Fast Track Intensive Leadership Program

Safe and Equal

Our Prevention Course participants have had their second session, and things are flowing really well. Thank you for all of your work with us to make this happen.

Amelia Ditcham
Program Manager, Safe and Equal

Building leaders and managers for Victoria’s specialist domestic violence response and prevention sectors.

With the onset COVID-19, Safe and Equal transitioned their Fast Track professional development program into virtual delivery from 2021. 

The two intensive leadership courses were designed by Safe and Equal to fast track the development of senior level practitioners and family violence managers.

Working closely with Program Manager, Amelia Ditcham, Reality Learning supported Safe and Equal to produce blended synchronous and non-synchronous virtual training solutions that overcame the issue of Zoom fatigue.

Boosting participant engagement, the program was awarded Diamond at Australia’s online learning awards, LearnX Live!, under the Shift-It-Online category.  

ClientSafe and Equal, Victoria's peak body for family and gender-based violence.
ScopeFast Track professional development courses
DateJune 2021

Challenges

  • Maintaining high-level personal engagement that occurred during face-to-face workshops was paramount. 
  • Rapid development was required to meet course delivery dates.
  • Using an LMS (CANVAS) that was still in the process of being fully implemented across the organisation.

Solutions

  • Worked closely with Safe and Equal to integrate the intent of each training step into an online solution.
  • Balanced both synchronous and asynchronous interactivity to reduce “Zoom fatigue”.
  • Created a backbone template that integrated the virtual meetings with a standalone student-led virtual course.
  • Supported the organisation to undertake ongoing editing for course longevity.