Digital Data Collection and the Maturing of a MERL Technology

Needs, markets, and innovation combine to produce technological change. This is as true in the international development sector as it is anywhere else. And within that sector, it’s as true in the broad category of MERL (monitoring and evaluation, research, and learning) technologies as it is in the narrower sub-category of digital data collection technologies.… Read More Digital Data Collection and the Maturing of a MERL Technology

How to build a theory of change for an impact evaluation | Video by Howard White

Speaker: Professor Howard White, Former Executive Director, 3ie https://www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/pWutrZwzP18?list=PLMdLqa33jxDnYmlJXC6_ExjpefosgQ3BF A comprehensive theory of change is integral to designing a high quality and policy relevant impact evaluation. In this video, Professor Howard White uses the example of a school feeding programme to illustrate the steps involved in building a theory of change for an impact evaluation.… Read More How to build a theory of change for an impact evaluation | Video by Howard White

Integrating Human Rights and Gender Equality in Evaluations | DME for Peace

Integrating Human Rights and Gender Equality in Evaluations | DME for Peace. This Guidance is aimed at increasing knowledge on the application of these two approaches in evaluation processes but also at raising awareness on their specific relevance and significance for UN work. It complements the UNEG’s Handbook ‘Integrating Human Rights and Gender Equality in… Read More Integrating Human Rights and Gender Equality in Evaluations | DME for Peace

Evidence Principles  |  Bond

The Bond Evidence Principles and checklist are for assessing and improving the quality of evidence in evaluation reports, research reports and case studies. They have been designed specifically for NGOs and can be used when commissioning, designing and reviewing evidence-based work. The principles help ensure that decisions about projects and programmes are made on the… Read More Evidence Principles  |  Bond

Advocating for Evaluation: A toolkit to develop advocacy strategies to strengthen an enabling environment for evaluation

By: EvalPartners in collaboration with other partners This work is inspired by Paris 21’s advocacy tool-kit and aims to fill a gap at the bottom of the “capacity pyramid” (on the enabling environment for evaluation) by advocating for the “demand side” of evaluation. The toolkit was jointly developed by EvalPartners, IOCE and UNWOMEN in partnership… Read More Advocating for Evaluation: A toolkit to develop advocacy strategies to strengthen an enabling environment for evaluation

UNEG Resource Pack on Evaluation

This UNEG interactive resource kit contains both a guidance note and a practitioner’s toolkit. It covers joint evaluation management and governance structures, and outlines recommended steps for undertaking joint evaluation, including con-sideration of gender and human rights issues. See UNEG News and Updates.

Most Significant Change (MSC) Workshop, Berlin, Germany 21-22 July 2014 Storytelling

Sick of reporting on just numbers and outputs ?  Do you value useful information on project impacts including unexpected ones?  Do you want to hear how you have made a difference to people’s lives in their own words and what is important to them? A 2 day course in the Most Significant Change (MSC) technique… Read More Most Significant Change (MSC) Workshop, Berlin, Germany 21-22 July 2014 Storytelling

IEG’s Evaluation Capacity Development Website

The Independent Evaluation Group of The World Bank Group hosts an Evaluation Capacity Development webpage. It features resources to help build evaluation knowledge and skills, “how to” help guides to design and manage evaluation process and help in using evaluations as a means to improve project performance. Evaluation Capacity Development (ECD) efforts strengthen and sustain… Read More IEG’s Evaluation Capacity Development Website