The Centre for Communication and Social Change (CfCSC) 

The Centre for Communication and Social Change (CfCSC) specialises in the study and practical application of communication processes, techniques and media that are leveraged to bring about equitable change, social transformation and empowerment in society. The Centre is the only specialised academic institute in Australia to conduct research, offer a degree program and critically engage in this field.

Established in 2007 and based at the School of Communication and Arts, the Centre is staffed by an international group of researchers and practitioners who have global experience in development and communication matters, including with the UN, NGOs and government institutions. They undertake collaborative research, engage in Communication for Social Change (CSC) initiatives through consultancies, build capacity by convening postgraduate research and coursework programs, and foster public engagement with CSC concepts and approaches.

Particular processes the CfCSC specialises in include participatory program planning, evaluation and impact assessment; communication strategy development; facilitation; adult learning; participatory needs and opportunity assessments, and action research.

The CfCSC focuses on four key themes:
*Also known as Communication for Development
 
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Centre for Communication and Social Change Projects

The Centre for Communication and Social Change works in a range of development initiatives across the Asia-Pacific region, receiving funding from various governments, United Nations agencies and non-government organisations.

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Key Themes

More information about the Centre for Communication and Social Change's key themes: Participatory Development Communication; Communication and Advocacy; Communication Technologies and Social Change; and Communication and Transdisciplinarity in Sustainable Development.

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