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The Global Learning for Adaptive Management (GLAM) is an initiative funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Department for International Development (DFID). GLAM is envisioned as a globally networked learning alliance that aimed to... read more
Exit Interviews are usually thought of as a rather formal interview between a manager and staff member leaving an organisation, focusing on the latter's reasons for leaving. Increasingly, however, exit interviews are a label for a specific learning process emphasising the... read more
The Theory of Change approach, with its focus on continuous critical reflection, demands a radical shift towards more and better learning in development thinking and practice. No new tool or approach can in itself address problems of institutional incentives in the sector ... read more
Scenario Testing is a group learning activity. The basic premise can be used more widely in all kinds of settings, whether generating a knowledge strategy paper, (e.g. outline three possible future scenarios for the organisation in the introduction), a workshop, or an email... read more
USAID Learning Event
May 28-29, 2015 Thursday, May 28, 9:00-4:45 – Full day event with USAID and external guests Friday, May 29, 9:00-11:30 – Morning panels for USAID staff only USAID is committed to partnering with others to end extreme poverty. Our work helps countries and citizens tackle... read more
Working Group Resource
This study synthesizes existing research on knowledge and learning in the development sector, and draws out eight key questions for exmining related strategies and systems in development agencies. This study also presents an analysis of data collected on current knowledge... read more
Taking Responsibility For Complexity: How Implementation Can Achieve Results In The Face Of Complex Problems
This paper sets out the central reasons why complex problems are challenging for traditional approaches to policy and programme implementation, and gives readers the tools to decide in what way the challenges they face are complex.