The Oxfam-Monash Partnership is built on a simple idea – that by working in partnership we can achieve more than working on our own.
Development organisations and academic institutions both play key roles in global development and poverty reduction. Yet their impact can be much greater when these efforts are combined.
Together, Oxfam and Monash are driving exciting initiatives that are strengthening and enriching the work of the development sector around the world.
We conduct action research projects in a number of countries that empower communities on the ground and support positive community-driven change. By combining the academic rigour of Monash academics and ground-level expertise of Oxfam staff, our partnership is able to achieve research outcomes that would not otherwise be possible.
We run a number of programs that aim to develop meaningful connections between students, Oxfam and the broader development sector. We believe that by fostering these connections, we help to build a generation of aware, informed and inspired future leaders, ready to drive positive global change throughout their lives and careers.
Practitioner development events
We host regular practitioner development sessions and other events that promote knowledge sharing and learning within the international development sector. By sharing what we and others have learnt, and by reflecting on what this means for the work that we do, we believe that our collective development efforts can be significantly strengthened.