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Workshop: Unpacking Developmental Evaluation by Kate McKegg & Nan Wehipeihana – Auckland, 7 March 2018

Complex community issues require flexible and adaptive approaches to project design, implementation and evaluation.   Developmental Evaluation (DE) offers a fresh approach to evaluating social innovation and community-led change.  Using a set of guiding principles, rather than rules, DE is situational, contextual, culturally responsive and ethical. This insightful one day workshop to be held in Auckland, March 7th will be presented by two of the world’s leading developmental evaluation practitioners: Kate McKegg and Nan Wehipeihana.

2017-12-13T13:03:53+00:00 December 12th, 2017|Categories: Events, Events-Mail, News|

External Event: Defining and measuring wellbeing and poverty | Oranga Tamariki

Lunchtime seminar: “Defining and measuring wellbeing and poverty”. Child wellbeing, and issues around poverty, are right at the top of today’s political agenda. Bring your lunch and your questions to this timely seminar aimed at those with an interest in children’s wellbeing.

2017-11-28T12:42:17+00:00 November 22nd, 2017|Categories: Events, Events-Mail, News|

ANZEA Wellington Branch Event: Co-design and Evaluation

Co-design is an increasingly visible practice in our workplaces, where cross organisational ‘co-design teams’ come together to work alongside those from service providers as well as other community organisations and community members. What does this mean for evaluation? We invite you to attend a branch event on co-design and evaluation. Geoff Stone and Dr Penny Hagen will present for 30 minutes or so with plenty of time for questions and discussion.

2017-11-09T13:50:12+00:00 November 9th, 2017|Categories: Events, Events-Mail|

ANZEA Conference 2018 | Save the date

SAVE THE DATE! We are pleased to announce ANZEA will be holding its 2018 Conference, the cornerstone evaluation event of the year, on the 16-19 July 2018 at the Waipuna Hotel & Conference Centre. So book it in your professional development calendars and we hope to see you all there for some inspired thinking and learning.

2017-12-18T15:35:44+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Categories: Conference, Events, News|

External Event: Evaluation 2017 Virtual Conference | AEA

AEA is bringing Evaluation 2017 to your computer or electronic device. The virtual component of Evaluation 2017 allows evaluators who are unable to join us in Washington, D.C. to experience the education and networking opportunities of the live event. Registration is free and provides you access to all Presidential Strand presentations and all plenary presentations focused on this year’s theme: From Learning to Action

2017-10-24T11:09:10+00:00 October 24th, 2017|Categories: Events, Events-Mail, News|

Executive Leadership Program in Evaluation and SDGs | CEC-NY and UNITAR

Claremont Evaluation Center-New York (CEC-NY) and the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) are pleased to announce the launch of an Executive Leadership Programme in Evaluation and the Sustainable Development Goals (ELPE).  The ELPE’s overarching objective is to build evaluation leadership capacity to support the voluntary national review and follow-up process of the SDGs. 

2017-10-02T16:13:12+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|Categories: Events, News, Training|

Short Courses in Social Science Research Methods | NZSSN Courses 2017-2018

Once again, the New Zealand Social Statistics Network (NZSSN) is offering a range of short courses in social science research methods. Most of these will run in Wellington over the 2 weeks: 20 November – 1 December 2017, Kelburn campus, Victoria University of Wellington, and then again in Auckland over the 2 weeks: 12  – 23 February 2018, City Campus, the University of Auckland. Some of them will only run in one of these programmes, and are marked as such below.

2017-09-27T13:05:43+00:00 September 27th, 2017|Categories: Events, News, Training|

ANZEA WaiBOP Branch Event: Calling all WaiBOP Evaluators to this networking opportunity with Andy Rowe

Waikato/Bay of Plenty based evaluators, and those interested in evaluation, work across communities, interests and sectors and rarely get to meet. The Aotearoa New Zealand Evaluation Association (, and Ag Research invite you to a networking session where you can be inspired to be more integrated in your evaluation thinking and practice by Andy Rowe (former President of the Canadian Evaluation Society), meet evaluators from a wide range of disciplines and interests, share ideas on how to build the evaluation community in the Waikato/Bay of Plenty region, and connect with ANZEA, New Zealand’s professional association for evaluators.

2017-09-06T13:36:30+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|Categories: Events, Events-Mail|