Professionalization – Challenges, Puzzles and Opportunities: An Evaluative Dilemma – What Might the Criteria of Merit for Evaluators Be? For Exemplary Evaluators?
Published : 2015
Session Abstract, Professionalization – Challenges, Puzzles and Opportunities: Since the 1970s, there have been broad ranging debates in the evaluation literature about whether evaluation should professionalize, or indeed whether it is already a profession. So, amidst growing global demand for specialist evaluation services as well as increasing signs that evaluation professionalization efforts are gaining pace, the presenters in this session will present a range of perspectives on evaluation professionalization’s challenges, puzzles, tensions and opportunities. The presentations in this session will address the challenges of developing competencies and standards for evaluation, the puzzl..View full abstract