Who are the right-to-know audiences in evaluation?

Samantha Lundon

 

It is tempting to assume that common sense will prevail and those who clearly should be allowed to see evaluation findings will have reasonable access to them.

Not always so – as we heard from one of the interesting keynotes at the recent conference of the Aotearoa New Zealand Evaluation Association.

Samantha Lundon

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The Friday Funny: We don’t need no open tenders …

The recent anzea (Aotearoa New Zealand Evaluation Association) conference in Wellington had a great turnout, and of course a fun conference dinner. Our friend and colleague, Kataraina Pipi required each table at the dinner to compose and perform an item.

Here’s a song that came from one table … giving both the client and evaluator

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The Friday Funny: The Government Contracting Glossary

While we are on the theme of glossaries and interpretation guides, such as the earlier ones for Management Speak and language used in scientific papers, we thought this was a useful addition for evaluators who work on government contracts, and for government commissioners of evaluation contracts …

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Valuing cultural expertise – in $$ terms

Are high caliber evaluators with outstanding cultural expertise undercharging for their services? Some comments about pricing culturally competent evaluation services in ways that fairly recognize – and help shape perceptions of – their true value.

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