Interview with the President! A new podcast from Genuine Evaluation

Rodney Hopson

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This week we hinted on twitter that we’d have a high-profile guest to interview.

Today, Jane Davidson interviews the President! [Sorry, folks; we couldn’t resist playing with this in the run-up to the US elections! We debated it and agreed before we started the interview, of course. ]

Yes, it’s Professor Rodney Hopson, president

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Conference programme out for the Aotearoa New Zealand Evaluation Association meeting

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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

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Credibility and independence in evaluation – an alternative view

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Standard ‘mainstream’ belief is that one element of credibility as an evaluator comes from one’s independence and the perceived objectivity (lack of bias) that derives from that.

Here in Aotearoa New Zealand, we often find the opposite is the case: one’s credibility with the community and the provider – and with funder and external

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