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Southern Hemisphere: Designing and managing evaluations

Start date
CLOSED: 17 Oct 2022, 12:35
End date
CLOSED: 28 Oct 2022, 12:35
Contact details
For more information, e-mail: Adéle Chaplain at [email protected]

Southern Hemisphere is offering virtual training in Designing and Managing Evaluations. Getting the most out of your evaluations needs thoughtful consideration and planning. This course will help evaluators and commissioners of evaluation to design better evaluations that give you better results.

If you complete this course, you will get:
Practical and easy-to-implement tips and skills that will strengthen the impact of your evaluations and projects
Know how to collect the most useful and insightful data
An understanding of different approaches to the outcome and impact evaluation
Course materials, slides, flashcards
Membership to our training community
More confidence and respected certification credentials

The course helps evaluation practitioners and programme managers to:
Design evaluations
Choose appropriate evaluation methodologies
Implement a participatory evaluation process
Understand how to design a gender transformative evaluation
Use evaluations to facilitate accountability and learning

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Tracey Phillips is an outstanding evaluator who has been conducting evaluations with Southern Hemisphere since 2010. She has worked all over Africa using participatory evaluation methods. She did her MA thesis on Evaluation Methods when she completed her MPhil in Development Studies (Sociology Department: UCT). Tracey also has a post-graduate diploma in Adult Education. She recently participated in an evaluation of Light for the World’s work in Africa with a focus on disability and inclusion. Her special interest is in making evaluations practical and useful.

Brilliant Bhebe is one of Southern Hemisphere’s top emerging evaluators with an MPhil in Programme Evaluation from the University of Cape Town, and a BA (Hons) in Development Studies. She has experience evaluating and coordinating complex national and multi-country evaluation assignments in the health (SRHR, HIV, Maternal and Child health), youth, women empowerment, and human rights advocacy sectors. Brilliant is also an experienced trainer and facilitator. Her special interests are in the use of storytelling and participatory qualitative evaluation approaches in evaluation.

A/Prof Sarah Chapman is a monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) professional at the University of Cape Town (UCT) in South Africa. She also serves as the Institute for Monitoring and Evaluation's Director (IME). A/Prof Chapman has 15 years of evaluation experience, having worked on a variety of international monitoring, evaluation, and learning projects in the fields of public health, agriculture, education, and disability. She led the development and implementation of the MEL strategy for a diagnostic evaluation of South Africa's smallholder farmer-supported sector as part of the NEP. Prof Chapman attends webinars, evaluation conferences, and international evaluation training events on a regular basis.

Dates: Monday, 17 October- Friday, 28 October 2022 (virtual)
Duration and time commitment: 2 weeks, 34 hours in total. There will be a total of six 3-hour live virtual sessions (on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays) over the two weeks. Approximately 16 additional hours of self-study and exercises/assignments.
Where: The course will be delivered remotely online via Zoom and Google Classroom. We will provide support for these platforms during orientation.
The sessions will be held in English. Cost: $493/ ZAR 8,450.00 excl. VAT (incl. comprehensive course materials and certificate)
Discounts available: Signing up 3 or more persons from one organization = 10% discount
Registration dates: Final registration by 10 October 2022

For more information, e-mail: Adéle Chaplain at [email protected] or to register for this training, click here.