Developing Evaluation Capacity. Jean Langlois, MSc, MBA. Outline. Intro Nature of the work NGO funding model Motivating people Leading questions. Introduction. The world according to Jean Langlois… Challenges in developing evaluation capacity at an ENGO Nature of the work
Developing Evaluation Capacity
Jean Langlois, MSc, MBA
“The effectiveness of our program will be measured by the degree to which the outputs and outcomes identified in the logical framework are achieved.”
- NOT Martin Luther King Jr
- Anonymous Colleagues
How do we combat the biases of the measurable vs. the important?
Is it useful to articulate intangible benefits that will not be measured?
For advocacy campaigns, is there a better model than the dotted-line-logframe?
How do we create an environment where people are comfortable sharing and learning from “failure”?
How can we create short-term wins (i.e. positive experiences with evaluation)?
How can we design evaluation approaches that produce useful results that are easily applicable to multiple future projects?