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A one-day training on the FOI Approach to science-based innovation
Wednesday, November 2, 2016
This one-day training in Cambridge, MA, will provide participants with an overview of a promising new approach for innovation in program development and evaluation, and implications of this approach for early childhood programs. This includes a set of tools that support translating science into practice in order to learn more about how an intervention works, for whom, and in what contexts. This model is designed to help teams develop stronger programs, optimize evaluation efforts, and engage in rapid cycle learning.
Participants will hear from Center Director Jack P. Shonkoff, M.D., on From Best Practices to Breakthrough Impacts: A Science-Based Approach to Building a More Promising Future for Young Children and Families. They’ll also have an opportunity to learn more about developing a precise theory of change, program materials that support effective implementation, and evaluation methods that facilitate continuous learning. In addition to presentations, participants will have opportunities to reflect on and discuss the content in small groups.
Participants from a broad range of settings are encouraged to attend including program developers and anyone who works with or is in a position to support young children or their families. The cost of the workshop is $350 for the day. The program will run from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and lunch and snacks will be provided. Participants are responsible for their own travel and lodging.
To register or find more information, please visit: https://www.events.harvard.edu/profile/web/index.cfm?PKWebId=0x288812025
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