A mineral frequently used as a gemstone, Sodalite is said to have properties that promote communication and expression, particularly at a deep, insightful level. It is also said to stimulate creativity, mental clarity and logical and analytical abilities.
This is the essence of Sodalite Projects.
Sodalite Projects brings logic, creativity and insight to all of its work, along with highly-developed communication skills that bring clarity and genuine engagement to every project activity - from facilitation and interviewing, through to report writing and development of written resources, tools and web content.
Sodalite Projects' Sue Goodwin has almost thirty years of experience in education, social research and social planning in Australia and overseas, including experience across all three education and training sectors and the community sector. In addition to teaching and training qualifications, Sue holds a Master of Social Planning and Development.
Sue has been consulting in social policy and planning for 15 years and prior to establishing Sodalite Projects in 2018 was Senior Consultant and General Manager with Ithaca Group, a Brisbane-based consulting firm, and earlier still, conducted consulting projects in social planning.
In addition to research, evaluation, planning and reporting skills, Sue is highly skilled in teaching, lecturing and conducting workshops, training sessions and mentoring programs. She has extensive experience in facilitating consultation through surveys, face-to-face and telephone interviews, focus groups and community meetings, as well as conducting research on wide variety of education and training and other social issues for the community sector and for local, state and federal policy-making and planning purposes.
Over her many years of consulting work, Sue has developed a reputation for producing reports that are clear, insightful and “well-written”. Her writing skills have also been used to produce a variety of products (such as resources, frameworks and tools) designed to assist in turning policy into practice.
Sodalite Projects works in a highly collaborative way, working closely with clients to ensure their requirements are understood and met.
In addition to working independently, Sue regularly works in partnership with Rachel Healy Consulting, Outpost Consulting and Young Futures, and as a member of Clarity Consortium.