Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning

e-Reflections on M&E&L and lessons from P&I´s online course

e-Reflections on M&E&L and lessons from P&I´s online course

Editor’s note:  This post was written by Ulviyya Mikayilova, Policy Unit manager at the Center for Innovations in Education (CIE), from Azerbaijan. In 2013, a small Policy unit on Social Policy was set up at CIE with the support of…

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning as an Organizational Development Process

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning as an Organizational Development Process

[Editor’s note: This post was written by Kristie Evenson, a research practitioner on development of policy research organizational capacities, based in Croatia and working in the Europe and Eurasia region.] The challenges of integrating a Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) system into policy…

Implementing an M&E system – a postcard from the trenches

Implementing an M&E system – a postcard from the trenches

[Editor’s note: This post was written by Mari-Lise du Preez. She served as programme manager at the Governance of Africa’s Resources Programme –  a policy research programme of the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA). She is currently on…

Monitoring and evaluation for management

Monitoring and evaluation for management

[Editor’s note: This post originally appeared at On Think Tanks. It is part of a series of posts reflecting on a long term mentoring project with ASIES from Guatemala and Grupo Faro from Ecuador.] When donors think of M&E they tend…

Cry for help: monitoring, evaluating and learning in the South, how can we do it better?

Cry for help: monitoring, evaluating and learning in the South, how can we do it better?

Catherine Fisher´s post on our Lessons learned paper as well as Antonio Capillo´s points regarding M&E of capacity building activities have made me reflect more deeply on how we can better grapple the way we “measure” what we achieve through…