We want to make it easier for public servants to try something new and make a real difference.
Our team includes experts in:
- behavioural insights
- new ways of working
Behavioural insights help us understand how people make decisions. Our specialists collaborate across the public sector, delivering projects, trials and interventions. Read more about the work of the .
Our Agile Delivery Office (ADO) team specialise in new ways of working. The team is trialing the use of Agile methods in government. Based on these trials, they're sharing their insights and lessons learned with others. Email if you'd like to learn more.
Our website offers free training, news, toolkits, stories and case studies. We also provide an accessible space for cross-government collaboration and communities of practice.
Formal workshops and training
All our training builds practical skills to help public servants work more effectively or efficiently.
Our runs a calendar of free training and workshops for public servants. Our focus is on innovation skill building. This includes topics like problem solving, visual thinking, Agile methods and many more.
We also provide behavioural insights training. This can range from 'how to run a randomised controlled trial' to 'how to use behavioural insights to improve your professional life'.
We support small-scale collaborative projects that test new approaches. The Fund is open to any organisation working with or within the Victorian public sector.
Projects that have received funding include:
Our thought leadership series helps public servants to learn from global innovators. We connect public servants with the best and brightest new insights and ways of working.
Thought leaders discuss global trends, new research and interesting real-life examples of innovation.
It's important to learn about the practical application of innovation around the world.
Our thought leaders have included:
- Geoff Mulgan, CEO of Nesta
- Dominic Campbell, Founder and CEO of FutureGov
- Joeri van den Steenhoven, Co-founder and CEO of Kennisland
- Juan Felipe López, founding Executive Director of Laboratorio de Gobierno
- Mieke van der Bijl-Brouwer from the University of Technology in Sydney
Reviewed 07 May 2019