For many of us, this is a time for reflecting back on the year and exchanging gifts.
Earlier this year I co-taught a course on Evaluation for Public Sector Managers with the Australia and New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG), using BetterEvaluation to structure the course and as a key resource.
While most of the evaluation resources on the BetterEvaluation site are in English, we're keen to provide access to resources in other languages. In 2014, making the site more accessible in different languages will be one of our priorities.
52 weeks of BetterEvaluation: Week 48: What does COP19 mean for monitoring and evaluation professionals?
For the past few weeks the international climate change community, from national negotiators to NGOs and campaigners, has gathered at Warsaw for the 19th ‘conference of the parties’ (COP), hosted by the UNFCCC.
In the last in our series of blogs on using video in evaluation, Glenn O'Neil joins us to discuss how you can use video to communicate your evaluation findings.
52 weeks of BetterEvaluation: Week 46: An ethnography of evaluation - learning about evaluation from the inside using video
Conveying the complexities of the evaluation process isn’t easy, but video is one way to tackle the challenge. Quimera is a film company which was contracted to record the process of evaluating the USAID Growth with Equity in Mindanao III (GEM 3) projec
It is time for another blog series on BetterEvaluation, and this time we will be exploring the uses of video in evaluation.
Maren Duvendack and Tiina Pasanen explore the issue of using monitoring data in impact evaluations.
This week we're celebrating the first year of BetterEvaluation since it went live to the public in October 2012. Thank you to everyone who has contributed material, reviewed content, developed the website, and participated in live events.
"Value for Money" is a term that is increasingly used in evaluation - often to mean very different things.
You'll find hundreds of evaluation resources on the BetterEvaluation site. Some have come from recommendations by stewards. Some have come from our writeshop project or design clinics.
When reviewing evidence for decision-making, the first challenge is deciding how to choose which types of evidence to include.
If you are looking to learn more and hone your skills in evaluation there has never been a better time to tap into any number of fantastic free or low cost professional development opportunities.
The South Africa Monitoring and Evaluation Association conference starts on Wednesday this week, with the theme ‘Improving use and results’.
Collaborative Outcomes Reporting (COR) is an approach to impact evaluation that combines elements of several rigorous non-experimental methods and strategies.
This week BetterEvaluation is at the Australasian Evaluation Society conference in Brisbane, Australia, where the theme is "Evaluation shaping a better future: Priorities, pragmatics, priorities and power".