Posts Tagged "learning"

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…

How to link theory and practice for relevant research

How to link theory and practice for relevant research

[Editor’s note: This post is part of a series devoted to tools and frameworks for researchers to plan better projects right from the start.] Researchers who seek to influence policies face the challenge to link theory and practice daily. However,…

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…

Openness to continuous learning: one of the most important leadership skills

Openness to continuous learning: one of the most important leadership skills

[Editor’s note: This post is part of a series that brings together reflections from a year-long leadership strengthening programme that Grupo Faro (Ecuador) and ASIES (Guatemala) jointly carried out with Enrique Mendizabal and Vanesa Weyrauch as mentors.] I entered this…

Online training is THE thing!

Online training is THE thing!

This post was written by Ravi Murugesan, INASP  Associate,  as a response to Vanesa Weyrauch’s post titled “Is online training THE thing?” in this website. I work in the AuthorAID project at INASP, an international development charity in the UK that is dedicated…