I am trying to collect the names of those from Gender and Evaluation community who will be attending the Australasian Evaluation Society (AES) evaluation conference 2015 scheduled in Melbourne early September. The aim is that those participating can connect face to face.
Please share in comments section below if you are attending and in case you are presenting please do share the session that others can attend.
Also happy to share that for the first time I will…Continue
Venue: Community Development Journal conference Edinburgh,
Time: late afternoon,– 2nd July 2015
I was attending the session on Raising Refugee Women’s Voices facilitated by Fiona Ballantyne in which shared how her organization has tackled key issues around asylum and international protection, and the extent to which ‘institutions’ have responded to the insights and aspirations of refugee and asylum seeking women.
Two women both from Africa shared their…Continue
Issue # 2 of TRANSFORM, the first magazine exclusively dedicated to gender-responsive evaluation, is now available!
We are glad to inform you that so far 44 events have been planned all over the world to celebrate 2015 International Year of Evaluation passing over the Evaluation Torch (pls click here to see the full list). Events are being organized by Governments, Voluntary Organizations for Professional Evaluation (VOPEs), Civil Society…
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The message and photos are courtesy Cecile Kusters
On 19 and 20 March 2015 the International Conference "Monitoring and Evaluation for Responsible Innovation" took place in Wageningen, organised by the Centre for Development Innovation, Wageningen University and Research centre in collaboration with Learning by Design. This conference…Continue
Dear Evaluation Colleagues,
I am pleased to announce the publication of an Exemplar article I authored on the early years of EvalPartners. It is a real story based on interviews with a few people, that aims to convey how each of us, as individuals, working within our different contexts,…
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On final day of the Evalweek, about 25 people came together to reflect on the learning through the Eval week in India. Sindhushree Khullar CEO of the National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog chaired the closing event of Evalweek part of EvalYear celebrations in India.…Continue
I am passionate about participatory practices. I was excited when my office Institute of Social Studies Trust with Restless Development and CMS organised a half day session on Participatory Evaluation. This was part of EvalYear celebrations. About 25 participants attended the session and deliberated on different issues around Participatory Evaluation. Mallika Samaranayake and Rajib Nandi took the lead in…Continue
Dr Rajib Nandi’s presentation…Continue
(The quote is borrowed from Marco's address)
I got to learn from diverse group of participants – from the government, academia, NGOs, UN, researchers and evaluators:
Marco’s presentation on gender and equity focused evaluation. He began his presentation with power walk exercise. Provoked us to think how development can…Continue
2015 has been declared as the International Year of Evaluation (EvalYear). National Institute of Labour Economics Research and Development (Formerly IAMR) and Programme Evaluation Organisation, NITI Aayog, Government of India are organising a five day EvalWeek to celebrate EvalYear 2015. A group of partners are supporting NILERD in organisation of this event.
Topics of focus- One of the topic that need…
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Query: Challenges to integrate gender equality into evaluation (Cross posting of Gender and Evaluation community with National Evaluation Capacities NEC community, UNDP)
Query poser: Paola De Orte
List of respondents: Jolanda, Minal Mehta, Paola De Orte shared Rakotonandrasana’s response, …Continue
Following members shared about their sessions- Tessie Catsambas, Sharon Brisolara, Patricia Rogers and Rakesh Mohan
I am listing the names and photos of members who will be at AEA. Please leave your names in the reply below. Please add your profile photos so that others can recognise you. You can correspond with other members through send a message option.
Sharon Brisolara, United States…Continue
Message from Marco Segone
2015, the International year of Evaluation (EvalYear), is approaching quickly. We have the pleasure to share with you (Attachment) a proposed strategy to make 2015 EvalYear a success by levering the existing EvalPartners movement.
We invite you to lead an EvalYear 2015 process in your…
This message comes courtesy Marco Segone (UN WOMEN Evaluation Office and EvalPartners Co-Chair)
UNWomen, Claremont Graduate University and IOCE, under the EvalPartners initiative, with support from The Rockefeller Foundation and in partnership with ReLAC, IPEN and EvalMena, are pleased to announce the opening of the registration for the third 2014 cohort of the…Continue
Facilitation for development. Concepts, practices and approaches to share, learn and improve outcomes for societal development, based in the experience of knowledge management for development practitioners.
We at the Institute of Social Studies Trust invited Ranjani Murthy, feminist researcher and evaluator, to our workshop to share the participatory evaluation tools that she uses when she conducts evaluations. While many of these tools are used in participatory research and evaluations, our interest was to understand how these tools maybe used for gender sensitive and feminist evaluations. We are pleased to share with you the edited videos of the training Ranjani conducted with us. We…Continue
Please see the details of this online course. We can reflect together on our learnings. We have a community in India consisting of feminist evaluators, implementers and donors. I will be happy to connect you with them, most of them are members of this community. Thanks to Marco for sharing!
UNWomen, Claremont Graduate University and IOCE, under the EvalPartners initiative, with support from The Rockefeller…Continue
I was fortunate to attend a session by Chris Collison, Knowledge Management specialist on learning. He was one of the speakers at Africa Evaluation Association Conference held recently in Yaounde, Cameroon. Here are some of the points Chris shared:
Individual learning happens naturally. When we move from individual learning to group of people learning collectively there is a big leak. Learning does not spread naturally from person to person. Moreover, learning decays over time when…Continue