Rethinking Success in M&E

Mokete Mokone is an Evaluation and Learning Specialist with the Jobs Fund at the South African National Treasury.
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Measuring programme effectiveness should allow for an opportunity to reflect on results that are not primarily intended by an intervention.The expectation that evaluation reports will conclusively establish the outcomes or impacts of an initiative might not be realistic. Perhaps we ... Read more »

Where is the pride in our own knowledge systems?

Charles Dhewa is the Chief Executive Officer of Knowledge Transfer Africa (Pvt) Ltd, a Zimbabwean-based Knowledge brokering firm which he founded in 2006.
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The majority of rural African parents are convinced that their children can learn more useful things from their local community than from formal schools. Besides the tendency to look down upon local knowledge, the modern African formal education system still ... Read more »

Working Evaluatively: How much do we learn from our own experiences?

Dr Mark Abrahams is an independent consultant and Editor-in-Chief of the African Evaluation Journal (AEJ).
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The development of evaluation research capacity faces some inherent challenges. Among others, the knowledge and skills that are shared should be appropriate for the context, and methodologies should be carefully designed to ensure that the social practice of power is ... Read more »