Posts Tagged "monitoring and evaluation"

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…

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…

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…

Lesson # 17: M&E is very different if it´s embedded in a learning approach

Lesson # 17: M&E is very different if it´s embedded in a learning approach

Monitoring and evaluating capacity building (CB) is still a challenge to many similar endeavors. There is no single response to this challenge. There are also diverse aspects to be measured. According to LaFond and Brown (2003), “monitoring and evaluation can…

On Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning of Capacity Building activities – methodologies

On Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning of Capacity Building activities – methodologies

[Editor’s note: This post was written by Antonio Capillo, M&E Officer at INASP]. I have already written on this post on Lessons learned on promoting better links between research and policy in Latin America (Weyrauch 2013). In this second post,…