A general inductive approach for analysing qualitative evaluation data
2019-12-03 connect learns monitoring and evaluation research united states
A general inductive approach for analysis of qualitative evaluation data is described. The purposes for using an inductive approach are to (a) condense raw textual data into a brief, summary format; (...
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A guide to using statistics for evidence-based policy
2019-12-04 australia connect evidence-informed decision-making learns
Utilization of evidence in decision-making  
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An assessment of demand for monitoring, evaluation and performance management information and services
2019-12-12 connect learns monitoring and evaluation report research
This report is for use by the CLEAR CESAG Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Center for Francophone Africa. It serves the following purposes: Report on the results of three country M&E d...
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Articles and working papers on evidence- based decision making
2020-01-09 argentina connect learns utilization of evidence in decision-making website
In this section you will find our articles and working papers on evidence-based policy making.
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Assessing the strength of evidence
2020-01-21 appraising evidence for decision-making connect learns tool uk
As an integral part of its work, the Department for International Development commissions research for a range of purposes: a. Research into the development of new technologies or products (e.g. new m...
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Better evaluation
2019-12-04 connect database learns outside africa
An international collaboration to improve evaluation practice and theory by sharing and generating information about options (methods or processes) and approaches.
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California evidence-based clearinghouse for child welfare (CEBC)
2019-12-12 connect learns research utilization of evidence in decision-making
The mission of the California Evidence-Based Clearinghouse for Child Welfare (CEBC) is to advance the effective implementation of evidence-based practices for children and families involved with the c...
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California evidence-based clearinghouse for child welfare (CEBC)
2019-12-04 canada connect learns portal
The mission of the California Evidence-Based Clearinghouse for Child Welfare (CEBC) is to advance the effective implementation of evidence-based practices for children and families involved with the c...
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Campbell Collaboration resources
2019-12-12 africa connect evidence-informed decision-making learns network
The Campbell Collaboration is an international social science research network that produces high quality, open and policy-relevant evidence syntheses, plain language summaries and policy briefs.
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Campbell Collaboration resources
2019-12-12 africa connect evidence-informed decision-making learns network
The Campbell Collaboration is an international social science research network that produces high quality, open and policy-relevant evidence syntheses, plain language summaries and policy briefs.
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Citizen-based monitoring framework
2020-01-21 africa connect learns monitoring and evaluation online materials
The Department of Performance Monitoring and Evaluation (DPME) was established on the principle that the systematic use of monitoring and evaluation (M&E) evidence in policy, planning and implemen...
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Cochrane Interactive Learning: Conducting an intervention review
2020-01-09 'synthesising evidence for decision-making' connect learns training world-wide
Developed by world-leading experts, this course provides over 10 hours of self-directed learning on conducting a complete systematic review process for both new and experienced review author...
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Cochrane Library
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The Cochrane Library (ISSN 1465-1858) is a collection of databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making. 
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Contextual influences on the role of evidence in health policy development: what can we learn from six policies in India and Nigeria?
2020-01-21 connect health learns research uk
This study explored macro, meso and micro-level influences on the role of evidence in the development of six health policies in India and Nigeria. Macro-level influences included adoption of internati...
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Data use for programme managers
2020-01-21 connect health learns training uk
The purpose of this course is to promote data use for evidence-based HIV/AIDS program planning and improvement. By the end of this course, learners will understand concepts of data use and approaches ...
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Demand and supply: monitoring, evaluation and performance management information and services in Anglophone sub-Saharan Africa
2019-12-12 africa connect learns monitoring and evaluation report
This report synthesizes information from nine studies conducted under the Regional Centers on Learning for Evaluation and Results (CLEAR) Initiative regarding the demand for and supply of monitoring a...
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DFID evidence papers
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DFID Evidence Papers aim to offer an authoritative and extensive assessment of the evidence in a given development field. They provide a balanced review presented in an objective manner but do not inv...
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Enhancing evidence-informed decision making: strategies for engagement between public health faculty and policymakers in Kenya
2020-01-21 connect kenya learns research tool utilization of evidence in decision-making
This article examines the complex interactions and strategies for engagement – both existing as well as desired – between academic Knowledge Brokers (KBs) and national health policymakers ...
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Environment sector research, development and evidence framework
2020-01-21 connect learns strategy document tool uk utilization of evidence in decision-making
An approach to enhance sector science-policy interface and evidence-based policy making
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EPOC group reviewer resource
2019-12-12 connect learns norway tool
These resources provide guidance for authors of Effective Practice and Organisation of Care (EPOC) reviews. They have been developed by the EPOC editorial team. They are intended as a supplement to th...
