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Can we please stop using useless terms like “wicked problems”?!

In this episode, we listen to Michael Bamberger talking about advantages and possible sources of, frequently unrecognized, bias in big data and data analytics in evaluation.

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What we were reading in October: Refugees, Resilience, Diversification, COP27 and M&E in Africa

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The EES was initiated in 1992 and registered in 1996 as a non-profit association. The first official board was elected in autumn 1995 and started its work in January 1996. Since the start of the Society, it has organized thirteen biennial conferences in as many European countries..

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The 14th EES Biennial Conference, 6-10 June 2022

EES Conference in 2022 will take place in Copenhagen, Denmark. More info here.

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Can we please stop using useless terms like “wicked problems”?!

This is just one of the recurring themes Dr. Ralph Renger addresses in his new release, System Evaluation Theory: A blueprint for practitioners evaluating complex interventions operating and functioning as systems. “The focus in evaluation on wicked problems is...

What we were reading in October: Refugees, Resilience, Diversification, COP27 and M&E in Africa

Getting the balance right in the refugee humanitarian-development nexus | Itad Refugee policy has featured prominently in evaluation of international development policy for decades. By most accounts, the issue will only increase in urgency as the climate crisis...

There is Value in Casting Project Schedules as Logic Models

Program schedules can be used as evaluation logic models. Making this linkage provides two benefits. One is a stronger connection between program managers and evaluators. Do a thought experiment: how many program managers would be upset if the evaluation logic model...

What we read in September : Ethical standards, Bayesian Updating and Reviewing Theories of Change

Standards of care in policy research | 3ie It hardly needs restating that ethical structures have come to occupy a central place in evaluation.  The Belmont Principles and their descendants have proven to be among the core motivating forces for M&E research. The...

Instrumental Application of Complexity Science to Evaluation

My professional interest is to bridge the disciplinary boundary between Evaluation and Complexity Science. In this effort I am not alone (1, 2, 3, 4, 5). The bridge is important because programs and outcomes exhibit complex behavior. Without appreciating this reality,...

Make sure you receive your monthly EES Newsletter

We have noticed that a number of members are not currently opted-in within their EES Membership Profile to receive our monthly newsletter EuropEval Digest. Going forward, we will only be sending the newsletter to those who have explicitly opted-in to receiving it, to...

What we read in August: Covid’s Long Shadow, Private Sector Projects and Evaluating Anti-Trafficking Policy

Mitigating global learning losses: lessons from the pandemic | The Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab For several years, one of the most heated debates in evaluation has been over the question of educational M&E.  Previously, policy had clearly aligned around...

From first-order to second-order evaluation practice: time to shift the ground

Barbara Schmidt-Abbey (Open University) Joan O’Donnell (Maynooth University) Kirsten Bording Collins (Adaptive Purpose)   Introduction The title of the 14th European Evaluation Society’s Biennial conference in Copenhagen in June 2022 posited that evaluation finds...

Getting it on(line): Insights into how we learn about digital social and behaviour change communication

By Linda Raftree[1], Nicola Harford[2] and Anastasia Mirzoyants[3] As COVID-19 arrived to disrupt the globe, Social and Behaviour Change Communication (SBCC) practitioners and their audiences, especially youth, increasingly embraced digital spaces and tools. Over the...

Long- and short-term dilemmas in sustainability evaluations

Fishbowl Session, EES 2022, Copenhagen.  Thematic Working Group 2: Sustainability By Leon Hermans, Wolfgang Meyer, Jindra Čekan, Ferko Bodnar, Carroll Patterson   Introduction The last few years have seen a continued interest in evaluation of sustainable...

Resources on Evaluation and Covid-19

In light of these unprecedented times with the outbreak of Covid-19, we are all having to adapt our daily lives and practice social distancing. Even once the pandemic is over, many sectors will continue to have to adjust their ways of working.

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What Elinor Ostrom Teaches Us About Avoiding the ‘Tragedy of the Commons’ in Delivering the Public Interest in the Post COVID-19 World
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🔔 Youth in Evaluation week (24-28 April 2023): Call for proposals is NOW OPEN until 18 Dec

Organize an event & mobilize your networks to expand the global movement on youth engagement in #evaluation

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Chris Ross speaks to Ralph Renger about his #newbook on Systems Evaluation Theory for #evaluation #practitioners
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