A developmental evaluation primer

This primer guide from The J.W. McConnell Family Foundation outlines the basic principles of Developmental Evaluation and provides a range of tools to support its implementation.


  • Introduction to Developmental Evaluation
  • Myths about Developmental Evaluation
  • Assessing Conditions for DE
  • Applying Developmental Evaluation
  • Who is the Developmental Evaluator?
  • Skills of the Developmental Evaluator
  • DE Tools
  • Issues and Challenges
  • Future Potential: Directions for DE


Gamble, J. A. A. The J.W. McConnell Family Foundation, (2008). A developmental evaluation primer. Retrieved from website: https://mcconnellfoundation.ca/report/developmental-evaluation-primer/

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