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The Balancing Act of Developmental Evaluation

The Balancing Act of Developmental Evaluation

Partners for Impact has been working on the Kaleidoscope Project since 2019. It has moved through very different phases. During the first four years, the focus was on improvising places and spaces in order to support the social-emotional well-being of young children....

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Theory of Change vs. Logic Model- Which Do I Need?

Theory of Change vs. Logic Model- Which Do I Need?

Thursday, July 13, 2023 Is it a theory of change or a logic model? Which do I need?   There is a lot of confusion about the concept of a Logic Model and Theory of Change. Often the terms are used interchangeably, and the reality is that they are two different...

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Building a Theory of Change by Combining Outcomes

Building a Theory of Change by Combining Outcomes

Monday, July 03, 2023 In program evaluation a Theory of Change (TOC) is “a description and graphic illustration of the processes of how and why a desired change is expected to happen in a particular context, sometimes used interchangeably with program theory.1” ...

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What Is An Outcome?

What Is An Outcome?

Tuesday, June 27, 2023 I know I should not be surprised, but we all have different pictures of the world. That said, sometimes it is helpful if we can begin to build a common picture, and in this case a common definition. As someone who completes evaluations, builds...

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