AES Guidelines for the Ethical Conduct of Evaluations

These guidelines from the Australasian Evaluation Society (AES) were designed to ensure ethical behaviour and decision making are incorporated into evaluation practice.


  • Purpose of the Guidelines
  • Scope
  • Terminology
  • Relationship to Other Guidelines, Standards and Principles
  • Commissioning and preparing for an evaluation
  • Conducting an evaluation
  • Reporting the results of an evaluation


Australasian Evaluation Society, (2010). Guidelines for the ethical conduct of evaluations. Retrieved from website:

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