A Curated List of Postings on Technical Topics – Your One-Stop Shop for Methodology | Impact Evaluations

The World Bank offers A Curated List of Our Postings on Technical Topics – Your One-Stop Shop for Methodology | Impact Evaluations.

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

Participation in evaluation blogs and webinar | Better Evaluation

How do you decide who participates in evaluation? What are the power dynamics at play? And how can participation be used to benefit people? This month, BE is shining a spotlight on participation in evaluation. Throughout the month, Better Evaluation published blog posts on some of these key questions. Blogs

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

EuropeAid’s evaluation and results-oriented monitoring systems do not provide adequate information

EuropeAid’s evaluation and results-oriented monitoring systems do not provide adequate information on EU development expenditure results, says the European Court of Auditors. Two of the key elements of the accountability framework operated by the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Development and Cooperation (EuropeAid) are its evaluation and results-oriented monitoring (ROM) systems.

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

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,

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

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

DEEEP Global Conference: Building a Global Citizens Movement

The video documentation of the Global Conference: Building a Global Citizens Movement is ready. Spend 9 minutes worth watching and connect yourself to the global citizen movement! In July 2013, 200 active citizens from around the world met in Johannesburg to start “Building a Global Citizens Movement”. This research conference,

Evaluation of non-governmental development organizations | UNU-WIDER WP/2014/026

Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) are now widely used in development economics. However, their use is often resisted by non-governmental development organizations. The objections they raise differ between the three types of activities of such non-governmental organizations (NGOs): capacity building, advocacy, and service delivery. This paper discusses the objections and alternatives