The 24 most common Theories of Change

The 24 most common Theories of Change

In our evaluation work we often have to reconstruct the hidden theories of change under by organisations and programmes. Whilst these are different for each case, they tend to reflect

3 types of evaluator

What type of evaluator is your preference? Positivist, Constructivist or Transformative? Quiz created by: Sara Vaca and Joseph Barnes as part of our EvalYear Project. This quiz has been made

Rethinking Evaluation Consent

We recently undertook a global thematic evaluation for UN Women. The evaluation process was conducted in accordance with the United Nations Evaluation Group Ethical Guidelines and Code of Conduct for

Using Design Persona in Evaluation

During a recent evaluation with UN Women of the global contribution that the Entity has made to women’s economic empowerment, we used personas – a human-centred design tool – to

The Audience Analysis Cookbook [Part 4/4]

Serving Suggestions You will need: The results from your blog analysis The results from your post analysis The results from your comment analysis A suitable serving platter, such as WordPress,

The Audience Analysis Cookbook [Part 3/4]

Recipe for Analysing Comments You will need: A handful of relevant blogs A copy of the codebook A free account on SurveyGizmo, SurveyMonkey or equivalent Excel, OpenOffice, Google Docs, or

The Audience Analysis Cookbook [Part 2/4]

Recipe for Analysing Posts You will need: A handful of relevant blogs A copy of the codebook A free account on SurveyGizmo, SurveyMonkey or equivalent Google Search Excel, OpenOffice, Google

The Audience Analysis Cookbook [Part 1/4]

Recipe for Analysing Blogs You will need: A handful of relevant blogs A copy of the codebook A free account on SurveyGizmo, SurveyMonkey or equivalent Excel, OpenOffice, Google Docs, or

What would Friere have to say about Evaluation?

Paulo Friere remains one of the most inspiring figures in literacy and facilitation. His model for guided mastery of language has led to the development of approaches such as REFLECT,

Humble Design for a Social World

In our presentation of the J-Frame, we refer to “social design” as distinct from “total design”. Total design is a term we use to describe the world view of design