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Newsletter: From Evidence to Action

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  • Monday, July 4, 2011 to Tuesday, July 5, 2011
    A workshop on the methods used in evidence-based policy making in order to evaluate and justify continued public spending on particular projects and programmes.­
  • Monday, July 11, 2011 to Friday, July 15, 2011
    The Development Resource Association works with development practitioners, organisations and movements who are engaged in social transformation with marginalised communities and is offering a five-day course using a participatory methodology and creative process.
  • Monday, August 22, 2011 to Tuesday, August 23, 2011
    The IMPACT EVALUATION NETWORK (IEN) at the Latin American and the Caribbean Economic Association (LACEA) is an initiative that aims to advance the state of knowledge and expertise regarding impact evaluation of different policies in the Latin America and the Caribbean region. The Network aims to promote impact evaluation methodologies, increase capacity building, and bridge research and policy in the region.
  • Monday, August 22, 2011 to Friday, September 2, 2011
    By the end of this two week course, participants will have acquired skills that will enable them to influence public policies effectively, and to design and implement advocacy strategies and campaigns. The course is aimed at p­ractitioners working in civil society organisations, government and other development agencies who are interested in building their capacity for public policy analysis and advocacy work.­
  • Monday, September 12, 2011 to Wednesday, September 14, 2011
    The intention is to bring together between 30 – 70 development practitioners for 3 days from across civil society, government, private sector and academia. All participants will receive an end of seminar learning and reflection report plus a number of resource materials before, during and after the event. ­
  • Wednesday, October 19, 2011 to Friday, October 21, 2011
    Part of the Policy House Public Policy Seminar Series which aims to equip participants with knowledge and skills in policy evaluation as critical component of public policy analysis and management.  The seminar will cover the essential pillars of policy evaluation that will include: overview of policy evaluation; considerations for policy evaluation approaches; choosing evaluation designs; choosing data collection methods; analytical techniques in policy evaluation; and the future of policy analysts and evaluation experts.
    Highly qualified facilitators with hands on-experience have been invited to facilitate in this seminar. The seminar will also use the adult-learning techniques using short-lectures, group works and case studies that will be provided to participants in advance.­
  • Monday, November 7, 2011 to Wednesday, November 9, 2011
    Three day seminar which aims to bring together between 30 and 70 development practitioners from across civil society, government, private sector and academia to address these topics through reflective processes.