This is a discussion originally posted in the Gender and Evaluation communityled by Rituu B Nanda regarding Laura Hughston's report which presents a child-led evaluation of a multi-sectoral programme in Cambodia seeking to empower adolescent girls and a
Shared knowledge and experience from the global evaluation community.
This week, EvalPartners will be launching EvalGender+, the global partnership for equity-focused and gender-responsive evaluations. The launch is part of the Global Evaluation Week in Kathmandu to celebrate the International Year of Evaluation.
Are there particular examples of evaluations that you return to think about often?
In the final blog in the 4-part series, Leslie Groves and Irene Guijt address some of the most common forms of resistance to increasing levels of participation in evaluation.
In this third blog in the participation in evaluation series, Irene Guijt and Leslie Groves share frameworks to approach and make decisions about the level of stakeholder involvement during different evaluation stages.
In the second blog in the 4-part series about participation in evaluation, Irene Guijt and Leslie Groves focus on making power relationships and values in 'participatory' evaluation processes explicit to avoid tokenistic participation.
The Francophone Network of emerging evaluators (RF-Ee) was officially launched on May 26, 2015 in Montreal, Quebec at the 36th conference of the Canadian Evaluation Society. This launch was sponsored by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Overseas Development Institute (ODI) has published a “10 things to know about evaluation” infographic, in support of the International Year of Evaluation.
This month we start a series on participation in evaluation by Leslie Groves and Irene Guijt. This blog series aims to explore one simple question: How can we best open up evaluation processes to include those intended to benefit from a specific proj
Big data is emerging as a new world currency.
Impact evaluation, like many areas of evaluation, is under-researched. Doing systematic research about evaluation takes considerable resources, and is often constrained by the availability of information about evaluation practice.
Nikola Balvin, Knowledge Management Specialist at the UNICEF Office of Research – Innocenti, presents new resources on impact evaluation and discusses how they can be used to support managers who commission impact evaluations.
Designating something a “best practice” is a marketing ploy, not a scientific conclusion. Calling something “best” is a political and ideological assertion dressed up in research-sounding terminology.
In development, government and philanthropy, there is increasing recognition of the potential value of impact evaluation.
Welcome to the International Year of Evaluation!
Evaluation is a powerful tool that can provide useful, evidence-based information to help inform and influence policy and practice.