This resource is intended for use by USAID staff or implementing partners as they develop or review learning questions during monitoring, evaluation or learning (MEL) planning processes. It complements the Learning Questions checklist and is geared toward strategy-level learning. The tip sheet includes...
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.
A learning agenda includes a (1) set of questions addressing the critical knowledge gaps impeding informed design and implementation decisions and (2) plans for learning activities to help answer those questions. A basic process for a learning agenda includes three key steps:Understanding the context Developing and...
This USAID Program Cycle Technical Note describes the 5Rs Framework and demonstrates how it can be applied to strengthen local systems and promote sustainability.
Alps, the Accountability, Learning, and Planning System of ActionAid International, is a framework that sets out the key accountability requirements, guidelines and processes in ActionAid Internationa
This paper provides an outline for how to leverage evaluation as a strategic tool for the revitalization of U.S. foreign assistance.
This compendium of knowledge solutions is a handy, quick reference guide to tools, methods, and approaches.
This document illuminates CARE's approach to learning, akin to the CLA.
This assessment guide outlines and identifies assessment objectives, participants, organization/facilitation, and result interpretation of health information systems.