Compiled in partnership between the U.S. Global Development Lab’s Office of Evaluation and Impact Assessment (Lab/EIA) and the USAID LEARN contract, Learning (in the) Lab: A Utilization-Focused Learning Playbook is designed to share with our colleagues the tools and resources we’ve used to design, develop, implement, and iterate upon a bureau-wide, utilization-focused learning agenda called the Lab Evaluation, Research, and Learning (ERL) Plan.
CLA and Developmental Evaluations
This content is currently under revision to align with the recently updated ADS 201.For guidance and support associated with revisions to ADS 201, please see the Program Cycle overview page. This document, an ADS 201 Additional Help resource, provides direction on how to develop a...
Collaborating, Learning and Adapting Framework and Maturity Tool documents
Addressing tacit knowledge is critical for effective organizational learning. Although tacit knowledge can be challenging to identify and manage, creating processes and practices that facilitate its capture and transfer can allow organizations to create efficiencies and improve their learning practice. This document provides guidance on methods for identifying, capturing, and transferring tacit knowledge based on experiences from the USAID-funded Knowledge-Driven Microenterprise Development (KDMD) project.
The GROOVE learning network utilized learning journals in a number of ways. In addition to providing an opportunity to reflect on their own, network members used the journals as a group resource to learn about other’s experiences and raise questions for discussion. To support this practice, GROOVE facilitators often...
Peer assists were one way that GROOVE Learning Network members supported each other within the network. Throughout the course of the grant, GROOVE members participated in a number of formalized peer assists to gather feedback on specific issues or questions.
As part of the GROOVE Learning Network, members submitted regular progress reports including program highlights, program progress, participation in learning network activities, and upcoming activities.
Overview of the GROOVE Market Facilitation Mentoring Program, a tested approach to building the capacity of value chain program managers and technical specialists to become effective market facilitators.
Tacit Knowledge in Value Chain Monitoring