December 6, 2017

What I learned from the Indigenous Knowledge Systems (IKS) Conference

By Caitlin Mapitsa Under the leadership of Professor Chilisa and Afrea, CLEAR-AA has been exploring what is meant by “evaluation made in Africa.” While we have various hypotheses about what is regionally specific and relevant for innovating in terms of…
September 21, 2017

Understanding parliamentarian’s incentives to engage with evidence, the parliamentarian’s compass.

By Kieron Crawley Over the last year and a half CLEAR AA has been working with parliamentarians across Africa as part of its strategy to strengthen national evaluation systems. Parliamentarians have a unique role acting as a both a source…
September 20, 2017

How Politicians and Commissioners of Evaluation have “Captured” the evaluative space in SA

By Takunda Chirau Ever found yourself 6 months into the evaluation process, with an evaluation commissioner stating, “Find us evidence for us to shut this project down” and yourself as the evaluator wondering … “what just happened”?….. In recent times,…
July 17, 2017

How to Launch MOOC (Massive Open Online Courses)

By Ezethu Mandlelize Blended learning is the new buzz word gaining traction in the Evaluation Capacity Development (ECD) sector, conjoining the best of both classroom and eLearning methods. It is appealing to a far broader range of learners engaging varied…