Developing a monitoring & evaluation plan

This website from the Victorian Government's Department of Sustainability and Environment outlines a step-by-step process for developing evaluation plans. 

The page includes links to presentations, templates and other resources that support the development of a plan.  


  • Step 1. Identify your evaluation audience
  • Step 2. Define the evaluation questions
  • Step 3. Identify the monitoring questions
  • Step 4. Identify the indicators and data sources
  • Step 5. Identify who is responsible for data collection and timelines
  • Step 6. Identify who will evaluate the data, how it will be reported, and when
  • Step 7. Review the M&E plan


Evaluation Toolbox. (2010). Developing a monitoring & evaluation plan. Retrieved from