Shared knowledge and experience from the global evaluation community.
- The evaluation report has been finalized, recommendations have been made, the findings have been presented to management and funders, and then … nothing happens.
A new pathway: how can funders support meaningful monitoring, evaluation, and learning practice in the field?
How can donors and grantees work together to create effective monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) practices that drive field-wide transformation?
Writing for utilisation
Evaluators need to communicate better and foster the utilisation of evaluation findings through clear and engaging writing.
Take a tour of the new BetterEvaluation website
We are thrilled to announce the launch of a major upgrade to the BetterEvaluation knowledge platform.
We have rebuilt and reshaped betterevaluation.org with our users in mind to provide:
What do you know? Centering knowledge generation and sharing to transform evaluation systems - AEA22 poster resources
A collection of knowledge management (KM) and communities of practice (CoP) online resources compiled bv Alice Macfarlan (BetterEvaluation Knowledge Platform Manager, GEI) and Maurya West Meiers (IEG).
What is evaluation to do? Ways of responding to the climate and environment crisis – Part 1
This blog is the first of a 2-part series on the issues raised about COP26 in papers published in the journal Evaluation.
What is evaluation to do? Ways of responding to the climate and environment crisis – Part 2
This blog is the second of a 2-part series on the issues raised about COP26 in papers published in the journal Evaluation.
BetterEvaluation 2022 Holiday Reading List
Happy Holidays! As we head into 2022 we thought we'd share a list of resources for you to peruse in the new year.
What do we need for better monitoring?
This blog by Jo Hall and Patricia Rogers provides an update on the Global Partnership for Better Monitoring project.
Reporting and supporting evaluation use and influence: Tips from evaluators
Evaluation use is a key issue for the evaluation community. The aim of evaluation is to be influential, so it should be of use to policymakers, programme developers, project planners and managers.
Better Monitoring: Help us address the neglected ‘M’ in M&E
Effective monitoring is essential for managing performance, however, despite this, monitoring is often undervalued and understood quite narrowly.
Eleanor Williams is the Director of the Centre for Evaluation and Research Evidence at the Victorian Department of Health. In this role, she leads the department's evaluation and research strategy.
Why do we need more real-time evaluation?
We’re currently going through a global period of rapid change and adaption, due in large part to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on our lives and work.
The evaluator as facilitator: Considerations for good facilitation practice
Before I joined TCC Group as an evaluation and learning consultant, I was a therapist. My days consisted of listening to people as they tried to navigate and make meaning of their lives.
Happy New Year!While we’re happy to wish the year 2020 farewell, many of the challenges and difficulties that arose over the past 12 months are still with us, as is the sadness over the many different forms of loss we’ve all experienced.
Vale Marie Gervais
We were saddened to learn of the passing of Marie-Gervais in mid-December 2020. Marie, Professor in the Faculty of Medicine at Laval University, Quebec, made a lasting contribution to the French-speaking evaluation community in Canada, Europe and Afric