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New book: Monitoring and Evaluation Training: A Systematic ApproachGlenn

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 10:38:49 +0000

An under-appreciated area has been what is a systematic approach to monitoring and evaluation (M&E) training for programs and projects. Now this gap has been filled with a new book from  Scott Chaplowe and J. Bradley Cousins: Monitoring and Evaluation Training: A Systematic Approach “Bridging theoretical concepts with practical, how-to knowledge, authors Scott Chaplowe and […](image)

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Advanced M and E Training in the UKGlenn

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 10:15:31 +0000

Intrac in the UK is offering an advanced monitoring and evaluation face to face training several times this year – May, September and November 2017.   The course is over five days and covers the following areas: Clarifying M&E terminology and the uses of M&E Introducing a structure for addressing practical issues and challenges in […](image)

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How Awareness Campaigns FailGlenn

Tue, 11 Apr 2017 07:54:07 +0000

A very interesting article from the The Stanford Social Innovation Review : “Stop Raising Awareness Already”. The article critiques a number of awareness campaigns and how they do not achieve what they set out to do – and in some cases may even do harm. One campaign they look at is the “Dumb way to die” […](image)

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Webinar: Responding to slow-onset crisesGlenn

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:27:32 +0000

For those interesting in emergency response, research and crises, please join me for this webinar on a recent report I co-authored: Webinar: Responding to slow-onset crises Organisation: CHS Alliance Location: Date: 28 March 2017 Time: 9am to 10am UK time Humanitarian agencies are increasingly responding to slow-onset crises despite facing many challenges according to a […](image)

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Resource: Evaluating Policy Influence and AdvocacyGlennBetter Evaluation logo

Tue, 07 Mar 2017 10:00:55 +0000

The website Better Evaluation has many great resources and explanations of evaluation approaches, processes and methods. I just came across this page on Evaluating Policy Influence and Advocacy that details well the methods and types of advocacy/policy influence – well worth a read!(image)

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Top 10 PR Research Insights of 2016Glenntop10 PR insights 2016

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 08:27:36 +0000

The US-based Institute for PR has just published their 10 insights from public relations and communications research of 2016. They scanned all major research studies and selected 10 trends; see the infographic below and read the full report here (pdf). My favourites are: No.  3  – Most companies find it difficult to efficiently utilize available […](image)

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Participatory tools for M&EGlenn

Thu, 09 Feb 2017 17:15:20 +0000

ActionAid has just released an online toolbox and platform focused on participatory tools and processes for monitoring and evaluation. Check out the Tools page that features some 80 participatory tools. Here is a description of the toolbox from ActionAid: The Reflection-Action Toolbox is an online platform which enable people to connect around how participatory tools […](image)

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Use of evaluation findings; types and influencesGlenn

Tue, 31 Jan 2017 13:51:12 +0000

This month I gave presentation on “evaluation findings – types and influences” at the Swiss national health promotion conference. Some of the key points I raised were: Use may not be instrumental and direct as expected Stakeholder involvement is critical to use Organisations can influence evaluation use Use can be unpredictable, opportunistic & unexpected Curious? […](image)

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New e-learning course: cutting edge M&EGlenn

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 10:30:21 +0000

A new e-learning course is available from TRAASS international ; Cutting-Edge M&E: A Guide for Practitioners. The course is taught by Colin Jacobs, a senior trainer with more than 25 years’ experience in international development. Colin’s recent roles include President at the UK Evaluation Society and Head, Governance and Civil Society at British Council. This […](image)

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Toolkit: Advocating for EvaluationGlenn

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:04:56 +0000

Here is an interesting new publication “Advocating for Evaluation: A toolkit to develop advocacy strategies to strengthen an enabling environment for evaluation” (pdf) from Eval Partners. The focus of the toolkit is on how to advocate for a supportive environment for evaluation.(image)

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