Mapping UNEG Norms and Standards 2005-2016

Mapping UNEG Norms and Standards 2005-2016

 UNEG Norms and Standards 2005   UNEG Norms and Standards 2016 Norm 1: Definition NORM 1 Internationally agreed principles, goals and targets Norm 2: Responsibility for evaluation NORM 13 Responsibility for

3 evaluation reads for the New Year

2016 is nearly upon us, which means the start of a brave new world for international development evaluation. After EvalYear launched an unprecedented chance for reflection and visioning, here is

The Art of Evaluation

A celebration of creative approaches to evaluation design and communication

8 ideas for visualising evaluation

The emerging field of Data Visualization invites us to explore its countless possibilities to foster information sharing, analysis and learning in any discipline. Here are some of the potential uses

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


Many people consider the London Underground Map designed by Harry Beck to be a modern design classic. Famed for its clarity and ease-of-use, his work has inspired hundreds of transport

Real World Participation in Evaluation

Editor’s Note: this is a guest Blog Post by Chris Morris. Chris interviewed us some time ago for his Master’s thesis. We thought that his findings were something worth sharing,

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

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,