Posts tagged with: Impact Evaluation

What do we mean by impact? Our response to Simon Hearn’s blog

What do we mean by impact? Our response to Simon Hearn’s blog  Meaning of impact We read Simon Hearn’s blog with interest. The original article entitled ‘What do we mean by impact’? was posted on the Research to Action website in February 2016. He outlined an interesting problem in that much confusion and ambiguity exists around how we make sense of and use the term ‘impact’ in development programmes. Below we outline our response, in particular, what we

Impact Evaluation – Does It Matter To You?

Impact Evaluation – Does it matter to you? Charities and social enterprises make a valuable contribution to society. They exist to improve people’s lives by implementing solutions to problems within communities and/or society as a whole. They aim to ‘make a difference’ via the implementation of work resulting from their change programmes and projects.  By programme we mean a series of inter-related projects to meet a strategic goal. Projects are more discrete, often designed to

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