Shared Initiatives for Training

What it is about?

Climate change, gender equality and inclusion of minorities are key challenges for our rapidly changing world. Arts and culture have a recognised role in shaping societies and have the potential to significantly contribute to a better and more sustainable future for all as recognised in the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The project SHIFT will provide training offers for cultural leaders, working together and creating paths to face such global challenges. Implementing changes where needed and passing on the gained knowledge to leaders and staff members, of cultural networks and the broader cultural sector are key targets of the project.

The partners will produce online manuals and guidelines during these two next years (December 2019-December 2021) on the following themes:
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Cultural Leadership

→ Organisational change and evolution

→ Role-based organisations

→ Participatory governance

→ Shared governance and shared responsibilities

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Environmental Sustainability

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→ Embedding of environmental sustainability thinking

→ Collective approach on how to act together

→ Self-scan

→ Circular organisation

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Gender & Power-relations

→ Ingrained inequalities existing among gender in a working environment

→ Structural change in workplaces, organisations, institutions, city & government level

→ Change the way authority, information & responsivity flows in an organisation

→ Structurally approach topics of sexual harassment and assault

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→ Improve communication tools & channels

→ Improve accessibility for all events/activities

→ Analysis of how these target groups can be reached

→ Training in understanding this need by staff, board & membership