• Professional Development

    Foundations for Creating a Culture of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Evaluation – Free Live Webinar for CES Members (Oct 5)

    The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Working Group of the CES invites all CES members to attend their live webinar “Foundations for Creating a Culture of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Evaluation” on Monday October 5th from 1-4pm. This webinar, delivered by a team of experts from Bloom Consulting, is an opportunity for CES members to work together to create a more inclusive organization for the evaluation community and to enhance their professional practice and it is free to all CES members, courtesy of the DEI WG.  You can register for the webinar here and you are encouraged to indicate your specific interests in the topic by completing this short questionnaire.  CES encourages members to…

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    Info and Q&A session on the CES Credentialed Evaluator designation (free) – October 7th

    The Maritime CES Chapters are collaboratively hosting a free online session about the Credentialed Evaluator (CE) designation! On October 7th, 1:30-2:30 pm (ADT), come learn about the designation, ask questions, and receive advice on the application. Whether you’re first learning about the CE or are mid-application (or somewhere in between), we hope to see you there. For more details and sign-up info, please see the below message. Version en francais a suivre Greetings from New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and PEI Chapters of the Canadian Evaluation Society. The Maritime CES Presidents and PD Chairs have been collaborating on a series of “Wednesday Webinars,” which will kick off with a Q&A for…

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    Evaluation Facilitation principles meet Blue Marble Evaluation principles: Professional Development to be World Savvy in a Virtual World (free webinar)

    Blue Marble Evaluation regularly holds free webinars related to its focus on “training the next generation of evaluators to Think Globally, Act Globally and Evaluate Globally.” (https://bluemarbleeval.org/) Blue Marble Evaluation’s next webinar will be held on September 22nd, 2020 @ 2:00pm (UTC) / 11:00am (ADT) and is titled, “Evaluation Facilitation principles meet Blue Marble Evaluation principles: Professional Development to be World Savvy in a Virtual World”. You can learn about the webinar and register at: https://bluemarbleeval.org/latest/evaluation-facilitation-principles-meet-blue-marble-evaluation-principles-professional From the website: Learn how two professional development and capability-building trainers, Glenn Page and Michael Quinn Patton, are adapting to the online environment. Two principles-focused evaluation approaches interconnect as Glenn will focus on how to apply the principles…

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    Apply for funding for evaluation training with the CESEF Educational Assistance Award (applications due September 15)

    Looking to attend a new workshop or gain additional training to improve your evaluation skill set? Apply for the Educational Assistance Award with CESEF to win upwards of $500. For more information visit: http://cesef.memberlodge.org/educational-assistance-awards.  Deadline to apply is September 15th! Email your request for an application form to [email protected] For original post, see https://evaluationcanada.ca/news/22481?f=n

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    The Role of Technology in Evaluation – New State of the Field Research Available

    MERL Tech recently published a series of papers on the state of the field of technology in evaluation and other related disciplines. This is an excellent resource for those interested in technologies like big data, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and biometrics – and their role in evaluation. MERL Tech’s State of the Field series can be accessed on their website: http://merltech.org/new-research-the-state-of-the-field-of-merl-tech-2014-2019. MERL Tech is a platform and space for discussion, learning, and sharing experiences and challenges with the use of technologies for Monitoring, Evaluation, Research, and Learning (MERL) in the social impact, humanitarian, and international development fields. (from MERL Tech’s website)