AES Alert: 6th August 2020
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6 AUGUST 2020
AES survey closing Monday 10 August
To help the AES keep planning and delivering value in these uncertain times, we are asking our members and the wider evaluation community to please lend us a hand by completing a short survey of 8 minutes.
It’s all anonymous, and we will share the findings in AES Alert, our fortnightly e-newsletter once the survey has closed.
Check out the latest AES blog post from Renée Madsen on Regional evaluators: why evaluation can’t do without them.
If you have a blog idea or an article you’d like to share, please send it through to the blog team at . Please read the guidelines prior to sending your blog.
To read all of our blogs please go to https://www.aes.asn.au/blog.
Welcome to August and for the Victorians out there under Stage 4 restrictions, including the AES staff, we are thinking of you all during this challenging time. Here are a few suggestions for daily tasks:
1. Have a routine
For Tips, Tricks and Resources from previous AES Alerts, go to https://www.aes.asn.au/resources/tips-tricks.html
EVALUATION LEARNING EVENTS
WORKSHOPS - Online Delivery
Please click on the image for more information and to register. Please note that there are registration fees for our Evaluation Learning workshops.
Wednesday 12th August AND Wednesday 19th August 2020
Registrations closing 10am Monday 10th August
Monday 17th August AND Monday 24th August 2020
Tuesday 1st September AND Tuesday 8th September 2020
Wednesday 2nd September AND Wednesday 9th September 2020
Thursday 3rd September AND Thursday 10th September 2020
SEMINARS and other EVENTS
Wednesday 19th August 2020
Seminar: Designing a Customer Relationship Management System for monitoring service outcomes in Bushfire Recovery Victoria (online 19 August 2020)
Date and time: Wednesday 19th August 2020 5.30 - 7.00pm AEST
This is a free seminar organised by the Victorian Regional Network Committee of the AES. Our seminar series provides an opportunity for you to meet with AES members and others in the evaluation community and to share and learn from the experiences of fellow evaluators.
Thursday 20th August 2020
Facilitated discussion: Adapting Evaluation Practice to be Fit-For-Purpose in a COVID-19 Context (online 20 August 2020)
Date and time: Thursday 20th August 2020 12.30pm - 1.30pm ACST
This is a free seminar organised by the South Australian Regional Network Committee of the AES. Our seminar series provides an opportunity for you to meet with AES members and others in the evaluation community and to share and learn from the experiences of fellow evaluators.
Monday 24th August 2020
Date and time: Monday 24th August 2020. 5.30 - 6.45pm AEST
This is a free event organised by the Canberra Regional Network Committee of the AES. Our regular events provides an opportunity for you to meet with AES members and others in the evaluation community and to share and learn from the experiences of fellow evaluators.
The reading group explores the lives and works of the ‘wise women of evaluation’. So far we have read Eleanor Chelimsky, Carol Weiss, and Patricia Rogers. In pre-COVID times we met at Canberra’s iconic White Eagle Polish Club, where our discussions were enhanced by perogi and various libations. This will be the first time we meet online via Zoom.
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.
ANZEA AGM postponed to 8 September
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