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EPPI-centre online systematic review library
2020-01-21 connect learns tool utilization of evidence in decision-making
The EPPI-Centre provides and is involved in supporting a number of databases containing primary research studies and evidence reviews, many of which have been used in EPPI-Centre systematic reviews. T...
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EPPI reviewer software
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EPPI-Reviewer 4 is software for all types of literature review, including systematic reviews, meta-analyses, 'narrative' reviews and meta-ethnographies. It is suitable for small or large-scale...
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Evaluation Reports for the African Development Bank
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Evaluation Reports for the African Development Bank 
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Evidence-based education
2020-01-13 connect health learns tool uk
Improving Education: A triumph of hope over experience
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Evidence-based medicine toolkit
2019-12-12 connect health learns tool uk
EBM tools for the five stages of Evidence-Based Medicine
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Evidence-based policies and indicator systems international and multi-disciplinary conferences since 1997
2020-01-21 connect education learns tool uk
 Evidence Based Education (EBE) is a team of assessment experts who can help you understand how to interpret and use your CEM assessment data to support pupil progress and improve school per...
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Evidence-based policy-making: the implications of globally applicable research for context specific problem-solving in developing countries
2020-01-09 connect health learns research uk utilization of evidence in decision-making
This paper explores the effects of these divergences on EBPM in 5 developing countries (Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Malawi and Nepal).
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Evidence-based policy: In search of a method
2019-12-12 connect evidence-based policy learns uk working paper
Evaluation research is tortured by time constraints. The policy cycle revolves quicker than the research cycle, with the result that ‘real time’ evaluations often have little influence on ...
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Evidence-based practice and policy online resource training centre
2020-01-09 connect education learns training usa
Welcome to the BEST training on Evidence Based Practice in Social Work. This training describes a process or an approach to enhance practice and policy decision making. Ultimately aimed at strengtheni...
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Evidence and policy in South Africa’s department of environmental affairs
2020-01-21 africa connect learns report research utilization of evidence in decision-making
The primary authors of this report are Alf Wills, Mapula Tshangela, Narnia Bohler-Muller, Ajoy Datta, Nikki Funke, Linda Godfrey, Bongani Matomela, Gary Pienaar, Nedson Pophiwa, Louise Shaxson, Wilm...
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Evidence for decision-makers
2020-01-21 connect learns report research uk utilization of evidence in decision-making
This report brings together a selection of early findings from the Centres: on health,education, early intervention, crime and local growth. We believe that in the coming years, as the Centres mature,...
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Evidence for policy and practice information and coordinating centre (EPPI-Centre)
2020-01-21 connect learns synthesising evidence for decision-making tool utilization of evidence in decision-making
  Welcome to the EPPI-Centre   ...
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Evidence Informed Policy Network
2020-01-21 connect global learns network
This report marks 10 years of painstaking and determined effort by EVIPNet in Africa, the Americas, Asia, the Eastern Mediterranean and now in eastern Europe , and describes 10 examples of the signifi...
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Evidence network, ESRC
2020-01-21 connect learns network portal uk
A new brand for the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) has been launched as part of a unified identity for UK Research and Innovation (UKRI).
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Exploratory case studies on African monitoring and evaluation systems
2019-12-12 africa case studies connect learns monitoring and evaluation research
When decision makers wish to use evidence from monitoring and evaluation (M&E) systems to assist them in making choices, a demand for M&E is generated. When the capacity to supply M&E info...
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Gender-related impact evaluations
2020-01-21 connect global learns monitoring and evaluation network
The World Bank Group has increased investments in gender-informed operations and research in recent years. Impact evaluation (IE) is one important part of this momentum. Impact evaluations increase un...
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Guidelines and good practices for evidence-informed policy-making in a government department
2020-01-21 africa connect learns report research utilization of evidence in decision-making
This is the third in a series of documents that have been developed as part of the VakaYiko Consortium project, supporting the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) in South Africa as it embeds an...
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M&E Roundtable Series # 6 Systematic Reviews
2019-12-12 africa connect learns systematic reviews
CLEAR South Asia in collaboration with Community of Evaluators and 3ie organized the sixth event in a series of M&E roundtables, focusing on “Systematic Reviews”. The presentation...
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MPAT system
2020-01-21 africa connect learns monitoring and evaluation online materials
DPME has been mandated to regularly assess the quality of generic management practices in departments. A methodology for doing this was developed, in collaboration with the Offices of the Premier, Nat...
