, community engagement workshops and co-design process.  This project has run over a couple of years and has seen Comcorp Director Dr Jen George work alongside the leadership of St Andrews Cathedral and a broad range of internal stakeholders to …

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Many community voices inform the School Strategic Planning Process

Comcorp undertook several days of community engagement workshops with parents, staff and students to produce a report summarising the key issues for consideration and priority planning into the next strategy. Dr George then worked closely with the School Principal to collaborate in a dialogue about school futures to inform the School Strategy at Sapphire Coast …

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Working with volunteers to stream-line a large school volunteer program

Between 2013-2016 Dr George acted as a strategist and community engagement lead for a large independent school in Perth pulling together a group of volunteers to develop an efficient and engaging volunteer program. This involved partnering with a team of “champion” parents to lead the school community in online and face to face encouragement and …

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Schools partnership book donation project

Following the bushfire crisis in Jan 2020, a community led partnership project was generated between The Kings School, Parramatta and Sapphire Coast Anglican College in Bega in 2020.  This project involved an enthusiastic group of people (made up of parents and staff from the King’s School) working together to run a textbook drive collecting books for …

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Experiential Learning School Comcorp Partnership

Comcorp staff share expertise in school partnership projects As a place planner (landscape architect, planner and community engagement expert) the offer was made to the school my child attended to share in a session of learning.  It is a PYP school and partnering with others is often embraced if it fits with curriculum and timetabling.  With open …

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