Monitoring and evaluation

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Evaluation
Monitoring and Evaluation Framework
Government performance
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Building a positive evaluation culture

This resource shares some tips and key considerations for managers who want to help build an organisational culture where evidence and evaluation are valued and can inform and improve practice.
Guide

First Nations cultural safety framework

This framework was developed through a co-design process with a Reference Group that consisted of members of the Australian Evaluation Society (AES) Indigenous Culture and Diversity Committee and representatives from the other main AES Committees. The main aim of this paper is to outline the...
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Meaningful Evaluation: a holistic and systemic approach to understanding and assessing outcomes

After briefly reviewing some of the key problems with how outcomes measurement is practised, this article presents some recent approaches from the evaluation field that attempt to address some of these concerns before introducing a new approach to understanding and evaluating outcomes – Meaningful Evaluation...
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CQC’s impact on the quality of care

This report was commissioned by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) as part of the evaluation of CQC’s five-year strategy, and aims to provide an in-depth assessment of the relationship between CQC’s regulatory approach, and improvement in quality of health and social care.
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Evaluating the use of remote assessments by local authorities for regulating food businesses

This report presents the findings of an evaluation on the use of remote techniques by local authorities to carry out food hygiene and food standards assessments across England, Wales, and Northern Ireland, following the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Roadmap to social impact

This guide has been prepared for anyone working towards the creation of positive social impact in Australia. It may assist those wanting to measure the change they are making for individuals, organisations and communities.
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A fair go? Measuring Australia's progress in reducing disadvantage for people with disabilities, 2001-2016

The aim of this report is to build on this work by examining trends in the extent of disadvantage and inequality experienced by working age adults with disability in Australia between 2001 and 2016.
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Ethics in evaluation

This document outlines the ethical issues that should be considered in any evaluation and provides guidance on when an evaluation is likely to need a formal review by a Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC).
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Evaluation design

This resource gives a quick overview of some of the main evaluation designs used for outcomes evaluations or impact evaluations. These are evaluations that aim to answer questions about whether a program, service or treatment (often called the ‘intervention’) is working as intended, or if...
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Centre for Evidence and Implementation (CEI) Practice Elements video

One of the Centre for Evidence and Implementation's (CEI’s) core approaches to making evidence more 'implementable' is by using practice elements as the building blocks for intervention and program design. This video unpacks the practice elements approach.
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Exploring the definition of chronic conditions for collective monitoring in Australia 2021

Chronic conditions are the focus of significant research and policy interest in Australia. There is an ongoing need to review, refine and reassess how chronic conditions should be monitored. This paper summarises an approach by the AIHW National Centre for Monitoring Chronic Conditions to define...
Guide

Evaluation of international development interventions

This guide provides an overview of evaluation approaches and methods that have been used in the field of international development evaluation.
Journal article

Impact of COVID-19 on healthcare activity in NSW, Australia

COVID-19 has left no healthcare system untouched. The aim of this study was to quantify the changes in activity seen in the NSW health system in the first half of 2020.
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Benefits realisation: sharing insights

The purpose of this white paper is to offer countries an agreed set of ‘standard’ benefits categories and potential outcome measures to support the international comparison of evidence relating to digital health technologies and services.
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Social progress index 2014

The Social Progress Index builds upon an important legacy of prior efforts to go beyond GDP in measuring national performance. The Index measures social progress directly, independent of economic development. It is based on a holistic and rigorous framework for defining social progress based on...
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Social progress index 2016

The Social Progress Index is the first comprehensive framework for measuring social progress that is independent of GDP, but complementary to it. The Index provides a systematic, empirical foundation to guide strategy for inclusive growth. It was first implemented at the national level in 2014...
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Social progress index 2017

The Social Progress Index rigorously measures country performance on a wide range of aspects of social and environmental performance, which are relevant for countries at all levels of economic development. It enables an assessment of not just absolute country performance but relative performance compared to...
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Social progress index 2018

The Social Progress Index is the only measurement tool to comprehensively and systematically focus exclusively on the noneconomic dimensions of social performance across the globe with transparent and actionable data. This is the fifth year of the index, and the index contains actionable and sharp...
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Social progress index 2019

The Social Progress Index is the only measurement tool to comprehensively and systematically focus exclusively on the noneconomic dimensions of social performance across the globe with transparent and actionable data.
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Social progress index 2020

The Social Progress Index provides a comprehensive picture of the lived experience of more than 7 billion people across 163 countries. The index is the most comprehensive measure of a country’s social and environmental performance independent of economic factors, and complements traditional measures of success...