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  1. Positioning participation on the power spectrum

    Blog
    2nd July, 2015

    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.

  2. Choices about voices

    Blog
    13th July, 2015

    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.

  3. Participation in evaluation: Q&A With Irene Guijt and Leslie Groves

    Event
    Webinar
    29th July, 2015
    Online
    Free

    In response to popular demand, Irene Guijt and Leslie Groves are holding a Q&A on the reflections presented in their blog series on participation in evaluation. Please join us on Wednesday 29th July from 12:00- 13:00 British Summer Time (click here for timezone convertor).

  4. Still Hesitating? Let's bust some myths around increasing stakeholder participation in evaluation

    Blog
    22nd July, 2015

    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.

  5. Closing the series on participation in evaluation

    Blog
    10th August, 2015

    On Wednesday, July 29, Leslie Groves and I gave a live Q and A that focused on questions from blog readers. We received so many interesting questions and clearly had too little time for in-depth conversation. Lesson learned for next time – fewer questions to allow time for a more detailed exploration of each.

    The questions we received highlight people’s concerns with respect to making evaluation processes more participatory. We had eight different kinds of questions:

  6. Participatory Video and the Most Significant Change. A guide for facilitators

    Resource
    Toolkit
    2016

    The toolkit is designed to support you in planning and carrying out evaluation using PV with the MSC technique, or PVMSC for short. This is a participatory approach to monitoring, evaluation and learning that amplifies the voices of participants and helps organisations to better understand and improve their programmes.

  7. Webinar: Storytelling, Participatory Media, & Public Health & Human Rights

    Event
    Webinar
    9th March, 2016
    Online
    Free

    Please join StoryCenter for a free one-hour webinar, "Storytelling, Participatory Media, and International Public Health and Human Rights". For the past 10 years, Silence Speaks has been exploring how StoryCenter's methods can be adapted to support international public health and human rights promotion. The webinar includes an overview of the theory behind this work, a glimpse of current projects focused on sexual and reproductive health and women's rights, and an introduction to the ethical considerations practitioners and advocates must address ! in designing impactful storytelling and participatory media efforts.

  8. Participation: principles, tools and approaches

    Event
    Course
    23rd June, 2016 to 24th June, 2016
    United Kingdom
    Paid

    This course will teach participants how to apply the principles of meaningful participation and be conversant with a range of tools and techniques to guide, assess and support programme-based colleagues in enhancing participation throughout the programme life cycle – including context analysis, project design, implementation, management and monitoring and evaluation.

  9. M&E Thursday Talk: Reciprocity in Research: Integrating Evaluation & Human Rights Methods to Balance Evaluator & Community Needs

    Event
    Webinar
    4th August, 2016
    Online
    Free

    Working with vulnerable populations raises questions of reciprocity: we acquire information, but what are we giving back? The communities, activists and organizations we work with often use tactics that can easily incorporate evaluation, but we often separate the two. Join DME for Peace and Giovanni Dazzo of US Department of State’s Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor for the M&E Thursday Talk Series on Reciprocity in Research: Integrating Evaluation & Human Rights Methods to Balance Evaluator & Community Needs. 

  10. Week 50: Feedback loops – new buzzword, old practice?

    Blog
    15th December, 2014

    Recently, I had the good fortune to start collaboration with The MasterCard Foundation, which is strongly committed to what it calls ‘listening deeply and elevating voices’. This organisation is one of an increasing number in international development expressing more than a superficial interest in ‘client feedback’.

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