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    The State of the Nation – Citizen Engagement in Nova Scotia

    The State of the Nation – Citizen Engagement in Nova Scotia Guest Speaker: Danny Graham of Engage NS Join us Tuesday morning September 29th to hear about how we as Nova Scotians are actively engaged in shaping our future. Our keynote speaker, Danny Graham, Chief Engagement Officer at Engage Nova Scotia, will discuss the role citizen engagement is playing in building a resilient province. Date: Tuesday, September 29th Time: 8 am to 9 am (doors open at 7:30 am) Location: The Art Gallery of NS – Seminar Room Complimentary coffee/tea and pastries. Space is limited and will be filled on a first-come first-serve basis. Cost:  To offset the costs of…

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    Professional Development

    Professional Development Opportunity: Essential Skills Series

        The Nova Scotia Chapter of the Canadian Evaluation Society invites you to join us for our “Essential Skills Series”, a four-day workshop, presented by several of our credentialed evaluators.   The Essential Skills Series is training developed by the Canadian Evaluation Society to provide a basic understanding of the main models, tools and practices associated with the profession of evaluation. No prior experience required!   This four day training for beginners and novices provides an opportunity to learn about the field of evaluation from credentialed evaluators currently working in a variety of Nova Scotian settings.   Topics include:   • Foundations of evaluation • Describing what will be…

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    Professional Development

    Professional Development Opportunity: Understanding and using contribution analysis workshop – May 12th, 2015

    The Nova Scotia Chapter of the Canadian Evaluation Society invites you to join us for the half-day workshop: Understanding and using contribution analysis, presented by Dr. Kaireen Chaytor of Chaytor Consulting. 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. The workshop will discuss the theory of contribution analysis and briefly review the literature. The workshop will build on participants’ knowledge and experience with theories of change to ensure you have the basis to proceed with contribution analysis. We will review the…