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Systemic Practice in Evaluation: How systems thinking can help your evaluation
August 18, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
ANZEA Online Workshop
Systemic Practice in Evaluation: How systems thinking can help your evaluation.
This full-day workshop will be split into two 3-hour sessions over two different days.
Tuesday 18th & Thursday 20th August⎢9:30am – 12:30 pm
Every evaluation has to address three big issues. Its focus (what should it assess), it’s scope (what else does it need to consider) and what are the key criteria (how should it assess the worth of the intervention or program). Terms of reference often claim to contain the answer, but on close inspection get frustratingly vague. How many times have you gone back to an evaluation commissioner and asked what actually is the intervention, where does it begin and end, and what exactly do you mean by ‘effective’ or ‘achievement’? These issues also lie at the heart of systemic practice, and the way that the field address these questions can be usefully applied to evaluation.
This is not a webinar on ’systems thinking’; but on the way you will also learn a bit about what ’systemic practice’ is and how it relates to evaluation.