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- This checklist, created by Goldie MacDonald for The Evaluation Center, provides a set of criteria that can be used for identifying and selecting indicators for evaluation in collaboration with stakeholders.
- La lista de verificación incluye criterios basados en la práctica que deben tenerse en cuenta en la selección de los indicadores que se usarán para el monitoreo y la evaluación.
- La liste de contrôle comprend des critères centrés sur la pratique, à prendre en considération dans le choix des indicateurs à utiliser dans le suivi et l’évaluation.
- This set of standards was developed by the Uganda Evaluation Association (UEA) in order to guide evaluations that take place in Uganda to ensure a good standard of practice is demonstrated by evaluators during evaluations.
- This guide from Pact provides detailed guidance on each part of the evaluation process.
- This report by Burt Perrin offers evidence that countries are moving away from evaluating the performance of government on activities, inputs and outputs, and focusing instead on a results-driven approach.
- The toolkit is designed to support you in planning and carrying out evaluations using participatory video (PV) with the most significant change (MSC) technique, or PVMSC for short.
- This blog post by Sonja Blignaut for More Beyond discusses some of the clear distinctions between complexity thinking and systems thinking.
- This guide from the US General Accounting Office outlines good practice in case study evaluation and establishes a set of principles for applying case studies to evaluations.
How do we know if a program made a difference? A guide to statistical methods for program impact evaluationThis guide, written by Peter M. Lance, David K. Guilkey, Aiko Hattori and Gustavo Angeles for MEASURE Evaluation, outlines core statistical and econometric methods for program impact evaluation.
- Although focused on viewing critical reflection through the scope of management learning, this article discusses a range of critical reflection tools that have been drawn from other professional areas, such as storytelling, metaphors,
Designing initiative evaluation: A systems-orientated framework for evaluating social change effortsThis guide from the W. K. Kellogg Foundation outlines a systems-oriented framework for initiative and cluster evaluation and includes four general designs that can be used.
- These New Zealand Aid Program documents are designed to allow users to input data and information in a pre-formatted evaluation plan template.
- This is an example of collaborative outcomes reporting (COR) used for a natural resource management program in South Australia.
- This report is an example of a Collaborative Outcomes Report (COR) from a community sustainability project in Victoria, Australia. It is titled "How we ran a behaviour change program and the lessons we learnt".
- This page describes the reporting outcomes of an Australian Government conducted COR process on a Dugong and Marine Turtle Project in Northern Australia.
- These updated design, monitoring and evaluation standards from the Australian Government aim to "improve the quality and use of Design and M&E products, and to integrate evaluative thinking into everyday work".
- This framework has been developed to guide the consistent and transparent evaluation of government programs in the New South Wales (Australia) State Government to inform decision making on policy directions, program design and implementatio
- This tool from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) provides a template for developing a Terms of Reference (ToR) for an evaluation.
- This guide from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) provides detailed guidance on the selection of evaluation consultants and includes a number of checklists that can be u
- This guide from the US Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) provides detailed guidance on selecting and managing evaluation by using a st
- This guide, authored by Ajoy Datta and Arnaldo Pellini of the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), aims to provide strategies to help researchers better understand and deal with the complex problems they m
- This tool kit, written by Juliet Hunt for the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and AusAID, aims to provide development practitioners with the knowledge and tools necessary to ensure gender perspectives are considered when developing internation
- This guide from the Alliance for Useful Evidence is an introduction to systematic review and the necessary steps that should be considered as a part of the process.
- This guide, written by Howard White and Shagun Sabarwal for UNICEF looks at the use of Quasi-Experimental design and methods in Impact Evaluation.
- This guide, written by Howard White and Shagun Sabarwal for UNICEF, focuses on the use of modelling in impact evaluations.
- This guide addresses the issue of ensuring that evaluation findings are used by stakeholders.
- This webpage from Keystone Accountability looks at the use of constituent voice as a way of discovering what beneficiaries think about plans, performance and reports.
- This guide by Rick Davies offers advice on identifying and appropriately writing effective Lessons Learnt paragraphs.
- This paper, written by Sheela Patel, provides a case study of the development of the Society for the Promotion of Area Resource Centres (SPARC) in India.
- This archived page on UNICEF's website brings together a range of lessons learnt, best practices and innovations that have emerged from UNICEF's programs and evaluations over the five years to 2013.
- This paper, written by Dee Jupp and Sohel Ibn Ali with contribution from Carlos Barahona for Sida, uses the experiences of a social movement in Bangladesh to demonstrate how empowerment can be measured by those who are being empowered.