Evaluation in the Commonwealth – New policy and toolkit - Information session

This information session, by the Department of Finance, will provide an overview of how and why the new Commonwealth Evaluation Policy was developed. It will also provide an overview of the tools and resources available to help you evaluate government programs and activities. During the session you'll be given an opportunity to think about how you can use evaluative tools and approaches in your daily work along with the opportunity to share and discuss issues related to how you evaluate your program or activity with colleagues from across the APS.

Participant benefits

  • Learn about the new Commonwealth Evaluation Policy and Toolkit.
  • Understand the importance of public servants having an evaluative mindset, and conducting good quality evaluation activities.
  • Consider how you evaluate the programs and activities you work on.
  • Understand the importance of good performance information, underpinned with robust and credible evidence, to deliver the best outcomes for the Australian community.

Suitable for

APS 1 - SES Band 1 who is responsible for designing, managing or evaluating a Commonwealth program or activity or working on performance and evaluation matters in, or for, a Commonwealth entity.

Craft and User Level 

This program aligns with the Strategy, Policy and Evaluation Craft at the Foundation level.

One 90 minute session from 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Event type
Australia wide
$0 per attendee
26 seats