public policy research, skill formation, workplace change, consulting, information, communications technology (ICT), youth employment, developing countries
strategic uses of knowledge

Key Capacities

Curtain Consulting, Melbourne

Key Capacities
Principal consultants
Citizen engagement
Public policy & APPRN
Young people & work
- Australia
Young people & work
- Developing countries
ICT for development
Skill formation
in Australia
Workplace change
in Australia
Dili Institute of Technology
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  • Major strength in capacity to synthesise diverse sources of information to produce knowledge that has strategic value 

  • Strong research skills drawing on substantial expertise in survey design, administration and data analysis 

  • Sound practitioner knowledge based on key roles in a number of workplace change processes 

  • Strong international orientation to identify ‘best practice’ public policy  

  • Particular focus in analytical work on young people in their transition from education to work and from dependence to independence 

  • Good ‘reflective practitioner’ understanding of workplace dynamics and learning, strong capacity to diagnose ‘problems’ and to propose workable solutions

  • In depth understanding of national skill formation policies and their relevance as reference points for reforms

  •  Appreciation of the shortcomings of public policy processes and the value of finding new ways to engage citizens in developing policy

Last update21-Jul-2003   © Curtain Consulting 2003