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    Postponed – Wednesday Webinar & Workshop

    In following with public health recommendations, we have postponed the Wednesday Webinar & Workshop series for the foreseeable future. Alternatively, we invite you participate in the National webinar: Free CES Webinar – CJPE Book Club: Principles, Approaches, and Methods for Evaluation in Indigenous Contexts: A Grey Literature Scoping Review Presented by Michelle M. Vine, Susan J. Snelling and Heather Manson WHEN:  Mar 18, 2020 from 12 pm to 1 pm Eastern Daylight Time WHERE: CES webinars take place online using the Zoom platform. You can check your computer’s requirements here. REGISTRATION:  https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Mt5JShxyTziuTanafvT3cg COST: Free LANGUAGE: English _____________________________ The CJPE Book Club: The CJPE is pleased to have launched its book club, in collaboration with CES. The…

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    POSTPONED WORKSHOP – Using Contribution Analysis in Evaluation Practice

    Contribution Analysis is an approach to evaluation, built on theory of change, which demonstrates the desired impact of an intervention. Contribution analysis is especially relevant in settings where there are multiple interventions contributing to a social problem. This applies to most publicly funded programs. This session will discuss the theory of contribution analysis, briefly review the literature, provide a quick review of theory of change, and discuss the steps for using contribution analysis. Exercises involving participants will be included. Representatives from provincial and federal government, as well as the non-profit and education sectors will summarize their experience with the use of contribution analysis giving insights into the benefits and challenges…

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    New Series – Wednesday Webinar and Workshop

    We are excited to launch a new series: Wednesday Webinar and Workshop These sessions will be a FREE monthly opportunity for interested participants to get together and watch a webinar followed by discussion and networking. Light refreshments provided by the Canadian Evaluation Society – Nova Scotia Chapter. Focus of Spring 2020 Webinars:  Integration of equity and sustainability into evaluation practice. March Webinar: Living in Good Relations – Why a Tribal Critical Systems Model is Needed for Evaluation Partnerships and Practice to Address the Sustainable Development Goals Webinar Presenter: Dr. Nicole Bowman (Mohican/Lunaape) of Bowman Performance Consulting and the Wisconsin Center for Education Research Dr. Nicole Bowman will be calling to participate…

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    EvalYouth Virtual Conference – November 23

    This Saturday, November 23 EvalYouth will host their 4th virtual conference. This is a half-day FREE online conference with widely relevant topics presented by renowned professionals. For more information or to sign up, head to https://www.evalpartners.org/evalyouth/fourth-evalyouth-virtual-conference. Space is limited. From the EvalYouth website: EvalYouth is organizing it’s 4th innovative, dynamic, and thought-provoking virtual conference to help young and emerging evaluators build their evaluation skills and learn new methods for conducting evaluation. The conference will provide an opportunity for the participants to learn evaluation design and planning, important tips for conducting evaluation, evaluation results analysis, creativity in evaluation, communicating the evaluation results and evaluating the SDGs.