ActKnowledge News & Updates

11-22-2016

New ERASMUS / EU project

The Erasmus Program of the European Commission has funded ActKnowledge to serve as the external evaluator of a two year program in five countries to reach artists in sparsely populated areas to find peer opportunities, jobs and an environment with enough cultural and economic opportunities to allow them to stay   Read More….


11-03-2016

The fourth annual Sustainable Development Transition Forum

The fourth annual Sustainable Development Transition Forum (SDTF), hosted by the United Nations Office for Sustainable Development, welcomed 100 representatives and experts of country governments, the United Nations system, policy think tanks and academic institutions from around the world in Incheon, Republic of Korea from 25-27 October 2016. Zabi   Read More….


02-24-2015

ActKnowledge continues its work with Building Bright Futures

ActKnowledge is working with Building Bright Futures, the Vermont Early Childhood Advisory Council and 501 (c) 3 statewide network, aligning local solutions of 12 regional Councils with policy at the state level in order to make improvements in access, quality, and affordability of early care, health, and education for families   Read More….


12-16-2014

Paterson Community Schools Focus on Sustainability

ActKnowledge enters its fifth year working for the Paterson Community Schools Program with a focus on how to sustain the community school model after their federal Full Service Community School grant concludes in 2015. Their Theory of Change has helped them achieve positive results across the last three years.


12-16-2014

ActKnowledge working with Building Bright Futures in Vermont

ActKnowledge is working with Building Bright Futures, the Vermont Early Childhood Advisory Council and 501 (c) 3 statewide network, aligning local solutions of 12 regional Councils with policy at the state level in order to make improvements in access, quality, and affordability of early care, health, and education for families   Read More….


11-06-2014

European Union Cohesion Policy

ActKnowledge is acting as senior advisor on Theory of Change for an evaluation of the use of financial instruments in 12 EU countries.


11-06-2014

Human Rights, Equality and Social Justice

ActKnowledge Senior Staff members Eoin Collins, David Colby and Director Heléne Clark led a 2 Day Workshop with U.N. Women from around the world as they establish their global mission.

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11-06-2014

ActKnowledge Presents at The Community Schools Fundamentals Conference in NYC

ActKnowledge’s Director, Heléne Clark, presented at the Community Schools Fundamentals Conference in NYC to practitioners from all over the country. She also presented a video of the Paterson Community School Theory of Change workshop, held over the summer:


07-22-2014

Actknowledge included in Playdoyer-Pour-Une-Ecole-Communautaire

We are happy to announce the inclusion of a chapter in the French Publication Playdoyer-Pour-Une-Ecole-Communautaire by Heléne Clark and Eoin Collins (2014) ‘Evaluation Design and Implementation Considerations in School Settings: Using a Theory of Change Approach’. In Plaidoyer pour une école communautaire / Making a case for community schools –   Read More….


02-27-2014

Defining Intent and Mapping Results: Tools for Community Schools

We are pleased to announce that Muamer Rasic, an ActKnowledge Research Associate, will be co-presenting with Charlene Perez, a coordinator with Hartford (Connecticut) Community Schools, at the 2014 Community Schools National Forum in Cincinnati. Their presentation, Defining Intent and Mapping Results: Tools for Community Schools, will explain ActKnowledge’s Theory of   Read More….