The Future of Evaluation

The Future of Evaluation

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Evaluation has become an important instrument for rational governance and is used in an increasing number of countries and policy fields. Recent developments at the global, national and local level are changing the conditions and functions of evaluation worldwide. This book examines current global development trends and changing demands for evaluation, and the rise of threshold countries like Brazil, China, India and South Africa. It addresses issues surrounding globalisation and localisation, examining the need to strengthen accountability for social development on the local level to inform social development , governance and accountability. It also considers issues of quality, utility and further education and the upgrading of evaluation in a broad variety of different organisations, such as multilateral donor organisations, national public administrations, private consultancies, civil-society organisations, universities, and research institutes. With contributions from 30 different countries, this book combines a broad variety of viewpoints to examine the global future of evaluation.European Commmission (2009): Impact Assessment Guidelines, SEC(2009) 92. European Commission, aamp; DirectorateGeneral for Education and Culture. (2009). ECTS usersa#39; Guide. Final Version. Brussels. European Commission (2011a).

Title:The Future of Evaluation
Author:Reinhard Stockmann, Wolfgang Meyer
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan - 2015-11-06


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