Beyond financial accountability, interactive teaching of evaluation, why does selecting a method have to be so hard – and more

The program for this year’s conference of the Australasian Evaluation Society is out – and I’m already having a hard time trying to choose sessions.

Some of the presentations that caught my eye include:

 

Beyond Financial Accountability: Results Based Accountability and Making a Difference for Clients of Social Services in New Zealand Anne Weir

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Conference programme out for the Aotearoa New Zealand Evaluation Association meeting

Enthusiasm is heating up for the mid-winter Aotearoa New Zealand Evaluation Association (anzea) conference, to be held this year in Hamilton July 9-11.

Evaluation in the real world Relationships, roles, responsibilities and results

What does evaluation look like in the real world?

How do perceptions of

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2011 Australasian Evaluation Society Conference Support Grants for emerging Indigenous evaluators

The AES is providing grants for emerging Indigenous evaluators to meet the partial or full costs of attendance at the 2011 conference where the financial constraints may prevent participation. The ultimate goal and vision of these grants is to increase the number of Indigenous evaluators in the Australasian area and to strengthen their evaluation capacities.

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Some thoughts from Day 1 of the AEA conference

A couple of highlights from the opening sessions of the American Evaluation Association’s annual conference (being held this year in sunny San Antonio, Texas):

Opening plenary

Three views on evaluation quality, the theme of this year’s conference, from Eleanor Chelimsky, Laura Leviton and Michael Patton.

Eleanor argued for appreciation of three different types of evaluation,

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Show me the change – a conference on complexity and evaluating behaviour change

Interesting conference in terms of content and processes in Melbourne May 4-6 at the Abbotsford Convent:

Behaviour change and evaluation are both complex and fascinating fields. With an increasing awareness of the need to implement community-wide change towards a more sustainable society, there are numerous endeavours working to change people’s behaviours. But how do we

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