Professionalisation study resources
Will the results of your evaluation get used?
This session explored professionalization of the field of program evaluation by especially focusing on the role that foundational standards, principles, and competencies play in the process.
Evaluators in South Africa and throughout the world remain deeply divided on issues of self-regulation and autonomy that are critical ingredients of professionalisation of evaluation.
The roadmap is rooted in empirical research and a belief that knowledgeable and passionate evaluators will form the core on which to ensure strong evaluation.
SAMEA has decided to take the competency discussion further and would like its members to begin a discussion around a draft set of competencies for South African evaluators.
ZENEX Foundation undertook a landscape study of M&E (with a specific focus on Educational Evaluation) in South Africa. The specific terms of reference for the study distinguished these main tasks. To inform the strengthening of institutional (university) capacity.To inform the strengthening of black organisational/Individual capacities to conduct evaluations .To strengthen the enabling environment.