Making evaluation strategically useful – Jane Davidson live from Brazil

jane in Brazil

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BREAKING NEWS: You can catch Jane’s keynote address live on Wed July 4th at midnight Auckland, 10pm Melbourne, 2pm Johannesburg, 1pm London, 8am EDT USA. Check other times here at World Clock.

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Time is ticking away to submit proposals for the AEA conference, 24-27 October, Minneapolis

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[UPDATE: Proposals closed at midnight EST Friday 16 March for the American Evaluation Association conference in Minneapolis. As a community service we provided a countdown clock to the deadline.]

Check the conference information pages for information about proposal types, including the new brown bag and Ignite formats, and how to submit

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The Friday Funny- What People Think I Do / What I Really Do

Ever tried to explain to someone what you do as an evaluator? Check out this version of What People Think I Do/ What I Really Do.

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No silver bullet – increased funding for schools

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This is likely to be one of a continuing series highlighting the weaknesses of policy debates which talk about particular interventions or policy options in terms of a ‘silver bullet’ which can deliver the intended impacts without any help from other interventions or supportive context.

The release of the latest PISA results has led

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Occupy Valentine’s Day and Genuine Evaluation

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It is timely to consider ‘Occupy Valentine’s Day‘, which calls on us to reject the increasingly stereotyped rituals of Valentine’s Day and instead celebrate all forms of love in ways that are affirming, inclusive and uplifting:

Celebrating love is wonderful and romance can be great too. But we don’t need corporations to dictate how

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