Module 1: Introduction and Overview

  • Basic concepts of M&E
  • Origin and purpose of evaluation in society
  • Overview of fundamental evaluation aspects to be defined
    • What are the objectives of an evaluation? What is the purpose of the evaluation? Who will use the results for what? Different kinds of use.
    • What is the perspective (formative/summative)?
    • Which assessment criteria are defined by whom?
    • Who conducts the evaluation? (internal/external)
    • How is the evaluation conducted?
  • Quality criteria for evaluations and standards for evaluations
  • Code of conduct, ethics in evaluation