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Un-boxing NGO evaluation

Alicia McCoy's picture 4th July 2019 by Alicia McCoy

This blog is the fourth in our series about un-boxing evaluation – the theme of aes19 in Sydney, Australia. The series is designed to generate a global discussion of the theme ‘un-boxing evaluation’ and what that means for our profession and practice. In this post, Alicia McCoy (Head of Research and Evaluation at Beyond Blue) discusses her own experiences in 'un-boxing' evaluation by challenging her assumptions about what evaluation 'is', and how the NGO sector can benefit from this un-boxing.

Outcome monitoring in large multi-stakeholder research programmes: Lessons from PRISE

Tiina Pasanen and Kaia Ambrose's picture 18th June 2019 by Tiina Pasanen and Kaia Ambrose

This guest blog by Tiina Pasanen and Kaia Ambrose discusses how the Pathways to Resilience in Semi-arid Economies (PRISE) project approached the challenge of coming up with an outcome monitoring system that considered the dynamics and complexities involved in a multi-project, multi-country and multi-partner research consortium and shares some key lessons to come out of this. Feature image credit: Lancelot Ehode Soumelong.

gLOCAL Evaluation Week: Yes, 'gLOCAL'. It is not a typo!

Leo Lemes and Mariana Branco Moreira's picture 28th May 2019 by Leo Lemes and Mariana Branco Moreira

This week's guest blog is in support of the gLOCAL Evaluation week - a series of free events taking place around the globe and online between June 3-7. In this blog, Leo Lemes, Operations Officer, and Mariana Branco Moreira, Evaluation Consultant, both writing from the World Bank’s Independent Evaluation Group and affiliated with the CLEAR Initiative, introduce the gLOCAL Evaluation Week and suggest ways that you can get involved.

Un-boxing the expert label

Marg Moon's picture 16th May 2019 by Marg Moon

This guest blog is the third in our series about un-boxing evaluation – the theme of aes19 in Sydney, Australia. The series is designed to generate a global discussion of the theme ‘un-boxing evaluation’ and what that means for our profession and practice. Margaret Moon works for SafeWork NSW and is broadly responsible for coordinating evaluation activities and building evaluation capacity across the organisation. She has a background in communication and education and is relatively new to the field of evaluation.

 

Un-boxing evaluation through empowerment: A conversation with David Fetterman

Jade Maloney and David M. Fetterman's picture 27th March 2019 by Jade Maloney and David M. Fetterman

This guest blog is an interview between David Fetterman and Jade Maloney. It is the second in a series about un-boxing evaluation – the theme of aes19 in Sydney, Australia. The series is designed to generate a global discussion of the theme ‘un-boxing evaluation’ and what that means for our profession and practice. 

Nuevo contenido en español en BetterEvaluation

Andrea María Wehrle Martínez_Sarah Klier's picture 20th February 2019 by Andrea María Wehrle Martínez_Sarah Klier

Hoy en día la creciente especialización y diversificación de enfoques en el campo de la evaluación conllevan el interés y necesidad de una permanente actualización. En ese marco, y bajo un espíritu de inclusión y apertura, las traducciones al español que se presentan expresan la voluntad de la Red de Seguimiento, Evaluación y Sistematización de Latinoamérica y el Caribe (ReLAC) de facilitar el acceso de materiales valiosos escritos en inglés a todos los evaluadores y evaluadoras hispanohablantes.

What does it mean to ‘un-box’ evaluation?

JadeMaloney's picture 30th January 2019 by JadeMaloney

This guest blog by Jade Maloney is the first in a series about un-boxing evaluation – the theme of aes19 in Sydney, Australia. The series is designed to generate a global discussion of the theme ‘un-boxing evaluation’ and what that means for our profession and practice. Jade Maloney is co-convenor of aes19. She is also a Partner at ARTD Consultants, specialising in design and evaluation with people with disability and in the disability sector.  

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