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  1. Life Skills Education Toolkit for Orphans & Vulnerable Children in India

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    Toolkit
    2007

    This toolkit, written by Dr. Sonal Zaveri for Family Health International (FHI360), focuses on a participatory approach to develop life skills in children to allow them to manage and cope with difficult and risk situations in relation to HIV/AIDS. The approaches covered in the toolkit use active learning methods including games, role plays, debates, brainstorming, drama, story telling, group learning, case studies and poster making.

  2. Unique Methods in Advocacy Evaluation

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    Tool

    This document describes four unique advocacy evaluation methods for assessing advocacy and policy change. 

  3. Hiring M&E Staff- Guidelines and Tools for Locating and Hiring Strong Monitoring & Evaluation Candidates

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    Guide
    2008

    This guide, authored by Clara Hagens and Guy Sharrock for Catholic Relief Services (CRS) and the American Red Cross, outlines a step-by-step process for identifying evaluation needs and hiring staff to ensure quality program evaluation takes place.

  4. Outcomes and Performance Indicators Advocacy Program

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    Tool
    2006

    This set of outcome indicators, developed by the Urban Institute, is aimed at supporting supporting the development, monitoring and evaluation of advocacy programs. Based on the Urban Institute's Common Outcome Framework To Measure Nonprofit Performance, the indicators include an outcome sequence chart, candidate outcome indicators and and data collection strategies with suggested data sources for each outcome indicator. 

    While the outputs and outcomes identified are useful, a limitation of these indicators is that they only refer to counting  nunbers, and not addressing their quality in terms of relevance, significance, durability. or other important dimensions.

  5. Evaluation questions

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    Guide
    2012

    This webpage from EuropeAid provides a detailed guide on the use of evaluation questions. It is also available in French and Spanish.

  6. Total Success: Co-Presenting Tips and Techniques

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    Guide
    2011

    This article by Total Success, a UK business training organisation, gives detailed and practical advice about successfully conducting professional looking co-presentations. It goes into detail about the benefits of co-presentations, as well as how to set up good communication practices between presenters and to feed off each other to make sure presentations progress smoothly. It also discusses the merits of five different forms of co-presentations: 1. Tag-team 2. Speak-and-comment 3. Speak-and-chart 4. Perform-and-comment 5. Duet.

  7. Utilization-Focused Evaluation (U-FE) Checklist

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    Guide
    2013

    Composed by Michael Quinn Patton in 2002 and updated in 2013, this is a comprehensive checklist for undertaking a utilization focused evaluation. It draws attention to the necessary tasks and associated challenges of conducting Utilization-Focused Evaluation (UFE).

  8. Research to Impact: Case Studies for Natural Resource Management for Irrigated Rice in Asia

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    Example
    2010

    Divided into four main parts this book aims to share lessons and experiences and document cross-country learning in 11 countries from bridging research and extension to fostering multi-stakeholder partnership for “research to impact.” into best practices for natural resource management in Asian rice production. Part I Highlights the importance of using participatory approaches, presenting the experiences of the IRRC Country Outreach Programs (ICOPs) in the Philippines, Indonesia, and Myanmar. Part II illustrates the various processes of putting science into practice through the documentation of 14 case studies across south and south-east Asia. Part III focuses on the assessment of impacts of NRM technologies adopted by farmers in Vietnam and China and Part IV consists of reflections from a renowned sociologist, Dr. Gelia Castillo.

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