Events

ISBNPA 2016 Satellite Meeting - Pragmatic Evaluation in Physical Activity Course

05 to 07 June 2016

Dear ISBNPA members,  

 

We are pleased to announce that applications are now open for the 2016 Pragmatic Evaluation in Physical Activity Course. The ISPAH and AFPAN Endorsed Course is taking place prior to ISBNPA 2016 in Cape Town and has been approved as an official ISBNPA satellite meeting.

 

We would be very grateful if you would share information about this course with your networks and potential applicants.

 

Venue: Sports Science Institute of South Africa, Newlands, Cape Town, South Africa

 

Date: 5th-7th June 2016

 

Application form (Word download): http://isbnpa2016.org/wp-content/uploads/Application-form-2016_FINAL.docx 

 

**Applications deadline is 28th February**

 

Course Flyer (PDF download): http://isbnpa2016.org/wp-content/uploads/Pragmatic-Evaluation_Cape-Town-1.pdf

 

Contact details: pragmatic.evaluation@gmail.com 

 

Cost: GBP550 / US$780 / ZAR12,900

Scholarships will be available to support applicants who require financial support to attend the course and we strongly encourage applicants from low-, middle- and high-income settings to apply. Please indicate if you are interested in the scholarship via email when submitting your application.

Further details

 

This will be a two-part course, containing both an online component delivered by the WHO Collaborating Centre for Physical Activity, Nutrition and Obesity and a 2.5 day face-to-face course in Cape Town.

  

The course will cover topics such as: Planning for evaluation; Introduction to methods; and Formative, process, outcome and impact evaluation.

 

The course is ideal for academic researchers who are interested in the practical application of their work AND/OR for employees of government and non-government entities who aspire to rigorously evaluate their programs and policies.

 

Course fees will include course materials, lunches and dinners, refreshments, and a copy of Evaluation in a Nutshell. The evening meals and social events (which are included within the fee) will include keynote lectures from world leading experts in physical activity evaluation.

 

Course Affiliates:

The African Physical Activity Network (AFPAN)

The International Society for Physical Activity and Health (ISPAH)

The International Society of Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA)

Online support:

The WHO Collaborating Centre for Physical Activity, Nutrition and Obesity

Any queries please contact: pragmatic.evaluation@gmail.com  

Confirmed faculty:

Professor Vicki Lambert

(University of Cape Town, South Africa)


Dr Cathi Draper

(University of Cape Town, South Africa)


Professor Charlie Foster

(University of Oxford, UK)


Dr Tracy Kolbe Alexander

(University of Queensland, Australia)


Dr Paul Kelly

(University of Edinburgh, UK)


Dr Justin Richards

(University of Sydney, Australia)


Dr Karen Milton

(University of Oxford, UK)


Clare Bartels

(University of Cape Town, South Africa) 


Best regards,

 

Cathi, on behalf of the Course Organising Committee

 

Dr Paul Kelly (University of Edinburgh)

Dr Justin Richards (University of Sydney)

Dr Karen Milton (University of Oxford)

Dr Cathi Draper (University of Cape Town)

Organization:

Un Sidney; Un Edinburgh; Un Oxorfd and Un Cape Town

Place:

Sports Science Institute of South Africa, Newlands, Cape Town, South Africa