Speaking evidence to power Reporting evaluation results and communicating them effectively to policymakers and program managers is critical for improving uptake at the policy level and programming. By following the recommendations outlined in this article, evaluators can safeguard that their evaluation results are clear, concise, and actionable, and that they
Evaluation in the COVID-19 pandemic mode
Evaluation in the COVID-19 pandemic mode, Part 1 by Karsten Weitzenegger, updated 7 May 2020 Evaluation can inform global policy decisions during the coronavirus pandemic. However, M&E systems themselves are affected by the current crisis. Here is a quick review of recent literature. This may guide evaluators and managers in
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
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
SID/Charney Survey: The State of Development Evaluation 2013
What’s s happening in development evaluation? How often do development projects include evaluation – and what kinds? How are evaluators chosen? How big are their budgets? How satisfactory are their results? To provide a snapshot of development evaluation today, the Society for International Development’s Washington Chapter partnered with Charney Research
Embrace all evaluation methods – can we end the debate? | Independent Evaluation Group
What matters to me more than who is right or wrong, is that we need to draw on each and every method to deepen our understanding of what happened, how and why. More: Embrace all evaluation methods – can we end the debate? | Independent Evaluation Group.
Monitoring and Evaluation Collection on Scribd
World Bank Publications hosts a Monitoring and Evaluation Collection on Scribd, the world’s largest digital library. http://www.scribd.com/collections/4242644/Monitoring-and-Evaluation
German aid gets independent evaluation institute DEval
Berlin – Today German federal development minister Dirk Niebel and his State Secretary Hans-Jürgen Beerfeltz have opened the new independent evaluation institute of the German developing cooperation with the name “DEval”. The independent evaluation institute DEval is owned by the Federal Government and has 38 staff based in Bonn. It
Methodological approaches to evaluating coherence
Learn to walk before you run? Discussion paper on methodological approaches to evaluating coherence in international cooperation. ECDPM by Niels Keijzer and Jorrit Oppewal. DP132_IOB coherence study final version_28062012.pdf (application/pdf-Objekt).
Addressing attribution of cause and effect in small n impact evaluations
Increased demand for results has resulted in a growth in large n impact evaluations involving tests of statistical significance between outcomes for treatment and comparison groups. However, this type of statistical analysis is not suitable for all evaluations. When there are insufficient units of assignment to conduct tests of statistical