Entries by Ellise Barkley

Connected Beginnings

“This project has given us the framework to evidence social change and create impact for our Aboriginal families and vulnerable children.” – Connected Beginnings Partner.

Find out how this SIMNA award-winning impact measurement solution is harnessing digital technology and collective approaches to problem solving and reporting to bring funders and communities together on the journey of change.

ChangeFest 2021

An invitation to deepen place-based approaches I acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land on which we met for ChangeFest, the Larrakia People, and pay respect to Elders past, present, and emerging. Thank you to the Larrakia Elders, hosts, and community, for the generous welcome and for sharing your rich insights and experience. During 8th […]

Logan Together – “Game-Changer” for Place-Based Evaluation

Clear Horizon was commissioned by the Commonwealth and Queensland Governments to lead the co-design of the Place-Based Evaluation Framework. The framework was tested with Logan Together, a place-based initiative aiming to shift the dial on developmental outcomes for local children aged 0-8. While evaluation practice of place-based approaches (including collective impact initiatives) has been developing […]

2019 Changefest: Evaluation Tools session

Evaluation Tools session, with Monique Perusco (Jesuit Social Services and Working Together in Willmot), Skye Trudgett and Ellise Barkley (Clear Horizon) Our session started with a contextual summary of the work and characteristics of ‘Together in Willmot’, a collaborative social change effort in Mt Druitt involving The Hive, Jesuit Social Services, service providers, schools and many […]

Logan Together Progress Report released

Last week the Queensland Government released the Progress Report and ‘Statement of Achievement’ that Clear Horizon producedfor Logan Together. Logan Together is one of Australia’s largest and most well-known collective impact initiatives,involving over 100 partners working together to improve the well being of children (0-8 years) in Logan, Queensland. The Progress Report provides a comprehensive assessment of Logan Together’s progress since inception, identifies […]