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The Importance of an Evaluability Assessment in Research Analysis

24 January 2017

An evaluability assessment (EA) is an assessment that helps to check whether a programme is ready for an evaluation and, if so, how the evaluation should be designed to ensure maximum efficacy and to allow evaluators to measure the programme’s effect accurately. But the assessment goes further than merely providing information […]

Prof Laurie Stevahn from the American Evaluation Association (AEA) to do a series of seminars across South Africa this June.

30 May 2016

SAMEA, in partnership with the Department of Planning Monitoring and Evaluation (DPME), the ZENEX Foundation, Centre for Research on Evaluation Science and Technology (CREST) and Creative Consulting & Development Works (CC&DW) cordially invite you to a series of seminars with Prof Laurie Stevahn from the American Evaluation Association (AEA). Prof […]

A brief introduction to Empowerment Evaluation

20 September 2012

An introduction to Empowerment Evaluation As the name suggests Empowerment Evaluation is the use of various evaluation techniques and concepts to aid self improvement and growth. Empowerment Evaluation provides tools for assessing planning, implementation and self evaluation. Empowerment Evaluation consists of three main steps, i.e. mission, taking stock and planning […]

More on David M. Fetterman

17 September 2012

Creative Consulting & Development Works will be hosting an Empowerment Workshop with guest speaker, David M. Fetterman. The workshop will be held on the 28th of September at the River Club in Observatory, Cape Town.  Seats are limited so contact us as soon as possible if you wish to register.  […]

Creative Consulting & Development Works opposes Secrecy Bill

28 September 2011

Creative Consulting & Development Works joined the Right2Know march to parliament on Saturday 17th September in opposition to the controversial “Secrecy Bill” which threatens freedom of information and could impose harsh prison sentences on whistle-blowers. Right2Know are a grassroots coalition against the proposed Secrecy Bill which successfully managed to co-ordinate […]

Nelson Mandela Foundation to Launch “Critical Thinking Programme” for Youth

3 August 2011

As reported in the Sunday Times, the Nelson Mandela Foundation has announced plans to launch a programme that address the shortage of guidance and support for young people. The Champion Within programme will address the pressing need for formal training in critical thinking for South Africa’s young People. Their recipe […]

NPO workshop

26 July 2011

We just came across this peer-to-peer education workshop and wanted to share it with you all! Hosted by Inyathelo, this workshop focuses on NPO (non-profit organisation) registration and establishment. It’s a free event and covers topics including: How is an NPO registered?  What entity should we establish? Do we qualify […]

Rebuilding our image

21 July 2011

As South Africans we should be proud of our progress in decreasing crime and poverty in our country. It’s been a long road, and definitely not over, but we have made progress and I think it’s fair to be recognized for our efforts. Unfortunately, with the influence of media (and […]

Hands Of Love (HALO): Giving back to deprived communities

5 July 2011

Hands of Love sent pupils to School.Photo:HALO Creative Consulting & Development Works has been promoting the great work of Hands of Love Outreach (HALO) since we first heard about them in 2010. Based in Mthatha, this amazing organization aims to reach out and improve lives of people living in resource […]

Dance for All: An invitation to help make dreams come true!

29 June 2011

Dancers showcase their skills. Photo: Nondumiso Ntsengentsu Many South Africans have dreams, desires and interests that they are unable to pursue, due to the limited availability of information in their community. Faced with this challenge, they often lose hope and begin to believe drugs and alcohol abuse as well as […]