BetterEvaluation for Young and Emerging Evaluators (YEEs)

Every evaluator's journey is unique. The skills, knowledge and competencies you need to thrive in the field of evaluation are determined by a multitude of factors, including your personal interests, the context in which you work, and your career aspirations.

With this in mind, you might like to explore several areas of the BetterEvaluation site to help you navigate your own unique path.

Methods and approaches

When planning an evaluation, it's important to choose appropriate methods and processes for your specific situation. Get started here:


While the specific skills you'll need as an evaluator are highly contextual, there are certain underlying competencies that are important for evaluators to consider, regardless of their specific field or methodological approach. Our page on competencies has a number of competency guides from different organisations and regions.

Further education and other ways of learning

Strengthening your evaluation skills is a career-long endeavour, and there are many ways to do this. You can explore formal and informal education programs though our academic and training directories, and discover other ways to learn through our ‘Strengthen evaluation capacity’ page:

Additional resources

If you have particular topics of interest, you can browse and search our content:

Get involved

We work collaboratively with our global community to create, share and support use of knowledge about how to better plan, manage, conduct and use evaluation. We welcome your contributions, whether you'd like to suggest a resource or event, write a blog, have feedback you'd like to share or would like to be more involved in a content area.