Tuesday, May 28 • 13:00 - 14:30
Rubrics: the bridge that connects evidence and explicit evaluative reasoning

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Rubrics are an evaluation specific methodology that can be used in a wide variety of evaluation contexts and situations to build a clear, shared understanding of how quality, value, and effectiveness are defined.

In 2018, the Kinnect Group presented an introduction to rubrics, based on their experience, to Canadian evaluation audiences. The feedback we received was that that people wanted more examples, So, this year, we present and discuss three case examples of rubrics from different contexts, illustrating how rubrics support not only explicit evaluative reasoning but also stakeholder engagement and participation, innovation, adaptive strategy, evaluation validity, communication of results, and use.

The panel will demonstrate how rubrics can be used as a tool for:
. Supporting emergent strategy and innovation
. Increasing evaluation validity
. Ensuring equitable stakeholder voice and participation
. Evaluative synthesis and reasoning
. Evaluation reporting and communication including visualisation of

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Kate McKegg

Director, The Kinnect Group
Kate has specialist skills in supporting evaluative thinking and practice in complex settings where people are innovating to create systems change. She has been applying these skills for over 25 years in government, non-government, philanthropic and community contexts, including many... Read More →
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Nan Wehipeihana

Ms, Kinnect Group
Nan Wehipeihana has more than 20 years' experience designing, leading and managing evaluations. Nan's work is characterised by a commitment to protecting, evidencing and growing the space to be Maori in Aotearoa New Zealand and offering insights into Maori worldviews and values. Internationally... Read More →
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Julian King

Director, Julian King and Associates
Julian specialises in evaluation and value for money. He advises, teaches, presents, and writes on these topics globally, with a particular focus on combining evaluative reasoning with economic methods of evaluation. Julian is a member of the Kinnect Group, an Associate of Oxford... Read More →
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Judy Oakden

Director, The Kinnect Group
Judy has held management roles in evaluation, market research and management consulting, and also worked in public relations. Judy shares a passion for finding better ways to help people navigate complexity and deal with the frustrating and seemingly intractable issues they face on... Read More →
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Adrian Field

Director, Dovetail Consulting Ltd
Adrian is the director of Dovetail, an Auckland-based evaluation consultancy, and a member of the Kinnect Group. Adrian has worked in evaluation in different capacities for some 20 years and doesn't really like how old that makes him feel. Adrian's experience traverses health, social... Read More →

Louise Were

The Kinnect Group
Louise is an indigenous evaluator and operates from a Maori world view, endeavouring to bring together a Maori world view with evaluative approaches. Her professional background stretches across Maori, public health, disability, and community contexts, within both the private and... Read More →

Tuesday May 28, 2019 13:00 - 14:30
Atlantic Ballroom - Conference Level

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