Vlog Series – Cath Davis

Micaela speaks with Cath Davis, Senior Government Advisor at RMIT University. Some of you will remember Cath from her presentation on Connecting with Government in the 2019 Leadership Intensives. In this interview, Micaela asks Cath what feminist leadership means to her, and what has she learnt in managing through...

Vlog Series – Muriel Bamblett

FSSI Director Micaela Cronin recently spoke to Muriel Bamblett CEO of the Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency about her leadership experience and her reflections on the protests. Noting a striking similarity between George Floyd and the case of a young Aboriginal man who died after being held down by...

Vlog Series – Martin Bean

In our latest vlog, Micaela talks to RMIT Vice-Chancellor Martin Bean about harnessing the power of technology to enable access to education, particularly for those who would not otherwise be able to participate. As Martin notes, flexibility is key to facilitating lifelong learning and shorter, sharper interventions like micro-credentials...

FSSI Link #4

FSSI stands in solidarity with all those protesting systemic racism. People are now getting glimpses into the lives of communities which have been oppressed, marginalised, ignored and abused for generations.  In the United States disturbing images of the inhumane abuse of black people has seen The Black Lives Matter movement continue to gather support and momentum for change.  There is much that must be done...

FSSI Link #3

As National Reconciliation Week 2020 draws to a close, we have been privileged and heartened to see people coming together in many different ways to mark and reflect on the 20th anniversary of the bridge walks of 2000. While there is much to celebrate, it is important to acknowledge...

Vlog Series – Emma King

Micaela Cronin talks to VCOSS CEO Emma King about growing as a leader and the importance of collaboration and partnerships. As Emma notes, partnered approaches are not only more fun they bring different perspectives and can mobilise a wider range of capabilities. Emma gives examples of existing partnerships –...

FSSI Link #2

In the early days of the Covid-19 pandemic, our conversations at RMIT were very much focused on the potential and real impacts of this global health crisis on our students – particularly international students. Plans were put into place to support those students who could no longer take up...

Vlog Series – Mish Eastman

In our latest vlog Micaela Cronin talks to RMIT’s Pro Vice-Chancellor for Vocational Education Mish Eastman about her reflections on the importance of collaboration and how the experience of learning and connecting with others can have a transformative impact – for learners, their careers, their lives and on their...

FSSI Link #1

In our newsletter, we’ll share three things with you that we are seeing, hearing and doing, with a focus on how the sector is responding to the current crisis, and new opportunities that are emerging to support the growth, quality and adaptation of the social service workforce.  In this first edition, we focus on three shifts we’re observing...