Lesson 1, Topic 1
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Topics and Objectives


This section covers the following topics:

  • Laying the foundations for effective evaluation
  • Getting to know the value of impact evaluation
  • Distinguishing between output and outcomes
  • Understanding the range of evaluation approaches and tools available to you
  • How to develop your evaluation plan

Learning Objectives

By the end of this section, you will:

  • Understand key concepts for evaluation, including ‘impact’.
  • Be ready to articulate your ‘theory of change’.
  • Be capable of translating your evaluation goals into clear, measurable outcomes that can be assessed.
  • Be able to develop an evaluation plan based on available time and resources, as well as your evaluation goals.
  • Make an informed decision about which type of evaluation approach and tool is most likely to be appropriate for evaluating your intended outcomes.