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Overview of the Irish Evaluation Network

The School of Education Studies, DCU, currently provides a base and support for the Irish Evaluation Network, the development of which is supported and promoted by a Co-ordinating Committee composed of individuals' interested or involved in evaluation in Ireland.

The Network was established in late 2002, to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas, seminars and conferences for people involved in evaluation in Ireland . It currently runs a variety of activities including Conferences and Lunchtime seminars.


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Department of Justice and Equality - Request for Tenders (RFT) for an Evaluation of the Project REACH
20th November 2014


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Goal Terms of Reference for Research
12th September 2014


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IEN Seminar, 23rd May: Measuring value using Social Return On Investment (SROI) analysis
Presentation Notes Available
28th April 2014


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Irish Hospice Foundation - Invitation to Tender for the Evaluation of the National Children’s Palliative Care Programme
8th January 2014


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Dublin to host 2014 European Evaluation Society conference
11th June 2013


Upcoming Seminar

Evaluating the impact of STI policy and publicly-funded research in Ireland presentation notes available
15th March 2013


Upcoming Seminar

International Evaluation Conference, 4–5 July 2013 in Vilnius, Lithuania
18th February 2013


My M&E

EvalPartners new book: Evaluation and Civil Society.
4th February 2013


Transatlantic Dialogue

9th TRANSATLANTIC DIALOGUE, Baltimore, Maryland - June 12-15, 2013
7th January 2013


Evaluation Conclave

The Evaluation Conclave, Kathmandu, Nepal - 26 Feb - 1 March, 2013
7th January 2013


Brian Dillon and Paul Buttler

"SPEAK: Strategic Planning, Evaluation and Knowledge Networking", Brian Dillon & Paul Butler, Nexus Research
12th October 2012



Summary of IEN Members Survey
May 2012


Quick Links

New from the World Bank Independent Evaluation Group is Writing Terms of Reference for Evaluation: A How-To Guide

Free Resources for Program Evaluation and Social Research Methods
Links to free online guides, manuals, 'how to' information about evaluation and the methods related to it, and also links to free statistical software, sites on how to present data and evaluations, and many other sites of interest.

Links to Evaluation Methodological Issues



NESE is the collaboration of National Evaluation Societies of Europe, a working group within EES. National societies co-operate towards developing mutual knowledge, learning from one another’s good practices, and promoting the evaluation profession in European countries.

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