In this guest blog, Kerry McCarthy discusses some of the options for finding administrative data sets for use in evaluation.
We’re excited to announce the launch of the BetterEvaluation and IDRC (International Development Research Centre) Program Managers’ Guide to Evaluation and GeneraTOR.
BetterEvaluation FAQ: How do you go about analyzing data that has been collected from respondents via a questionnaire?
In this edition of the BE FAQ blog, we address a question that comes up quite often: How do you go about analysing data that has been collected from respondents via a questionnaire?
BetterEvaluation FAQ: How can you get stakeholders to articulate how they think a program or project works?
In our last newsletter we drew attention to our method page on Articulating Mental Models (part of the Develop program theory or logic model task), and asked the BetterEvaluation community:
A theory of change can be very useful in designing an impact evaluation, but what kinds of theories should we use?
Tiina Pasanen (Overseas Development Institute) shares her reflections from the 2016 'M&E on the Cutting Edge' Conference Partnering for Success, and asks, how do we learn what type of partnerships work well, under what conditions and in what context
This blog post by Jindra Cekan and Laurie Zivetz of Valuing Voices discusses the need for post-project impact evaluations.
What is the value of evaluation and can stories provide a good way of communicating evaluation findings?
International development is fixated with impact. But how do we know we’re all talking about the same thing?
This blog post by Simon Hearn (ODI) was originally posted by Action to Research.
In this guest blog post, Tiina Pasanen, from the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), lays out four key ideas to keep in mind when designing an M&E framework for a policy research project
You can't see the Earth as a globe unless you get at least twenty thousand miles away from it. On December 7, 1972, the first photograph was taken of the whole Earth from space. That photo became known as The Blue Marble Shot.