• Networking,  Professional Development

    Registration open for the CES Student Case Competition!

    Registration is open! Teams can register for the CES Student Case Competition, now until January 30th. Running for over twenty years, the Student Evaluation Case Competition is a two-round annual Canadian competition that helps post-secondary students build and showcase their program evaluation skills. Through the use of real-world programs and cases, students work in teams to respond to a request for proposals over a limited time period. (from the website) For more information or to register, please visit https://competition.evaluationcanada.ca/

  • Networking,  Professional Development

    CES-NS Journal Club (Jan 25) – “A Fundamental Choice: Internal or External Evaluation?”

    The Professional Development Committee of the Nova Scotia Chapter of CES is holding a discussion on the journal article: “A Fundamental Choice: Internal or External Evaluation?” Melissa Conley-Tyler. Evaluation Journal of Australasia. Vol 4: Nos 1&2. 2005. pp 3-11. The discussion will be hosted by Rob Chatwin, CE on Monday, January 25th, 12:00 – 1:00PM (AST) via zoom. Journal Club is open to CES members in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, and Prince Edward Island. The article with discussion questions and joining instructions will be sent to attendees following registration. Register in advance for this meeting:https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEldO2vqTstHtOYiDjNEQK9m5OqTboUcEUL After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining…

  • Contracts & Jobs

    RFP Opportunity: External Project Evaluator

    An External Project Evaluator is being sought to support the development of a national strategy to address gender-based violence for newcomers and refugees. This contract involves reviewing the outcomes and data collected to date during the end of the second year of this three-year project and making recommendations for data collection going forward. The project team is looking for an evaluator that has experience in the settlement and the anti-violence sectors. Bi-lingual capabilities in French and English is an asset. Deadline for Receipt of Submissions: Tuesday, January 5th, 2021. Please see the attachmed RFP for more information:

  • Networking,  Professional Development

    Reminder (tomorrow – Dec 16!): Compassion, Resiliency, and Humility in Evaluation with Yasser Ismail, CE

    The Maritime Chapters are thrilled to welcome Yasser Ismail, C.E., as the featured guest at the next Wednesday Webinar on Dec. 16 at 12 pm (AST). Yasser will lead participants on a journey of self-awareness through a series of Reflective Practice exercises. These exercises will invite you to cultivate compassion, resilience, and humility in your evaluation practice by bringing awareness to the dynamic, context-sensitive nature of dimensions of privilege and systemic discrimination in our daily lives.   Event registration: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJckceCurzwqHtfccT8vj05ZHpZhkTz_r6Jy This webinar will support the following Core Competencies for evaluation practice: Reflective Practice 1.7: Uses self-awareness and reflective thinking to continually improve practice. Situational Practice 3.2: Identifies stakeholders’ needs and their capacity…

  • Networking,  Professional Development

    MSSU Keeping up with Knowledge Translation! Session 2: The Science and Practice of Implementation

    The Maritime SPOR SUPPORT Unit (MSSU), will be hosting the second session of their new capacity development series, Keeping up with Knowledge Translation! Session 2: The Science and Practice of ImplementationDate: Thursday, January 21st, 2020Time: 12:00 pm – 1:30 pmPlatform: Zoom WebinarPresenter(s): Science of Implementation: Dr. Janet CurranMSSU Knowledge Translation (KT) Science Lead; Clinician Scientist, Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine, IWK Health; Professor, School of Nursing, Dept. of Emergency Medicine, Dalhousie University Practice of Implementation: Dr. Robin UrquhartMSSU Patient Engagement (PE) Science Lead; Canadian Cancer Society (Nova Scotia Division) Endowed Chair in Population Cancer Research and Associate Scientist, Dept. of Community Health and Epidemiology, Dalhousie University. For more info and to register, please visit: http://www.spor-maritime-srap.ca/keeping-knowledge-translation-session-2