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National biodiversity research & evidence strategy
2020-01-21 africa connect evidence-informed decision-making learns research
This document sets out the strategy for Biodiversity Research & Evidence between 2015 and 2025. It broadly describes the needs for evidence to support achievement of the National Biodiversity Stra...
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National biodiversity research & evidence strategy - implementation plan
2020-01-21 africa connect evidence-informed decision-making learns network
This is the first annual implementation plan of the National Biodiversity Research & Evidence Strategy (NBRES) 2015-2025 approved by the Minister in 2015. The NBRES builds from the July 2015 the N...
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Partnerships and networks to support research
2019-12-03 connect learns portal switzerland
Strategic partnerships and collaborations are the cornerstone of our progress at the Alliance. Over the years, we have worked with a diverse range of stakeholders including national and local governme...
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Support tools for evidence-informed health policy making (STP)
2020-01-21 connect global guidelines learns utilization of evidence in decision-making
This article is the Introduction to a series written for people responsible for making decisions about health policies and programmes and for those who support these decision makers. Knowing how to...
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SURE rapid response resource
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Rapid response service resources
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Systematic review workshops
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These seminars aim to encourage discussion and information-sharing for those in the London area (though visitors welcome too) on methods issues in systematic reviews and the study of evidence use. Pre...
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Systematic reviews
2020-01-21 connect learns research tool utilization of evidence in decision-making
The methods used in systematic reviews have traditionally given more attention to research reporting evaluations of interventions than to other kinds of research. Ways of locating, reviewing and ...
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The challenge of bridging the gap between researchers and policy makers: experiences of a health policy research group in engaging policy makers to su
2020-01-21 africa connect globalization and health integrating evidence for decision-making learns nigeria
Getting research into policy and practice (GRIPP) is a process of going from research evidence to decisions and action. To integrate research findings into the policy making process and to communicate...
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The politics of evaluation: Evidence-based policy or policy-based evidence
2019-12-03 australia connect learns research
"The argument for evidence-based policy-making is based on assumptions that knowledge of ‘what works’ eliminates much of the risk associated with the experimental nature of policy de...
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The repose guidelines for the reporting of education research
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Guidelines for the Reporting of primary empirical research Studies in Education
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Theory of change
2019-12-12 connect learns monitoring and evaluation online materials outside africa
This roundtable was the second in a series of M&E roundtables organised by CLEAR South Asia on Best Practices in Data Collection. It provided an introduction to of experimental evaluation and qu...
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Tools to support evidence-informed public health decision making
2014-10-04 connect learns outside africa research
Public health professionals are increasingly expected to engage in evidence-informed decision making to inform practice and policy decisions. Evidence-informed decision making involves the use of rese...
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Towards sustainable development and green economy evidence strategy: final workshop report
2020-01-21 africa connect evidence-informed decision-making learns
This report documents the workshop engagements and recommendations to provide inputs into the Sustainable Development and Green Economy (SD&GE) Evidence Strategy. The workshop was hosted on 30 M...
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UK NSC evidence review process
2020-01-21 connect education healthcare learns uk website
This document describes the process used by the UK National Screening Committee (UK NSC) to review the evidence relating to the introduction, modification and cessation of national population screenin...
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Understanding and measuring women's empowerment
2019-12-12 connect learns monitoring and evaluation online materials outside africa
This Roundtable was the first in a series of discussions on ‘Gender, Evaluation and Empowerment’ which featured key gender and M&E experts in South Asia, highlighting the challenges in...
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Using knowledge brokering to promote evidence-based policy-making: the need for support structures
2019-12-12 connect learns south africa tool utilization of evidence in decision-making
The Knowledge Translation Toolkit – Bridging the Know-do Gap. A Resource for Researchers Using knowledge brokering to promote evidence-based policy-making: the need for support structures ...
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Winter school in research methods, University of Stellenbosch
2019-12-03 africa connect learns training
The African Doctoral Academy (ADA), housed within the Africa Centre for Scholarship (ACS) serves to coordinate and strengthen excellence in doctoral education at Stellenbosch University (SU) and acros...
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Workshop report: African monitoring and evaluation systems
2019-12-12 africa case studies connect learns monitoring and evaluation report
The workshop, case studies and the synthesis paper were sponsored by the Department of Performance Monitoring and Evaluation (DPME) in the South African Presidency, the CLEAR Center for Anglophone Afr...
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