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Donor Harmonisation Group at their 2014 meeting in Helsinki, Finland

CSC evaluation at the Donor Harmonisation Group

Each year, a network of organisations administrating higher education, research, and capacity building development cooperation programmes meets in Europe to share insight, collaborate, and, where possible, align objectives. The Donor Harmonisation Group this year met on 11-13 June in Helsinki, Finland, for their annual forum, hosted by the Centre for International Mobility (CIMO). The CSC […]

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Alumni Fellows focus group discussion

The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission’s (CSC) Evaluation team held back-to-back focus group discussions with Alumni Fellows on award and a group of supervisors on 12 November 2013. The Evaluation team viewed this as a valuable opportunity to not only attain in-depth information regarding the Fellowship scheme itself, but also as a way of verifying specific outcomes […]

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Professional Fellowships focus group meetings

Professional Fellows focus group discussion The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission’s (CSC) Evaluation team held a focus group discussion on 20 November 2012 with a group of Professional Fellows who, at the time, were under award on the CSC’s scheme. The purpose of the focus group was to collect robust qualitative data that answered key questions regarding […]

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Measuring the impact of international scholarships

Measuring the impact of international scholarships

The CSC hosted a workshop on 16-18 March 2012 at Cumberland Lodge for around 45-50 representatives from scholarship providers, funders and NGOs, as well as current Commonwealth Scholars. The aim of the event was to share knowledge and experience of good practice in evaluating international scholarships and to identify the best methods for measuring impact. […]

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The launch of the 'Assessing impact in the health sector' report

Launch of the ‘Assessing impact in the health sector’ report

The CSC evaluation report Assessing impact in the health sector was launched on 27 May 2010, at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Guests included current Commonwealth Scholars and Fellows, members of the CSC’s panel of Academic Advisers, supervisors from UK universities, and representatives from Professional Fellowship host organisations in the field. Dame Sally Davies, […]

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Alumni evaluation survey

The evaluation survey was sent to 5,673 alumni for whom we had contact details in early 2008. We asked about: location, field, type and level of employment the level of skill and experience gained attributed to the award the extent to which alumni are able to use these skills the level of contact maintained with […]

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