This week the Evaluation Torch, symbolising the spread of awareness and knowledge about evaluation, travels to Cote’ d’Ivoire for the first “Ivorian Days of Evaluation” (1 ERE Journées Ivoiriennes de l’Evaluation) (JiE 2015).
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Cette semaine, le Torch évaluation, symbolisant la propagation de la sensibilisation et les connaissances sur l'évaluation, se déplace à la Côte 'd' Ivoire pour 1ière Journées Ivoiriennes de l' évaluation) (JIE 2015).
This week the Evaluation Torch, symbolising the spread of awareness and knowledge about evaluation, travels to India for EvalWeek, focusing on “Evaluations for Good Governance”.
Even if you can’t attend in person, you can attend some events virtually, follow on social media or access materials from the events.
Monday 19 January
EvalWeek will be inaugurated by Shri Rao Inderjit Singh, the Honourable Minister of State for Planning (Independent Charge), at the India Habitat Building, New Delhi.
Welcome to the International Year of Evaluation!
During 2014 the "52 weeks of BetterEvaluation" blog series has covered a wide range of topics and perspectives from around the world, including a series on innovation in evaluation, a series on visionary evaluation, reports from conferences, and highlights of new resources and features on the Website.
In Week 19 in May we blogged about ways of framing the difference between research and evaluation. We had terrific feedback on this issue from the international BetterEvaluation community and this update shares the results.
Two years ago, during the European Evaluation Society conference in Helsinki, the BetterEvaluation.org website went live for public access. We had been working with an international group of beta-partners to develop the site before this time.
The BetterEvaluation project grew out of a realisation of the need
To celebrate the start of the 2014 conference of the American Evaluation Association, we're delighted to be able to share the lyrics and music of the Visionary Evaluation AEA 2014 song to make it easier to sing along during and after the conference.
Case studies are often used in evaluations – but not always in ways that use their real potential. Recently I had an opportunity to spend some time with the evaluation unit of UNOIOS (United Nations Office of Internal Oversight and Inspection) and some of their UN evaluation colleagues exploring ways to better use case studies in evaluation. Here are five lessons I took away from our time together.