• 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…

  • Announcements,  Journal Club

    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…

  • Job posting

    Job Posting > Director of Learning Networks, Impact Organizations of Nova Scotia (IONS)

    Director of Learning Networks, Impact Organizations of Nova Scotia (IONS) full-time position. Office spaces in Halifax, Sydney; open to remote workers in Nova Scotia  $70,000-85,000 commensurate with experience.   A 4-day work week (Fridays off – totaling 32 hours/week with some flexibility within the working day) is part of the IONS benefits package.   Vacation (4 weeks) and wellness days (12 per year), as well as office closure during the winter holiday period, will be part of the compensation package.   Health plan (employees pay 50% of health and dental portion plus 100% of long-term disability) and a $250/year wellness fund per year (prorated based on start date). Health benefits are offered at…

  • Job posting

    Job posting > Evaluation Practitioner, Every One Every Day Kjipuktuk / Halifax

    Evaluation Practitioner Every One Every Day Kjipuktuk / Halifax: A project of the Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre Starting date: As soon as possible Position Type: Full time (35hrs/week), fixed term (one-year) contract with possibility for extension. Hourly Rate: $25-$27/hr, depending on experience. Group benefits plan included. Statement of Intention: We encourage applications from individuals who self-identify as Indigenous, African Nova Scotian or Nova Scotian of African ancestry. We are particularly interested in recruiting people with connections to Halifax’s North End. Posting link Posting PDF [email protected] From the posting: Currently, we are seeking an Evaluation Practitioner to support the development and implementation of Every One Every Day’s Developmental Evaluation Practice. Based…

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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.