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Could you support others with learning to change the world? We are looking for social enterprise practitioners to join our pool of inspiring, freelance Associate Learning Facilitators to deliver Social Enterprise Academy Australia learning & development programs across Victoria. We are looking for people who are excited and energised by the idea of: Joining a network of unique and diverse Associate Learning Facilitators from Australia and across the world Delivering learning programs for individuals and communities Supporting people through leadership, enterprise and social impact journeys Exploring your own development of facilitation and peer-learning skills Full details of the recruitment and training process can be found on the SEA website: Join the Team   This includes an information pack and the first-round training dates in Melbourne beginning 12th ...

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We’re on a mission to rejuvenate rural Australia by unearthing, connecting and supporting rural innovators who want to grow their business. Through the Breakout Accelerator, a new generation of rural businesses will be coached, mentored and connected to national and global networks to drive their ideas forward whilst staying in the communities they love. Applications have now closed for this program. To find out more click here. The Breakout Accelerator concept was co-developed by the Australian Centre for Rural Entrepreneurship (ACRE) and SecondMuse, a global leader in innovation, with support from the Australian ...

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We are holding workshops across regional and rural Victoria for anyone with an interest in social enterprise. The 2 day workshops are an exploration of the different types of social enterprises, as well as a practical look at how a more enterprising approach could benefit individuals, organisations and their communities. To find dates and locations for workshops click here.   Participants from Mansfield ...

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The Conversation Hour with John Faine audio

Last week ACRE's CEO Matt Pfahlert, joined John Faine's Conversation Hour to talk about social enterprise. Listen in to their conversation, to understand more about social enterprise as a business model and to hear answers to questions posed by callers to the show. It's a fascinating segment and features Oscar from Myrrhee School, one of Victoria's youngest CEO's. Myrrhee School is a participant in the Social Enterprise Academy's Social Enterprise Schools ...

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Cisco, a global IT and networking company with 70,000 employees across 90 countries has partnered with ACRE and the students of north east Victoria. Cisco has developed an animated learning program called the Global Problem Solvers which promotes social entrepreneurship in the classroom. It has a global audience of Year 4 to 8 students. ( After learning of ACRE’s ground-breaking work in schools with the Social Enterprise Schools initiative, Cisco approached ACRE to collaborate. Social Enterprise Schools teaches students the business skills necessary to develop enterprises which solve social, cultural or environmental issues. Students create and run their own enterprises as part of the initiative. ACRE’s lead education researcher, Dr Michelle Anderson is working with north east Victorian students to provide insights and feedback to Cisco’s Global Problem Solvers and how the series can be ...

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