June 2015 Blog Posts (17)

Thank you and news from The Improve Group

Dear Gender and Evaluation community,

The month of June marks The Improve Group’s 15-year anniversary. In this time, I have found Gender and Evaluation listserv, as well as other evaluation-focused listservs, to be my professional “home”. From the challenging questions posed, to the theoretical and philosophical positions, to the professional camaraderie, this has been a wonderful community. Thank you, Gender and Evaluation members!

To commemorate The Improve Group’s…

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Added by Leah Goldstein Moses on June 30, 2015 at 18:52 — 1 Comment

Whose Evaluation Matters? Women's Evaluations vs Government Evaluations

- When I asked women and men from six Chennai [India] slums: "What are the changes - positive and negative - you have seen in the last five years in the institutions of marriage, family, markets and state?" they pointed to quite a few changes and recommendations. These are discussed first, followed by recommendations from evaluations of government schemes in the same city. The disjuncture between women’s evaluations and government evaluations is then contrasted, and, finally, recommendations…

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Added by Ranjani K.Murthy on June 29, 2015 at 15:51 — 3 Comments

Live Stream of Marco Segone's Speakers Lunch Today

IPDET will have a live video stream of Marco Segone’s Speakers Lunch, this Wednesday, June 24th starting at approximately from 12:45 pm (E.T.).

This is an accessible way to share Marco’s talk with a broader audience and celebrate the International Year of Evaluation.…

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Added by Asela Kalugampitiya on June 24, 2015 at 18:33 — 2 Comments

Reflections of a non-evaluator

My name is Albie Colvin, I am a young Melbourne-based social entrepreneur/philanthropist; I run ACGD Design - community based creative communications company, and I am the founder of Colour Them Safe (CTS) - small international arts initiative aimed at improving the livelihoods of disadvantaged young people through art programs and…

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Added by Albie Colvin on June 24, 2015 at 10:43 — 6 Comments

Fostering Evaluative Thinking

Hi Gender and Eval Community!

Over on my blog, free-range evaluation, I recently shared some thoughts on how my colleagues and I have been working to support and promote "evaluative thinking," especially among "non-evaluators" (i.e., program implementers who don't see themselves as evaluators, or who maybe even dislike evaluation). 

Here, I share some of…

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Added by Tom Archibald on June 23, 2015 at 5:30 — 4 Comments

EvalPartners newsletter June issue

EvalPartners newsletter June issue http://createsend.com/t/d-C7B3EB940D86DAEC

Added by Asela Kalugampitiya on June 20, 2015 at 14:46 — No Comments

EES emerging evaluators virtual conference

Colleagues, pls share information on the EES emerging evaluators virtual conference 19.9.2015 - link below.…

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Added by Asela Kalugampitiya on June 19, 2015 at 13:30 — No Comments

POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN EVALUATION

University of Sri Jayewardenepura is pleased to announce the commencement of the intake of the first batch of the postgraduate diploma in evaluation for the academic year 2015. The primary objective of this programme is to generate a stream of academically trained evaluation professionals in Sri Lanka. It is open to students and professionals qualified in diverse development related study areas to obtain professional qualifications in programme evaluation. The course is carefully…

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Added by Asela Kalugampitiya on June 17, 2015 at 16:06 — No Comments

Power, Institutions and Gender Relations: Can Evaluations Transform them? (Part II)

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Added by Ranjani K.Murthy on June 16, 2015 at 15:37 — 2 Comments

AEA's International Partnership Program

Hi, everyone. Here is the latest international policy article Jim Rugh and I have just published in the American Evaluation Association (AEA) newsletter. As you'll see, it's about AEA's International Partnership Program.…

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Added by Mike Hendricks on June 12, 2015 at 4:30 — No Comments

Scholarship to virtually attend 22 one-day workshops

The Claremont Evaluation Center and EvalPartners, with the financial support of Rockefeller Foundation, are proud to announce the creation of a scholarship fund to financially support evaluators working in, or originally from, a…

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Added by Asela Kalugampitiya on June 11, 2015 at 18:49 — No Comments

Register now to e-Learning on Development Evaluation

UN Women Independent Evaluation Office, Claremont Graduate University and IOCE, within the …

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Added by Asela Kalugampitiya on June 9, 2015 at 21:16 — No Comments

Evaluation for the World We Want! My takes from the Canadian Evaluation Society Conference, 2015

The theme of the 2015 Canadian Evaluation Society (CES) Conference "Evaluation of the World We Want" appealed to my mind and heart and I hence decided to submit a paper and apply for bursary. I…

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Added by Ranjani K.Murthy on June 3, 2015 at 17:24 — 2 Comments

Spanish translation of the “Advocating for Evaluation - A toolkit to develop advocacy strategies to strengthen an enabling environment for evaluation

Spanish translation of the “Advocating for Evaluation A toolkit to develop advocacy strategies to strengthen an enabling environment for evaluation…

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Added by Asela Kalugampitiya on June 2, 2015 at 19:57 — No Comments

Improving Evidence Use in Government Decision-Making

This blog was originally posted on Itad.com, by David Fleming, Senior Consultant. 

Some thoughts from a case study in fragile/conflict-affected environments.

I recently attended the second annual roundtable meeting of the Africa Cabinet Government Network (ACGN) in Accra. The Network brings together Cabinet Secretaries and secretariat staff across twelve African…

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Added by Emmeline Willcocks on June 2, 2015 at 19:30 — 3 Comments

Monitoring and Evaluation paid Internships

Monitoring and Evaluation paid Internships available at Khulisa Management Services in Johannesburg, South Africa from January 2016 to December 2016.  If you have a post-graduate degree, please check https://jobs.khulisa.com/ for more details on the internship and how to apply.…

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Added by Asela Kalugampitiya on June 1, 2015 at 14:54 — No Comments

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