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Early childhood education and peacebuilding in areas of ongoing conflict and in refugee settlements in Western Uganda achievements, challenges, and lessons learned

Author: W. Glenn Smith
Full Citation: Smith, W. G. (2015). Early Childhood Education and Peacebuilding in Areas of ongoing Conflict and in Refugee Settlements in Western Uganda Achievements, Challenges, and Lessons Learned. Peacebuilding Education and Advocacy in Conflict-Affected Contexts Programme. Kenya: UNICEF Learning for Peace.
Research Category:
  • Primary Research
    • Planned or ongoing project / program evaluation
Category/Categories:
  • Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
    • Peacebuilding
  • Make Learning Safer
  • Understand and Strive for Equity
Location(s):
  • Africa
    • Uganda
Posted in Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs, Make Learning Safer, Monitoring and Evaluation, Peacebuilding, Understand and Strive for Equity

Evaluation of the transformative potential of positive gender socialization in education for peacebuilding

Author: Marjorie Chinen, Andrea Coombes, Thomas de Hoop, Mohammed Elmeski, Rosa Castro Zarzur, Kaitlin Carson, Ashley Doria, Joshua Sennett and Gilbert Kiggundu.
Full Citation: Chinen, M., et al. (2016). Evaluation of the transformative potential of positive gender socialization in education for peacebuilding. Washington DC: American Institutes for Research
Research Category:
  • Primary Research
    • Completed Project / Program Evaluation
Category/Categories:
  • Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
    • Peacebuilding
  • Make Learning Safer
    • SRGBV
Location(s):
  • Africa
    • Uganda
Posted in Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs, Make Learning Safer, Monitoring and Evaluation, Peacebuilding, SRGBV

Evaluation of the UNICEF school-based psychosocial program for war-exposed adolescents as implemented during the 2000-2001 school year (technical report)

Author: Christopher M. Layne, Rob Davies, Gary M. Burlingame, William R. Saltzman, Nicole Thomas, and Robert S. Pynoos
Full Citation: Layne, C. M., et al. (2002). Evaluation of the UNICEF school-based psychosocial program for war-exposed adolescents as implemented during the 2000-2001 school year. (Technical report). New York: UNICEF
Research Category:
  • Primary Research
    • Completed Project / Program Evaluation
Category/Categories:
  • Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Make Learning Safer
    • Social Emotional Learning
    • Trauma and Psycho Social Support
Location(s):
  • Europe and Eurasia
    • Bosnia
Posted in Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs, Make Learning Safer, Monitoring and Evaluation, Social Emotional Learning, Trauma and Psycho Social Support

Developmental evaluation: applying complexity concepts to enhance innovation and use

Author: Michael Quinn Patton
Full Citation: Patton, M. Q. (2011). Developmental evaluation: applying complexity concepts to enhance innovation and use. New York: Guilford Press.
Research Category:
  • Theory
Category/Categories:
  • Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
    • Theories of Change and Adaptive Management
Posted in Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs, Monitoring and Evaluation, Theories of Change and Adaptive Management

Taking responsibility for complexity: how implementation can achieve results in the face of complex problems

Author: Harry Jones, Harry
Full Citation: Jones, H. (2011). Taking responsibility for complexity: how implementation can achieve results in the face of complex problems. (Working Paper 330). London, UK: Overseas Development Institute
Research Category:
  • Secondary Research
    • Systematic reviews / literature reviews
Category/Categories:
  • Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
    • Theories of Change and Adaptive Management
Location(s):
  • Asia
    • Indonesia
Posted in Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs, Monitoring and Evaluation, Theories of Change and Adaptive Management

Assessing and learning for social change

Author: Irene Guijt
Full Citation: Guijt, I. (2007). Assessing and Learning for Social Change: A Discussion Paper. Brighton, UK: Institute Development Studies.
Research Category:
  • Primary Research
    • Thematic studies
Category/Categories:
  • Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
    • Theories of Change and Adaptive Management
Posted in Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs, Monitoring and Evaluation, Theories of Change and Adaptive Management

It’s all about MeE: using structured experiential learning (“e”) to crawl the design space

Author: Lant Pritchett, Salimah Samji, and Jeffrey Hammer
Full Citation: Pritchett, L., Samji, S., & Hammer, J. (2013). It’s all about MeE: using structured experiential learning (“e”) to crawl the design space. (CGD Working Paper 322). Washington, D.C: Center for Global Development.
Research Category:
  • Secondary Research
    • Systematic reviews / literature reviews
Category/Categories:
  • Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
    • Theories of Change and Adaptive Management
Posted in Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs, Monitoring and Evaluation, Theories of Change and Adaptive Management

Managing complexity and uncertainty in development policy and practice

Author: Hilton Root, Harry Jones, and Leni Wild
Full Citation: Root, H., Jones, H., & Wild, L. (2015). Managing complexity and uncertainty in development policy and practice. (Report). London, UK: Overseas Development Institute
Research Category:
  • Secondary Research
    • Systematic reviews / literature reviews
Category/Categories:
  • Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
    • Theories of Change and Adaptive Management
Posted in Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs, Monitoring and Evaluation, Theories of Change and Adaptive Management

