Often one of the most difficult aspects of launching a new project is figuring out how to measure its impact effectively. The Activate! Leadership for Public Innovation programme has an opportunity to do ground-breaking work in measuring the impact of its leadership development intervention and the policy implications that it might hold. It is a […]
Stories told by programme beneficiaries can be useful when evaluating the effectiveness/impact of programmes. However, because stories are subjective, on their own they are seldom regarded as sufficient evidence that a programme/intervention is effective. Researchers have found numerous ways of addressing the concerns about the credibility of stories as an information source on the effectiveness […]
If you want to get an NGO on the defensive, just says the words “monitoring and evaluation”. Almost inevitably, these words will provoke spluttering about donors-in-the-driving-seat, the validity of qualitative approaches to impact evaluation, and the objectivity of participatory research. I’d argue that too much time is spent on these debates, and not enough about […]
The FunDza Literacy Trust aims to improve reading for pleasure and access to interesting books for “book poor” teens and young adults from poor communities. In early 2013, FunDza commissioned a literature review to investigate the current practice of measurement and evaluation in the fields of literacy and mobile learning to inform aspects of their […]
By Rebecca Metz For some time, it has been clear that many non-profit organisations that work within the ECD sector need support with developing their Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) systems, and DGMT has received a number of requests for help with this. M&E within the ECD sector is complex as there are numerous elements that […]
We are in the process of developing a Monitoring and Evaluation Resource website for organisations. Have a look at this presentation where we explain why we are developing the website as well as how it will work. This presentation is powered through Prezi, please wait a few moments for the presentation and embedded images to load.
Tags: Monitoring and Evaluation
Posted on 6 May 2013