Category: Evaluation News

PAN Job Posting: Evaluation Manager

Position: Evaluation Manager Status: Full-Time Position (37.5 hours per week) Time Period: Position is available immediately – position end date is March 31, 2020 with a likely extension Remuneration: $57,000 – $62,500 based on experience Location: Anywhere in the province (position works primarily from home office, with option of 1-2 days in downtown Vancouver office… Read more »

Realist Evaluation – Let’s Dig a Little Deeper

We first introduced realist evaluation in 2017 with an introductory post on the PAN blog. Since then we’ve done a bit more thinking and planning for our own realist evaluation in the Making it Work Community-Based Research Project. In short, realist evaluation is an approach that aims to answer not only if a program works,… Read more »

WHEN:  Thursday, October 10, 2019 from 12 pm to 1 pm Pacific Time WHERE: CESBC webinars take place online using Zoom platform. You can check your computer’s requirements here COST: Free (long distance charges may apply if you dial in rather than use Zoom app) LANGUAGE: English REGISTRATION: Register on Zoom (Please join the webinar at 12:00 pm. And the webinar… Read more »

Get to Know This Great Tool for Reports and More

This blog is to share a cool resource that will allow evaluation findings to be shared in more engaging way. The application of this resource can go beyond evaluations, of course! In thinking about an alternative to a long, boring, 30-page evaluation report, I came across a cool tool called Slidedocs from reading Kylie Hutchinson’s… Read more »

PAN Research and Evaluation programs are made possible through PAN’s partnership with the CIHR Centre for REACH in HIV/AIDS, and the CIHR CBR Collaborative (A Program of REACH). The following post is part of a collection of Regional Accomplishment and Change Stories that were originally published on the REACH site to reflect on work during the REACH 2.0 funding period…. Read more »

PAN’s Evaluation Team had the pleasure of presenting at the 2018 Canadian Evaluation Society BC’s Evaluation Conference that was titled: What’s in Your Evaluation Toolbox? The program was super interesting, with lots of great presenters. We were able to present our approach to participatory evaluation in a demonstration session titled: Participatory Approach to Evaluation: Democratizing… Read more »

The Positive Leadership Development Institute (PLDI) has offered leadership programming to people living with HIV in BC since 2009. We wanted to learn what is working for participants and where the program might be fine-tuned to improve the experience. To evaluate the program’s effect, we used a participatory evaluation process, where peers themselves plan, develop… Read more »

We have written a blog post and hosted a webinar about shared measurement evaluation framework. In continuing to share our work in this area, we are pleased to share with you a project we undertook in northern British Columbia (BC). In 2016, Northern Health (NH) undertook a request for proposals to increase the geographic reach… Read more »

PAN has recently released a new report, Evaluation Survey Report: PHAC’s HIV and Hepatitis C Community Action Fund (CAF) Processes and Impacts – reported by community-based organizations in BC. The following is from the Executive Summary, which outlines the history of Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) funding and the evaluation of the the new funding process. (Read… Read more »

In April, the Pacific Hepatitis C Network (PHCN) released “Hep C Resources in BC: what we have – what’s missing – and next steps”. The report outlines the results of their needs assessment, which focused on information and advocacy needs surrounding hepatitis C in the province of BC. This needs assessment was completed as work… Read more »

Madeline is part of the Community Based Research and Evaluation section of the PAN team. In addition to working with PAN, they have worked at Pacific Hepatitis C Network, and is also on staff with YouthCO as the Mpowerment Fraser East Coordinator. Madeline follows in the Meet the People at PAN tradition with the 5… Read more »

When Pacific AIDS Network decided to take a participatory approach to the Positive Leadership Development Institute’s (PLDI) impact evaluation, we recognized the novelty of the design and wanted to find a way of tracking the successes and challenges of the process for everyone involved in the project. At the same time, we were interested in better understanding the… Read more »