AES Alert: 11th June 2020
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11 JUNE 2020
We’re continuing to share tips, tricks, and resources for evaluators during this COVID-19 pandemic. Thank you to the contributors. There are further resources in the 'of interest' section in this AES Alert.
For Tips, Tricks and Resources from previous AES Alerts, go to https://www.aes.asn.au/resources/tips-tricks.html
AES ENGAGEMENT SESSIONS
Tuesday 14th July 2020
Date and time: Tuesday 14 July 2020, 5.30pm - 6.30pm AEST please see below for start times in your region
Facilitators: Emerging Evaluators for Social Justice Special Interest Group (SIG) with special guest Anne Markiewicz
Venue: Via Zoom. Details will be emailed to registrants prior to the session start time
Register online by: noon on Monday 13 July. Places limited to 10 participants
The AES invites you to join a facilitated online networking session to catch up with your colleagues in the evaluation field. This is an opportunity to meet new people from across the AES membership base as well as the wider evaluation community and to discuss several key issues facing evaluation and evaluators, such as:
Facilitators will be from the AES regional committees and the free sessions will be hosted via Zoom. AES members and the wider evaluation community are welcome to join our new series of engagement sessions.
PROFESSIONAL LEARNING EVENTS
WORKSHOPS - Online Delivery
Friday 26th June AND Wednesday 1st July 2020
Wednesday 8th July 2020
Date and time: Wednesday 8th July 2020, 9am to 4:30pm AWST (registration from 8.30am)
This workshop is offered in partnership with Institute for Public Administration Australia WA (IPAA WA).
Program logic is a simplified model of expected cause-and-effect relationships between activities, immediate changes, intermediate outcomes and final outcomes. This workshop introduces the program logic concept and lays out a step by step process for creating a logic model. The workshop concludes with an overview of how this logic model can be used for program design and to be the spine of a monitoring, evaluation, reporting and improvement framework.
Monday 13th July AND Monday 20th July 2020
Thursday 23rd July AND Monday 27th July 2020
Monday 27th July AND Friday 31st July 2020
Wednesday 29th July AND Wednesday 5th August 2020
Thursday 30th July AND Thursday 6th August 2020
Wednesday 17th June 2020
Date and time: Wednesday 17th June 2020 5.30 - 7.00pm AEST
Thursday 18th June 2020
Date and Time: Thursday 18th June 2020 4.30 - 6.00pm AEST
Wednesday 24th June 2020
Date and time: Wednesday 24th June 2020 11.30am - 12.30pm ACST
Please check the AES online events calendar: https://www.aes.asn.au/professional-learning/calendar-of-events.html and keep an eye on your inbox for details of other upcoming events. We are currently organising more dates for workshops that are full.
AEA Digital Workshops from the Summer Evaluation Institution
Learn together, While apart
Inspired by the lessons of the Summer Evaluation Institute, AEA has transformed five of their Summer Evaluation workshops into in-depth and interactive digital workshops to support the continual learning and growth of our community.
AEA is working hard to transform in-person workshop content into valuable digital workshops that have clear distinctions from typical webinars. The Summer Learning Series features:
Visit the AEA Digital Knowledge Hub to learn more about the Summer Learning Series and other upcoming offerings.
Systems Thinking Online Conference on real time evaluation of COVID19 response, 15 June 2020
The discussion will be on using systems thinking to evaluate a local health department's real time response to the COVID19 pandemic. Ralph Renger is presently undertaking this project, so he will give an update on what he is thinking at this stage of the evaluation. The free event is on Monday 15, June 10 am AEST Sunday 14, JUNE 5 pm MST (USA)
PhD research scholarship: CRC for High Performance Soils, Charles Sturt University
Beyond adoption: finding more appropriate ways to evaluate the success of soil outreach
AES ONLINE SERVICES
Employers looking to fill positions in program monitoring and evaluation and performance measurement can list their job vacancies on the AES website. This service is available to members and non-members for a small fee. Discover the benefits of advertising on the AES website as recruiters and for applicants. Local and overseas opportunities are listed throughout the year and are also included in the AES Alert e-newsletter.
The AES often receives enquiries looking for evaluators with specific areas of expertise. These enquiries are directed to the online searchable Consultants' Directory. As well as being 'discovered' by potential customers, consultants in the directory also enjoy receiving early advice on any call for Evaluation services tenders. Interested in being listing in the Consultants' Directory? Complete the form here.
Logging On to Member Services
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