• Networking,  Professional Development

    Reminder: CES-NS Journal Club (Jan 26) – Evaluation in Transition: The Promise and Challenge of South-South Development Cooperation

    Sharing a quick reminder that the CES-NS Journal Club is returning on January 26th, 12:05 – 12:55 p.m Atlantic Time! This month, we will examine a new article in the latest edition of the Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation, entitled “Evaluation in Transition: The Promise and Challenge of South-South Development Cooperation,” by Zenda Ofir.  We welcome you to read the article in advance and reflect on implications for Canadian Evaluators working in International Development, as well as for Nation to Nation relationship in evaluation, as called for by CES commitments to advancing Truth and Reconciliation.  Dr. Ofir has graciously invited us to collect questions from Journal Club participants for future follow up. Hosted by Peter…

  • Networking,  Professional Development

    The CES-NS Journal Club Returns on Jan 26! Evaluation in Transition: The Promise and Challenge of South-South Development Cooperation

    CES Nova Scotia Monthly Online Journal ClubJanuary 26, 2022, 12:05 – 12:55 p.m Atlantic Time Registration:https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUlc-yvqzMrHdRVSzmCYMTSXI5Jj2LYhFD3 Hosted by Peter MacIntosh, CES NS Professional Development Committee CES-Nova Scotia is pleased to collaborate with other Atlantic CES Chapters to host an online Journal Club for CES members and guests, on the fourth Wednesday of every month. On January 26, we will examine a new article in the latest edition of the Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation, entitled “Evaluation in Transition: The Promise and Challenge of South-South Development Cooperation,” by Zenda Ofir.  We welcome you to read the article in advance and reflect on implications for Canadian Evaluators working in International Development, as…

  • Professional Development

    CES-NL: Evaluation and Performance Measurement Frameworks: Getting to the Next Level (Jan 26)

    Our friends at CES Newfoundland and Labrador are hosting a professional development event on evaluation and performance measurement frameworks on Jan 26, led by Simon Roy and Leah Simpkins. Register at:  https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/evaluation-performance-measurement-frameworks-getting-to-the-next-level-tickets-223637404497. See below for more details. Date: Wednesday, January 26, 2022 Time: 11:30 a.m – 1:30 p.m. (NST) Facilitators: Simon Roy and Leah Simpkins Location: Zoom Registration Cost: Students: $50, CES-NL and National Members: $75, Non-members: $100 Registration Deadline: Monday, January 24th, 2022 Register at:  https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/evaluation-performance-measurement-frameworks-getting-to-the-next-level-tickets-223637404497 Register early to reserve your space (max 20 participants). For more information contact [email protected]

  • Professional Development

    Asking for a Friend: How Can You Integrate Sustainability into Evaluation?

    Our final episode of #EvalAFF responds to general interest in how to integrate sustainability into evaluative thinking and design. The three-part answer distinguishes sustainability of inputs, implementation activities, and results; instrumental versus intrinsic valuing of environmental sustainability; and the application of both equity and sustainability considerations to both human and nonhuman beings. Rather than attempting to curate supporting literature as part of this blog post, Andrealisa invites discussion about which aspects of the three-part answer would be most important to elaborate on in a workshop that could explore key terms and sources of expertise from within the evaluation field and beyond.