Evidence 2018 Day 2

Day 2: Wednesday, 26 September 2018

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Theme: Engage

Opening Plenary Session

Opening & Welcome:

Prof. Ruth Stewart, Africa Evidence Network, South Africa

Welcome to Evidence 2018

Opening Keynote:

Mr Mark Heywood, SECTION 27, South Africa

Evidence and 21st century Democracy: Does the evidence still “speak for itself” or does it need advocates?

Plenary Session 1

Dr Surette van Staden, Centre for Evaluation and Assessment, University of Pretoria, South Africa

The burden of proof: An example of using large-scale assessment data to inform policy