Tag Archive: Monitoring & Evaluation

  • Photo: The Evalu-ization* of Advocacy

    The Evalu-ization* of Advocacy

    By Rhonda Schlangen and Jim Coe We received dozens of questions in advance of a webinar organized by the Advocacy Accelerator on the ideas in our paper, No Royal Road: Finding and Following the Natural Pathways in Advocacy Evaluation. The sheer volume of the questions points to an incredible pent up demand for solutions to evaluate […]

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  • Photo: Evaluation and social media

    Evaluation and social media

    When evaluating public campaigns aimed at social or policy change, we are often asked to provide insights on social media strategies. Clients may provide large quantities of data relating to online petitions and levels of engagement with posts on Twitter and Facebook and so on, with an expectation that we will be able to determine […]

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  • Photo: On being asked the wrong question

    On being asked the wrong question

    We are often asked to help organisations set ‘indicators’ for their advocacy campaigns, with an expectation these indicators would find a home in a monitoring and evaluation (M&E) framework. We know such frameworks well, they’re submitted with the project proposal to the funder and then supplied to us as external evaluators several years later with […]

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