Behaviour Change

My Future, My Oceans

A participant in the “My Oceans, My Future” program from Bontolebang village arriving with a wheelbarrow load of plastic rubbish Photo: P Bradley

WHAT KIND OF TOOL IS IT?

My Future, My Oceans is a process for fostering sustainable behaviours in lowresource coastal households.

WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENT PARTS TO IT?

  • Participant workbook
  • Facilitator guidebook
  • Project management guidebook (English only)

Materials are available in English and Bahasa Indonesia. See below

WHAT DOES IT DO?

My Future, My Oceans is a low-cost process of behavioural diagnosis and capacity enhancing. The tool empowers individuals in coastal villages to adopt behaviours that lead to healthier families, happier lives and a cleaner environment.

HOW DOES IT WORK?

The process comprises training of facilitators to deliver workshops, running of workshops to empower villagers, and the evaluation of outcomes. The process is supported by practitioner materials, including a project coordinator guidebook, facilitator handbook and participant workbook.

WHEN IS IT USED?

My Future, My Oceans is used when there is a need to promote sustainable behaviours, for example waste management, fisheries practices and healthier choices.

IN WHAT FORMAT IS IT AVAILABLE?

My Future, My Oceans comprises a set of materials presented in PDF and PowerPoint files.

WHO IS THE TARGET END-USER?

  • Government officials involved in community empowerment and enhancing capacity
  • NGOs involved in community engagement
  • Other professionals working in community engagement or empowerment

WHAT IS THE COST OF USING THE TOOL?

My Future, My Oceans is available free of charge, under the user agreement and stated terms and conditions (see www.ccres.net). Users will need to budget to cover materials, training and implementation costs.

IS TECHNICAL TRAINING OR SUPPORT REQUIRED?

Technical training is required with its form dependent on the scope of implementation. Training would never exceed 1.5 weeks — e.g. for a large roll-out, a 3 day course for delivery and 3 day course for project management is recommended.


More information: Erik Simmons, The University of Queensland


WHERE CAN I ACCESS THE TOOL?

The tool comprises a Facilitator Handbook, Participant Workbook and Project Management Guide. Download the materials here:

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My Future, My Oceans participant work book (English) pdf / 2.69 MB LOGIN TO DOWNLOAD
My Future, My Oceans participant work book (Bahasa Indonesia) pdf / 2.7 MB LOGIN TO DOWNLOAD
My Future, My Oceans trainer guidebook (English) pdf / 946.37 KB LOGIN TO DOWNLOAD
My Future, My Oceans trainer guidebook (Bahasa Indonesia) pdf / 944.16 KB LOGIN TO DOWNLOAD
My Future, My Oceans project management guide (English) pdf / 2.77 MB LOGIN TO DOWNLOAD