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    Summer Learning Opportunity: ESS- The Fundamentals of Evaluation

    Essential Skills Series: The Fundamentals of Evaluation Summer Learning: July 1-August 30, 2024 CES-NS is offering the Essential Skills Series as a facilitated online course. This course is designed for individuals new to evaluation and provides instruction on how to plan and conduct an evaluation and covers the evaluation landscape in Canada including evaluation standards, competencies, and guidance for ethical practice. You’ll have the opportunity to solidify your learning by working through an evaluation planning case study throughout the course. Sessions will be completed over the course of 10 weeks with learners engaging in self- directed learning to complete the requirements of the course. Facilitation will be offered via weekly…

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    CES-NS Summer Journal Club: Tuesday June 25 12:05-1:55pm AT

    Grab your lunch and sunglasses and join us for our June Journal Club session, scheduled for Tuesday, June 25, 12:05pm – 12:55pm Atlantic time.   Session Description:  In this session, we will discuss Buetti et al.’s (2024) article “Evaluation Literacy and Use in Community Organizations: Insights and Implications for Evaluation Capacity Building” You can find the article from the Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation at https://utpjournals.press/doi/10.3138/cjpe-2024-0002 Please read the article in advance and join us to discuss the ideas and how they connect to our context as evaluators! Moderated by:  Peter MacIntosh Registration: https://tinyurl.com/2bhwssnv Once registered, you will receive the details to log into Zoom. After this session, we will…

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    CES-NS 2024 Spring Journal Club: Tuesday, May 28 12:05pm-12:55pm AT

    Grab your lunch and join us for our May Journal Club session, scheduled for Tuesday, May 28, 12:05pm – 12:55pm Atlantic time. Session Description:  In this session, we will discuss Gokiert et al.’s (2024) article “Evaluation Capacity Building: Experiential Learning Through Community–University Collaboratives.” You can find the article from the Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation at https://www.utpjournals.press/doi/pdf/10.3138/cjpe-2024-0003 Please read the article in advance and join us to discuss the ideas and how they connect to our context as evaluators! Moderated by:  Peter MacIntosh Registration:  https://tinyurl.com/4zrawarj Once registered, you will receive the details to log into Zoom. Interested in evaluation? Want to engage with peers in Nova Scotia? Find out more at…

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    CES-NS 2024 Journal Club: Tuesday, February 27, 12:05-12:55pm AT

    Location:  Zoom Moderated by: Peter MacIntosh Click to Register Once registered, you will receive the details to log into Zoom.   Session Description (PDF): In this session, we will discuss Janzen et al.’s (2023) article, “Community-Based Evaluation When Localizing Sustainable Development Goals” You can find the article from the Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation at https://www.utpjournals.press/doi/pdf/10.3138/cjpe.75810 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…

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    2022-2023 CES national annual report

    The 2022-2023 CES national annual report is available for all members > CES 2022-2023 Annual Report From the reports introduction: It is a great pleasure to present our 2022-2023 Annual Report. This year, National Board and Chapters have worked hard to maintain business continuity amidst challenging conditions in the wake of the pandemic. We have relied on good humour and good faith to manage turnover and vacancies, while boldly pursuing innovation to achieve commitments outlined in our 2019-2024 Strategic Plan. As you read this summary of collective accomplishments, please join me in celebrating the many generous and talented volunteers behind it all.