Published21st January 2014

BetterEvaluation is an international collaboration to improve evaluation practice and theory by sharing information about options (methods or tools) and approaches.


Better Evaluation includes information about a range of options or clusters of evaluation tasks, different approaches towards evaluation and themes related to sector, types of intervention, types of evaluation and cross cutting themes. Content is developed by the core team, site users and evaluation experts and users are able to create accounts in order to add content, provide feedback and make requests for information and help.


The BetterEvaluation Rainbow Framework organises different evaluation options (methods and strategies) in terms of different tasks in an evaluation, organised into seven clusters. The Rainbow Framework can help you plan an evaluation by prompting you to think about each of these tasks in turn, and to select a package of methods and strategies that cover all the tasks. Both detailed and compact versions of the planning tool can be downloaded.

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