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Check out our latest project spotlight on the Manitoba Northern and Rural Institute in Evaluation. Or read our recently published scoping review exploring the state of evaluation in the early childhood field!

March 2022
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Planting the Seeds for High Quality Evaluation in Public Health

Now Available | Free Introductory Evaluation e-Text

Check out this free e-text published by the Centre for Disease Control. ECN student  Ann-Marie Castleman contributed to this text, which you can access from the ECN Repository or the CDC website.
UEval makes headlines!

ECN featured in Folio

ECN's UEval course is praised in the Gillian Rutherford's 2021 Folio Story,
"Public health students help community groups improve programs through evaluation".
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Our ECN members create many types of resources and are delighted to make them available to you. Click on the tabs below to browse blogs, articles, reports, and media stories coming from our network!

Project Spotlight: The Manitoba Northern & Rural Institute in Evaluation

An Interview with ECN co-investigator, Dr. Javier Mignone

Bringing Thinking & Learning into Strategy & Planning: Eval Lab 3.0

A sneak peek to Eval Lab 3.0 and five key attributes of strategic thinking.

What does Evaluation Mean to You?

A blog post from our trainees, sharing unique perspectives around what evaluation means to them

UEval 2.0: Good News to Technophobes

Five key takeaways from our experience transitioning UEval online this year.

ECN Trainee Spotlight: Mischa Taylor

Mischa Taylor, ECN graduate trainee, reflects on her experiences with evaluation

Promoting Evaluative Thinking in Everyday Practice: Eval Lab 2.0

An interview with Dr. Bethan Kingsley, an Eval Lab facilitator and former ECN postdoctoral fellow

March 2021
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Fall 2017

Evaluation in the Field of Early Childhood Development: A Scoping Review

Evaluation Journal of Australasia | March 2022

Responding to the Evaluation Capacity Needs of the Early Childhood Field: Insights from a Mixed Methods Community-based Participatory Design

Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation | March 2022

UEval: Bringing Community-Based Experiential Learning to the Evaluation Classroom

Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation | March 2021

Competency-Based Evaluation Education: Four Essential Things to Know and Do

Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation | March 2021

Evaluation Capacity: A Critical Tool for Social Innovation

CUP Annual Report | May 2019

Developing an Evaluation Capacity Building Network in theField of Early Childhood Development

Engaged Scholar Journal | Fall 2017
October 2021
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September 2016
December 2015

Journeys through Early Learning and Childcare: The Experience of Cultural Minority Families

Bringing Awareness to Children, Youth, and Families’ Mental Health During the Pandemic

Creating Workforce Stability in the Early Learning and Child Care Sector

Evaluating Ourselves: What We Learned

Evaluation Capacity Building Survey Results

What We Heard: Advancing Meaningful Evaluation in the Field of Early Childhood

Advancing Evaluation Practices in the Field of Early Childhood Development

September 2021
UAlberta Folio Story: Public Health Students Help Community Groups Improve Programs Through Evaluation
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