• Journal Club,  Professional Development,  Study/Discussion Group

    CES-NS 2024 Spring Journal Club: Tuesday April 23 12:05-1:55pm AT (session time extended to accommodate student learning)

    Join us for a special April Session in Partnership with Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Management Dalhousie’s Master of Public Administration (Management) Program students who are in the final days of completing their course in Program Evaluation will join this session. Students will contribute to the discussion, ask questions, and importantly deepen their learning by engaging with members of our CES-NS community of learning and practice! Session Description: In this session, we will discuss Lahey’s (2023) article “John Mayne and the Origins of Evaluation in the Public Sector in Canada: A Shaping of both Evaluation and the Evaluator” You can find the article from the Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation at https://www.utpjournals.press/doi/full/10.3138/cjpe.75451…

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    CES NS Meet & Mingle Event > Thursday, April 25th, 4:30 – 7:00 pm

    The Mercantile Social 1579 Hollis Street Halifax, NS 4:30 – 7:00 pm >> Click to sign up. Please let us know if you plan on coming. CES members and non-members are invited to come meet and mingle! All are welcome, whether working in evaluation, in a related school/training program, or just a general interest in it. Come learn about volunteer opportunities and ways you can get involved in the evaluation community in Nova Scotia. Appetizers provided.   Please note we will be hosting a virtual social event soon!   Interested in evaluation? Want to engage with peers in Nova Scotia? Find out more or email [email protected]  

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    Call for Nominations – C2024 Conference Support

    The Nova Scotia Chapter of the Canadian Evaluation Society (CES-NS) is seeking nominations to support in-person and virtual attendance at the 2024 CES Conference in Fredericton, New Brunswick. Please nominate a CES member (with permission) or submit your interest in: $1000 reimbursement to support in-person conference attendance for registration fees, travel, hotel, and meals. Must be a current CES NS Member to be eligible, one award available. Free virtual conference registration. Both CES NS members and non-members eligible, two registrations available. We welcome nominations of those who have made or have the potential to make an important contribution to the evaluation community in our province. Individuals can be emerging practitioners…

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    CES-NS 2024 Journal Club: Tuesday, March 26, 12:05-12:55pm AT

    With Peter MacIntosh, moderator Click to register Once registered, you will receive the details to log into Zoom. Session Description (pdf) In this session, we will discuss Bourgeois and Whynot’s (2018) article, “Strategic Evaluation Utilization in the Canadian Federal Government.” Find the article here > Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation Please read the article in advance, and join us to discuss the ideas and how they connect to our context as evaluators! Save the 4th Tuesday each month in your calendars for more Journal Club meetings!   Interested in evaluation? Want to engage with peers in Nova Scotia? Find out more at CES-NS or email admin @ cesns.ca

  • Job posting,  Uncategorized

    Job Posting > Evaluation Specialist, Undergraduate Medical Education, Dalhousie University

    Evaluation Specialist, Undergraduate Medical Education, Dalhousie University full-time position. $66,445 – $89,012 per annum hybrid work option Close Date 02/29/2024 LINK TO JOB POSTING From the job posting: The Department of Undergraduate Medical Education (UGME) within the Faculty of Medicine, delivers an informative and challenging curriculum for the undergraduate and master’s students enrolled in the Medical School, which will prepare them for the next stage of their medical education. Reporting jointly to the Director, UGME and the Director, Reporting & Analytics, the Evaluation Specialist plays a key role in the UGME office’s planning, policy formation and decision making through the production, dissemination, and analysis of program data from various sources.…