UNWomen, Claremont Graduate University and IOCE, under theEvalPartners initiative, with support from The Rockefeller Foundation and in partnership with ReLAC, IPEN and EvalMena, are pleased to announce theopening of the registration for the third 2014 cohort of the introductory e-Learning programme on Development Evaluation. The actual courses will be opened on Monday, 29th September. In the previous rounds, almost 20.000 participants from 172 countries registered, with a satisfaction rate of 72%.
The e-learning is composed of the following three courses:
- Equity-focused and Gender-responsive Evaluations
- National Evaluation Capacity Development for Country-led Monitoring and Evaluation Systems
- Emerging Practices in Development Evaluations
- Curso introductorio de evaluación para América Latina y el Caribe
- курс «Введение в оценку программ и проектов социальной направленности»
- دورة تعليمية باللغة العربية حول تقييم التنمية
The instructors are 30 world-level specialists, including:
- International experts, including Michael Quinn Patton, Michael Bamberger, Jim Rugh, David Fetterman, Patricia Rogers, Stewart Donaldson, Bob Williams, Martin Reynolds and Hallie Preskill;
- Senior representatives of the international community, including Caroline Heider, Indran Naidoo, Inga Sniukaite, Fred Carden, Hans Lundgren, and Marco Segone;
- Senior managers responsible for country-led M&E systems, including Sivagnanasothy Velayuthan and Diego Dorado
- Leaders from the Global South and BRIC countries, including Zenda Ofir, Shiva Kumar and Alexey Kuzmin
The e-learning is free and open to all interested evaluators. You may attend virtually from your personal or work computer anywhere in the world. The course includes on-line lectures, reading material and tests. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in an on-line forum, and on successful completion of the e-learning course will be able to print out a certificate of virtual attendance.
Based on the feedback received in the previous round, the following enhancements have been done:
- The six courses will be opened on Monday, 29th September, and will close on 19 January 2015
- The courses can be taken at your own pace
- You can create/customize your own course by taking the 10 units you are most interested
- You may take a few units and not an entire course – however, you won’t obtain a certificate
For additional information, watch the introductory video by Marco Segone (UNWOMEN Evaluation Office and EvalPartners Co-Chair) and Natalia Kosheleva (IOCE President and EvalPartners Co-Chair). For registration, visit http://mymande.org/elearning/.