ODE aid evaluations: investing in teachers and learning from evaluations

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The Office of Development Effectiveness (ODE) is an operationally independent unit within the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) that measures and reports on the effectiveness of the Australian aid program.

This forum, which is jointly organised by the Development Policy Centre and ODE, is the latest in a series with the aim of profiling and discussing ODE evaluations and reports.

This event will focus on ODE’s recent report on teacher training and its latest review of operational evaluations.

Investing in Teachers analyses DFAT’s experience with and identifies lessons for improving teacher development policies and programs.Review of Operational Evaluations Completed in 2014 examines the quality of 35 DFAT aid evaluations. DFAT will also present its new evaluation policy.

ODE staff will present the reports, DFAT staff will respond, and speakers from the Development Policy Centre will offer an independent perspective.

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Husnia Hushang

Husnia Hushang was a Research Assistant and a Program Officer at the Development Policy Centre. She has a Masters of Public Policy and a Graduate Diploma of Public Administration from the ANU and a Bachelor of Law and Political Science from Kabul University. She also worked for the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development in Afghanistan.

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