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  1. Choices about voices

    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.

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

    29th July, 2015

    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).

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

    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.

  4. Closing the series on participation in evaluation

    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:

  5. Mobilising Media for Sustainable Outcomes in the Pacific- Symposium

    8th December, 2016

     RMIT University and ABC International Development showcase the research and launch resources resulting from a four year partnership exploring media, communication, technology and social change in the Pacific Island Region. This includes the launch of the IDEAS Guide and IDEAS Facilitators’ Guide, an entry level, practitioner-focused guide to designing and evaluating innovative media and communication projects.  

  6. 52 weeks of BetterEvaluation: Week 36: Supporting appropriate participation in evaluations

    4th September, 2013

    This week BetterEvaluation is at the Australasian Evaluation Society conference in Brisbane, Australia, where the theme is "Evaluation shaping a better future: Priorities, pragmatics, priorities and power".

  7. Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation for Natural Resource Management and Research


    This guide from the Natural Resources Institute (NRI) provides a detailed guide to the use of Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation (PME) with a particular emphasis on natural resource management.

  8. Supporting Good Evaluation


    This presentation and paper from the Bruner Foundation guides the reader through the evaluation process and provides a step by step process for commissioning an evaluation; clarifying the differences between research and evaluation; what evaluations should cost; and further things that need to be considered before implementation.

  9. Increasing Participation in Evaluation – Bruner Foundation Guide


    The Increasing Participation in Evaluation bulletin was developed by Anita Baker with Beth Bruner to help organizations integrate evaluative thinking into their organizational practice. This three page bulletin discusses how Organization Staff, Evaluators, and Funders are typically involved in participatory evaluation.

  10. Purposes of Assessment- Keystone Guide


    This webpage from Keystone Accountability outlines the six major reasons that social organizations monitor, assess and report their performance and results. This is an archived link.