Find resources by method or process in the Rainbow Framework

The BetterEvaluation Rainbow Framework sorts more than 300 evaluation methods and processes into 7 clusters of tasks: Manage, Define, Frame, Describe, Understand Causes, Synthesise, and Report and Support Use. Each method and process has a number of curated resources linked to it. You can navigate through the Rainbow Framework to learn more about the different evaluation tasks, methods and processes, and find resources this way.

Or, if you are simply looking for resources to do with a specific method or process, you can use this form.

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Writing Effective Email: Top 10 Email Tips

This is a clear and concise guide to writing email which includes a 'top ten tips' to effective email writing.

Writing a Good Executive Summary – UNICEF Guide

This UNICEF guide provides a clear outline for writing an Executive Summary.

World Cafe - People and Participation

This guide provides detailed information on how to effectively use The World Cafe. Additional information covers suitable participants, cost / time requirements and appropriate circumstances of use. The pros and cons are weighed and a case study is also provided.

World Bank Group Assistance to Low-Income Fragile and Conflict-Affected States

This independent evaluation conducted by the Independent Evaluation Group (IEG) of the World Bank, assesses the impact and effectiveness of strategies and assistance programs implemented by the World Bank Group in low-income fragile and conflict-affected states. 

Workshop on the Councillor as Guardian of the Environment

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This workshop, from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), is aimed at locally elected officials involved in environmental governance. It's purpose is to highlight the importance of engaging stakeholders in the process of environmental sustainability and to demonstrate how to ensure involvement of as many stakeholders in programs. 

Working with street children : monitoring and evaluation of a street children project

This Monitoring and Evaluation handbook is designed to be used by street educators, as well as other people working with street children.

Working in Partnership: Evaluating our ability to influence and achieve better policy outcomes

Short report from a seminar run by IOD PARC in 2005 on looking at partnerships that aim to reduce inequity and poverty. 


'Wordle is a toy for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text.' (Feinberg, 2011)

Word clouds considered harmful

This article by Jacob Harris for NiemanLab provides a careful consideration of the argument against word clouds.

Word Cloud Generator Guide

This web page provides a clear and concise guide to using Word Cloud Generator.