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Introduction to Evaluation

This workshop is aimed at those who are new or inexperienced in the evaluation field. Its purpose is to outline the key concepts, terms and approaches that are relevant to commissioning or conducting evaluation projects. The workshop will step through the set of activities that are most often involved in framing, conducting and reporting on evaluation findings. It will also introduce participants to the AES Evaluators’ Professional Learning Competency Framework, along with further sources for new evaluators to continue building their skills and knowledge in this field.

12th February, 2019
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New South Wales
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Workshop Content

This is a knowledge-building workshop that will provide attendees with greater clarity about core evaluation concepts.

PL competencies

This workshop aligns with competencies in the AES Evaluator’s Professional Learning Competency Framework. The identified domains are:

  • Domain 1 – Evaluative attitude and professional practice
  • Domain 2 – Evaluation theory
  • Domain 4 – Research methods and systematic inquiry
  • Domain 5 – Project management
  • Domain 7 – Evaluation Activities

Who should attend?

Those who are new or inexperienced in evaluation planning or practice or feel they would benefit from a succinct recap of the core themes and theory underpinning this field.

About the facilitator

Charlie Tulloch has worked extensively with leaders from State and Commonwealth Governments on large and small evaluation projects across a breadth of sectors. He has been an evaluation consultant for the past decade, working in small (HLB Mann Judd), medium (ACIL Allen Consulting) and large (KPMG) companies.

In 2018, Charlie founded Policy Performance Pty Ltd to provide high-quality evaluation planning and projects.

Charlie has served as a tutor in Impact Evaluation at the University of Melbourne since 2015. He is also a DTF(Vic)-accredited Investment Logic Modelling facilitator, providing business case support services.