The CBRNetwork brings together expertise and experience from a range of areas and sectors within the field of education. The focus on capacity-building for emerging global, national and regional/community futures encompasses sustainable and innovative practices, learning and development, lifelong learning and the development of self-determined communities.
These capacity-building processes are multidisciplinary and may be realised at community, industry, organisation, team or individual levels. The CBRNetwork is currently working with a number of community development organisations throughout regional and rural areas of Australia to develop projects aimed at enhancing their community and organisational capacity-building initiatives.
Established as a research team in 2009, the CBRNetwork has since gained Faculty Research Centre status and grown to include seven full members , one adjunct and eight associate members, all contributing a broad range of experiences across various sectors of the discipline of Education.
In 2010, the CNRNetwork launched its first edited book, Sustaining synergies: Collaborative research and researching collaboration. It has since published several more books on capacity-building principles and practices, and an impressive list of research outputs.
The on-going goals of the CBRNetwork are to: