Update on Evaluation at USAID. Cindy Clapp- Wincek , Director, PPL/LER USAID Alumni Association March 7 , 2014. We’ve made progress, but still have a long way to go. Evaluation Update in 2012. Evaluation Update in 2013:. You are here:. Evaluation and……. Collaborative Learning.
Update on Evaluation at USAID
Cindy Clapp-Wincek, Director, PPL/LER
USAID Alumni Association
March 7 , 2014
We’ve made progress, but still have a long way to go.
Evaluation Update in 2012
Evaluation Update in 2013:
You are here:
Evidence Based Planning and Implementation
Major data sources and analysis
behind the Update
Notable Findings of Recent Studies
Evaluation quality has improved - average quality scores 5.56 in 2009 6.69 in 2012
The Evaluation Policy has contributed to improved evaluation rigor, quality, usefulness, and quantity.
Missions have formed working groups to strengthen evaluation practices and collaboration.
The Program Cycle encourages internal collaboration, sharing knowledge, learning, and adapting.
USAID is improving transparency by sharing more evaluation reports
LER develops training and tools
to support USAID staff capacity
Learning Lab & ProgramNet
1200+ staff trained in Evaluation
350 staff participated in
Performance Monitoring Workshops
M&E Guidance Tools:
How-to and Technical Notes
“MetaEvaluation of Quality of USAID Evaluation Reports”
“Bureau for Policy, Planning & Learning: Evaluation of Program Cycle Implementation”