Making inclusive choices

Making inclusive choices

Last week, I was privileged to be invited to participate in a webinar organised by ARTD to discuss inclusive choices in evaluation, particularly in the context of Covid-19. By far the highlight for me was learning from the others on the panel – Julie Duong...
Fostering evaluative thinking upfront

Fostering evaluative thinking upfront

I’ve been doing a lot of work recently on evaluation capacity building, and supporting program designers to consider monitoring and evaluation up front. I keep coming back to an article I wrote in 2018 with Dr Caroline Tomiczek following a presentation we did at...
Evaluating with a lived experience

Evaluating with a lived experience

At the 2018 Australasian Evaluation Society conference in Launceston, I gave a paper reflecting on my experiences of conducting evaluation in the mental health sector while having a lived experience. I experience mental illness, and for some time, I have also worked...
My story

My story

I was recently invited to participate in a panel discussion about my experiences of mental health in the workplace. It prompted me to fully write down my story and the role that mental ill-health has played in my life. It was a really valuable exercise, and the...

Fostering evaluative thinking

Evaluation is valuable, not just for working out if your project had an impact but for improving the overall quality of your intervention design. I have a blog up on BetterEvaluationĀ about building evaluative thinking into your project from the get-go. It’s...