What is Most Significant Change and why is it a great method for evaluation of complex programs? In the light of two different cases, this evaluation podcast explains how this method can help you in different ways to gain in-depth understanding.…Continue
Two key evaluation actors namely the African Gender and Development Evaluators Network (AGDEN) and the International Development Evaluation Association (IDEAS) won a competitive award from the IOCE and EvalPartners on the Innovation Challenge Project 2019. The title of the project was “Expanding Democratic Spaces for more Inclusive and Equitable Governance: Integrating Gender-Responsiveness and Equity-Focus into Legislation through Evaluation”. The project implementation…Continue
Get a free & open access version of the book, including a foreword by Robert Chambers here: https://www.idrc.ca/en/book/scaling-impact-innovation-public-good
Time to re-think concepts of scaling and impact?
Expanding "impact" with "innovation" is the…Continue
Added by Robert McLean on August 12, 2019 at 19:25 — No Comments
Hi there, I am sharing my article about gender issues in water management , here is the link: https://theconversation.com/why-womens-involvement-is-so-vital-to-water-projects-success-or-failure-115011
When thinking about water management, gender is probably the last thing on many people’s minds. But in fact, the whole process of water management – technology…Continue
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Added by Akanksha Babbar on August 8, 2019 at 13:58 — No Comments
Peril magazine asked me and my son Luke to share some reflections on gender and culture for their ‘Man up’ edition. Here it is for your reading pleasure. #patriarchy #masculinity #parenting.
Original piece posted here Click here to read Luke’s piece, ‘Dad Never Taught Me to Man Up’.
John Siddham was born in India in the late 1950s and now lives in Australia. His son, Luke, was born in…Continue
WWF Netherlands and the IUCN National Committee of the Netherlands organized a three-day workshop on Citizen Science in The Hague in early July 2019. The workshop brought together representatives from civil society, science and government to learn from interesting cases studies, unpack prominent themes related to citizen science and share experiences.…Continue
Added by Laura Gagliardone on July 4, 2019 at 16:59 — No Comments
Results of two C-Change surveys of 4997 faculty and staff in medical and social sciences at the University of Oxford are analysed quantitatively and qualitatively and presented with illustrative quotations giving voice to critical personal perceptions of the culture and efforts to improve it. The C-Change survey included 12 dimensions of the culture: Vitality; Self-Efficacy in Career Advancement; Institutional Support; Relationships/Inclusion/Trust; Values Alignment; Ethical/Moral Distress;…Continue
Added by Pavel Ovseiko on June 30, 2019 at 1:18 — No Comments
Over the course of last year and into this year Athari has been involved in evaluation and facilitation of social change movements – feminism/women’s right and environmental justice.
These experiences have been an incredible learning opportunity for me personally and I’m writing to share some of my reflections. These are by no means exhaustive and I hope to continue to reflect and be open to challenging my own thoughts over time – as that is the best way I know how to…Continue
Innovation for development is the key and UNICEF has made it an organizational priority.
The world is changing faster than ever, as are the challenges facing its most vulnerable. Conflict and displacement, disasters and climate change, and urbanization and disease outbreaks are growing complex and interrelated. Exploring new ways of delivering programmes, with new partners and new technologies, is increasingly getting recognized as being crucial…Continue
Thanks to those who joined us for the SGP Gender Cafe on Gender in Evaluation that took place on Monday, April 29th. We were thrilled to have so many of you join us and to hear the diversity of insights during breakout sessions.
We would like to share with you the resources that came from the session, which we invite you to share with your friends and colleagues:…Continue
INTRAC has launched the M&E Universe - a new, free, online platform of resources for M&E practitioners of all levels of experience.
The universe is a series of short papers (2-6 pages) covering a wide range of aspects of M&E and providing an entry point to both basic M&E topics as well as more advanced and complex approaches and issues. There will be updates over the coming year, with further sections added.
You can land on this new universe…Continue
I'd like to share with you the publication on Gender in Evaluation of the Independent Development Evaluation at the Africa Development Bank. I contributed on Gender-responsive evaluation in the context of the Sustainable Development Goals in French-speaking sub-Saharan African countries: situational analysis,challenges, opportunities and innovative approaches
There are many other relevant publication of Donna on feminist…Continue
Added by LOYE Alexis Salvador on May 21, 2019 at 19:47 — No Comments
By Awuor PONGE; Member, African Gender and Development Evaluators Network (AGDEN) & Africa Regional Representative, EvalIndigenous Global Network.
The date was…Continue
UN Women Independent Evaluation and Audit Services (IEAS) is planning to publish a Good practices and Lessons-Learned in Gender Responsive Evaluation in the framework of the SDG+5 and Beijing+25. The knowledge product will highlight good practices on how evaluations with gender-lens are impactful in tacking the structural barriers and social norms for gender equality against the twelve critical areas of concern identified in the Beijing Platform for Action…Continue
Added by Ranjani K.Murthy on April 30, 2019 at 18:39 — No Comments
The Research Quality Plus, RQ+, approach is a novel means of judging the quality of research and innovation. It reimagines what makes for good science and how we might encourage more. In application at IDRC, it has positioned gender responsivity as a non-negotiable component of quality work.
Given the close links between research and evaluation, we wonder about the potential for RQ+ as a framework for evaluation quality assessment, management, and governance. Could it be a starting…Continue
Added by Robert McLean on April 23, 2019 at 1:51 — No Comments
I do evaluations which I often call participatory. I have a consultation with the primary stakeholders on what should be evaluated, involve them in the process of evaluation, and analyse and validate findings with them. While it is participatory, the control rests with me, and I act as a proxy or surrogate for the marginalised women/girls, men/boys and transwomen/transmen.
However, being a "surrogate", do I really capture the voices of marginalised, which may be contradictory given…Continue