Understanding theory of change in international development

Author: Danielle Stein and Craig Valters
Full Citation: Stein, D., & Valters, C. (2012). Understanding theory of change in international development. (JSRP Paper 1). London, UK: Justice and Security Research Programme
Research Category:
  • Secondary Research
    • Systematic reviews / literature reviews
Category/Categories:
  • Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
    • Theories of Change and Adaptive Management
Posted in Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs, Monitoring and Evaluation, Theories of Change and Adaptive Management

Theory of change basics, a primer on theory of change

Author: Dana H Taplin and Heléne Clark
Full Citation: Taplin, H. D., & Clark, H. (2012). Theory of change basics, a primer on theory of change. New York: ActKnowledge  
Research Category:
  • Secondary Research
    • Systematic reviews / literature reviews
Category/Categories:
  • Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
    • Theories of Change and Adaptive Management
Posted in Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs, Monitoring and Evaluation, Theories of Change and Adaptive Management

Complexity-aware monitoring: discussion notes (brief)

Author: USAID Learning Lab
Full Citation: USAID Learning Lab. (2013). Complexity-aware monitoring: discussion notes. (Monitoring and Evaluation Series). Washington, D.C: Author
Category/Categories:
  • Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
    • Theories of Change and Adaptive Management
Posted in Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs, Monitoring and Evaluation, Theories of Change and Adaptive Management

Theories of change: time for a radical approach to learning in development

Author: Craig Valters
Full Citation: Valters, C. (2015). Theories of change: time for a radical approach to learning in development. London, UK: Overseas Development Institute
Research Category:
  • Secondary Research
    • Systematic reviews / literature reviews
Category/Categories:
  • Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
    • Theories of Change and Adaptive Management
Posted in Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs, Monitoring and Evaluation, Theories of Change and Adaptive Management

Review of the use of “theory of change” in international development

Author: Isabel Vogel
Full Citation: Vogel, I. (2012). Review of the use of "theory of change" in international development. (Review Report). London, UK: DFID
Research Category:
  • Secondary Research
    • Systematic reviews / literature reviews
Category/Categories:
  • Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
    • Theories of Change and Adaptive Management
Posted in Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs, Monitoring and Evaluation, Theories of Change and Adaptive Management

Rethinking approaches to managing change in fragile states

Author: Frauke de Weijer
Full Citation: de Weijer, F. (2012). Rethinking approaches to managing change in fragile states. (Working Papers, 58). Cambridge, MA: Center for International Development, Harvard University.
Research Category:
  • Secondary Research
    • Systematic reviews / literature reviews
Category/Categories:
  • Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
    • Theories of Change and Adaptive Management
  • Understand and Strive for Equity
    • Policy
Posted in Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs, Monitoring and Evaluation, Policy, Theories of Change and Adaptive Management, Understand and Strive for Equity

Adapting development, improving services to the poor

Author: Leni Wild, David Booth, Clare Cummings, Marta Foresti, and Joseph Wales
Full Citation: Wild, L., et al. (2015). Adapting development, Improving Services to the poor. London, UK: Overseas Development Institute
Research Category:
  • Secondary Research
    • Systematic reviews / literature reviews
Category/Categories:
  • Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
    • Theories of Change and Adaptive Management
  • Understand and Strive for Equity
Location(s):
  • Africa
  • Asia
Posted in Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs, Monitoring and Evaluation, Theories of Change and Adaptive Management, Understand and Strive for Equity

Practical approaches to theories of change in conflict, security and justice programmes (Part 1: what they are, different types, how to develop and use them)

Author: Peter Woodrow and Nick Oatley
Full Citation: Woodrow, P., & Oatley, N. (2013). Practical approaches to theories of change in conflict, security and justice programmes (Part 1: what they are, different types, how to develop and use them). Collaborative Learning Project. London, UK: DFID
Research Category:
  • Secondary Research
    • Systematic reviews / literature reviews
Category/Categories:
  • Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
    • Theories of Change and Adaptive Management
Posted in Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs, Monitoring and Evaluation, Theories of Change and Adaptive Management

Adaptive design, adaptive interventions (World development report 2015: mind, society, and behavior)

Author: World Bank
Full Citation: World Bank. (2015). Chapter 11: Adaptive design, adaptive interventions in World development report 2015: mind, society, and behavior. Washington, D.C: World Bank.
Research Category:
  • Secondary Research
    • Systematic reviews / literature reviews
Category/Categories:
  • Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
    • Theories of Change and Adaptive Management
Posted in Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs, Monitoring and Evaluation, Theories of Change and Adaptive Management

USAID program cycle learning guide and CLA introduction

Author: Stacey Young
Full Citation: Young, S. (2013). USAID program cycle learning guide and CLA introduction. Washington, D.C: USAID Learning Lab.
Category/Categories:
  • Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
    • Theories of Change and Adaptive Management
Posted in Design, Implement, Research and Evaluate for Better EiCC Programs, Monitoring and Evaluation, Theories of Change and Adaptive Management