When you suggest to someone that you’re interested in using systems thinking in your project, you’ll often hear “we tried that once…” or “I like the idea of it but I’m not really sure how I would apply it” or “I get what it is, but I don’t really get
In this guest blog, Fran Demetriou (Lirata Consulting and volunteer M&E advisor for the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre’s Mentoring Program) shares her reflections from the recent Australasian Evaluation Society (AES)'s 2018 conference, held in Launc
In this guest blog, GPFE Secretariat members, Ada Ocampo and Asela Kalugampitiya, give us an overview of some of the highlights of the recent EvalColombo2018 event, a three-day forum hosted by that ran from 17th to 19th of September 2018 in Colombo, Sri
Development actors are embracing the concept and practice of adaptive management, using evidence to inform ongoing revisions throughout implementation.
In this guest blog, Jo Hall discusses how evidence of outcomes and impact can be better captured, integrated and reported on across different scales of work.
Evaluation reporting is important.
In part 1 of this two-part blog series, greet Peersman and Patricia Rogers introduce the ‘Pathways to advance professionalisation within the context of the AES’ project and report.
In the previous blog in this series, greet Peersman and Patricia Rogers introduced the ‘Pathways to advance professionalisation within the context of the AES’ project and report.
Consulting on the “Big 5” evaluation criteria - What got us here? [x-post from the IEG's #WhatWorks blog]
In this post, Caroline Heider (Director General and Senior Vice President, Evaluation, World Bank Group) reflects on the motivations behind her 2017 Rethinking Evaluation blog series.
Evaluation frameworks are often developed to provide a common reference point for evaluations of different projects that form a program, or different types of evaluations of a single program.
This blog is an abridged version of the brief Innovations in evaluation: How to choose, develop and support them, written by Patricia Rogers and Alice Macfarlan.
In this blog, I wanted to share three examples of communication plan templates that address this and allow for more detail and thinking through of the communication and dissemination process.
In this blog post, Jessica Noske-Turner introduces a newly launched section of the BetterEvaluation website - the Evaluating C4D Resource Hub - and discusses how and why this new area was developed.
This guest blog by Marlène Läubli Loud aims to start a discussion about what advisory group practices work well in what situations.
On April 16 over a thousand communication for development (C4D) researchers and practitioners descend on Indonesia for the Social and Behaviour Change Summit (SBCC).
If you’re like me, you think you’ve got a pretty good handle on data visualisation – you know how to make basic customisations to graphs in Excel, you know you should probably think carefully about whether or not to put that large table into a report, a