Webinar series: skills for development practice

Organised by Southern Hemisphere
Event type Courses
Location Online
Start date 29 July 2020
End date 7 August 2020

Southern Hemisphere will host a webinar series providing an overview of various topics related to programme design, monitoring, evaluation and learning for development programmes.  The series also shares ideas for adapting these processes for online suitability.

1 week of short bursts of inspiration
All webinars are 1 hour each, from 15h00 – 16h00 SAST / CEST

1. Overview: programme design approaches (in an online environment) (29/07)

This webinar provides an introduction to key planning tools/approaches used in development programmes (i.e. the Logical Framework Approach, Outcome Mapping and Theory of change).  It highlights the strengths and weaknesses of each of these approaches.

It furthermore shares some ideas for adapting the design process for online co-creation.

Presented by Wilma Wessels.
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2. Theory of Change  (31.07)

We will share an overview of the Theory of Change as a process and tool for programme design. We provide an overview of key components of Theory of Change, and the steps to developing a ToC.  We also discuss why ToC is a useful tool in times of rapid change, like the current COVID world.

Presented by Tracey Phillips.
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3. Evaluative thinking during COVID-19 (3/08)

How to think like an evaluator:  critical enquiry and questioning. This webinar discusses evaluation as a tool for social change, and encourages people to apply evaluative thinking to decisions, including during this global pandemic.

Presented by Dr Mark Abrahams.
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4. Qualitative data analysis (5/08)

Unpacking social change requires qualitative enquiry. This webinar provides an overview of the key steps in the qualitative data analysis process.  It introduces NVIVO as a software package for data analysis; and other options for remote data sharing.

Presented by Wilma Wessels.
Register here.

5. Learning culture for remote organizations (7/08)

What are the principles and practices of a learning organization? This webinar will share how an organization can maintain a learning culture through online platforms while working remotely.

Presented by Dena Lomofsky.
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USD 25 / R480 (including VAT) per webinar


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Quick overview

Day Topics Registration link
Wednesday 29 July Overview: programme design approaches https://qkt.io/4dMCsu
Friday 31 July Theory of change https://qkt.io/HmLIHE
Monday 3 Aug Evaluative thinking during COVID-19 https://qkt.io/ZOdNCz
Wednesday 5 Aug Qualitative data analysis https://qkt.io/Nx558H
Friday 7 Aug Learning culture for remote organizations https://qkt.io/tYrr1F