Collaborating with Community (1). Facilitators: Caroline Karayiannis Danny Power Aine McCabe. Anticipated outcomes. To understand the concept ‘community’ To understand the perceptions community have of schools To appreciate the role and function of the stakeholders
Story of community development – the successes and the challenges.
Danny Power – Greater Falls Road
Aine McCabe – Beechmount Community Centre
Building Collaborative communities
takes patience and
time to govern and
understand the needs
and ways of their partners.
10% - 15%
School improvement agencies
Educational inclusion initiatives
Child & family
You don’t need to create community activists, they’re already out there. You need to identify them and work with them.
..a key message has been that ownership of the vision is critical. There is no room for conflicting agendas. However, it is also important to recognise that new networks need time to develop connectivity.