• Announcements,  Journal Club,  Professional Development,  Study/Discussion Group

    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…

  • 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…

  • Professional Development,  Study and Discussion,  Study/Discussion Group

    CORRECTION: December 21st > CES-NS Study/Discussion Group

    REMINDER: Study/Discussion Group: Foundations for Creating Cultures of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in Evaluation Next meeting > Thursday, Dec. 21, 2023, 2:30-4:00 Atlantic time CES-NS is pleased to offer a study/discussion group in 2023-24 to provide Atlantic Canadian evaluators with supported learning to understand and use evaluation as a tool for decolonization, equity, and sustainability. Who: CES members from Atlantic Canada. When: 2:30-4:00 pm Atlantic, third Thursday of every month, October 2023 to June 2024. Where: Zoom (you will receive a meeting invite after you register). What: Each meeting will cover one of the modules from the CES self-study course Foundations for Creating Cultures of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in…

  • Professional Development,  Study and Discussion,  Study/Discussion Group

    December 21st > CES-NS Study/Discussion Group

    REMINDER: Study/Discussion Group: Foundations for Creating Cultures of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in Evaluation Next meeting > Thursday, Dec. 21, 2023, 2:30-4:00 Atlantic time CES-NS is pleased to offer a study/discussion group in 2023-24 to provide Atlantic Canadian evaluators with supported learning to understand and use evaluation as a tool for decolonization, equity, and sustainability. Who: CES members from Atlantic Canada. When: 2:30-4:00 pm Atlantic, third Thursday of every month, October 2023 to June 2024. Where: Zoom (you will receive a meeting invite after you register). What: Each meeting will cover one of the modules from the CES self-study course Foundations for Creating Cultures of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in…

  • Journal Club,  Study and Discussion,  Study/Discussion Group

    TODAY! > Register for this months Fall Journal Club meeting, 12:05-12:55pm AT

    Tuesday, November 28, 12:05-12:55pm AT Moderator: Peter MacIntosh Session Description: Join us for the next Fall Journal Club meeting. In this session, we will discuss Parrott and Carman’s (2019) article “Scaling Up Programs: Reflections on the Importance of Process Evaluation” (linked here from the 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! Once registered, you will receive the details to log into Zoom. 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 or…