Evaluation Conclave in Kathmandu, Nepal
26th Feb – 1st March 2013
I would like to extend my gratitude towards “Institute of Social Studies Trust” (ISST) for providing an opportunity to attend the fruitful and participatory “Evaluation Conclave” held in Kathmandu, Nepal from 26th of Feb till 1st of March 2013. Here I met people from different walks of life (evaluators, academicians,…Continue
Why feminist evaluations?
The Evaluation conclave was an excellent opportunity where ISST played a pivotal role of bringing many development organizations on the same platform as many researchers and evaluators. It was a great opportunity to share our work and learn from other interconnected sectors. It was a great opportunity not only to meet, interact and learn from some veteran like Dr. Robert Chambers. His style of conducting the workshop took me back in time…Continue
The MPhil Programme in Development Practice at Ambedkar University, Delhi has been started in collaboration with a developmental sector organisation called PRADAN. It is an innovative experiment where a University and a development sector agent have come together to join hands and re-think the regular structure of 'development' courses and 'discourses' imparted through rural management,…Continue
Added by Gurpreet Kaur on May 6, 2013 at 16:37 — No Comments
Not talking much on this international event let me concentrate more towards the learning and my future plan derived from this international gathering held in Kathmandu, Nepal.
Within the series of parallel sessions, it was really a challenge to chose and attend only one session within a time frame. But as per the interest I opted mostly to…Continue
Engendering Policy through Evaluation, Institute of Social Studies Trust, New Delhi
Supported by IDRC and Ford Foundation
Call for proposals:
Feminist approaches to evaluation seek to unpack the nature of gender and social inequalities and further see evaluation as a political activity, itself part of a change process. There is relatively little literature on feminist evaluation, and our objective is to help build the field by supporting research on Design, Methods, Process,…
Added by Shraddha Chigateri on May 2, 2013 at 11:00 — No Comments
In our daily work routines most of us tend to get so occupied with jumping from one task to another, meeting deadlines and producing deliverables, that we rarely get a chance to take a step back and think about what we’re doing and how we could do it better, and somewhere the purpose begins to get lost. Given this reality, the Evaluation Conclave provided not only a much needed opportunity to reflect on our evaluation experiences, but with all the informed and stimulating sessions, also a…Continue