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We’re excited to be involved in the 2020 IPDET Hackathon – a week-long event in which hundreds of people from around the world bring together their skills, knowledge and inspirations to find creative solutions to challenges of our times.

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A draft strategy document on a new Indigenous Evaluation Strategy for programs and policies that affect Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. This page also links to the draft background paper and draft guide to evaluation. Art from 'River of Knowledge' by Luke Penrith
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 A mixed-methods, Aboriginal-led evaluation of the Civil Law Service for Aboriginal Communities (CLSAC). This report uses the Aboriginal evaluation framework, Ngaa-bi-nya, which means to ‘examine, try and evaluate’ in the language of the Wiradjuri people of central NSW to whom author Megan Williams belongs.  Image featuring artwork by Jessie Waratah Simon Fitzpatrick
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The Covid-19 pandemic has led to rapid changes in the activities and goals of many organisations, whether these relate to addressing direct health impacts, the consequential economic and social impacts or to the need to change the way things are done.

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A guide containing examples of supportive evaluation activities for organisations and leaders managing COVID-19 response efforts.
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"How can qualitative researchers collect data during social-distancing measures? Adam Jowett outlines several techniques researchers can use to collect data without face-to-face contact with participants. Bringing together a number of previous studies, he also suggests such techniques have their own methodological advantages and disadvantages and that while these techniques may appear particularly apt during the coronavirus crisis, researchers should take time to reflect on ethical issues before re-designing their studies."

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