Evaluation for a robust evidence-base for policy and programs

Join us for this two-day, hands-on workshop combining policy management with evaluation expertise – delivered by experienced policy professional, Nonie Malone and highly experienced evaluation expert, Marion Norton.

Build your competence to plan, commission and execute robust evaluations – essential for robust policy. Suitable for practitioners at all levels.

See our website for further details and feedback from previous participants.

Topics Covered:

  • Understand the role of evaluation in delivering efficient & effective outcomes for government
  • Know how to plan for and deliver quality evaluation that is fit for purpose and audience
  • Know how to influence the authorising environment to ensure quality evaluations can occur
  • Understand and know how to select and use evaluation methodologies
  • Develop capability in commissioning and managing evaluations
  • Gain and refine program logic skills
  • Know how to develop the evidence-base from policy idea to post-program implementation
  • Become familiar with the best information available to support your evaluation responsibilities and practice.


Participants in the last worksop said:

“Program logic will be very useful. Framework for reporting will be a great guide and checklist for strategy reevaluation activities.”

“Thank you very much for delivering a great workshop on evaluation.”

 “I feel I a much more capable of influencing evaluation to occur in my organisation as well as shaping it to be ‘fit for purpose’ :)”


Nonie Malone

+61 412 023 209




Australian Catholic University