Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL)

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) is an integral part of an organisation’s work. Whether you are a complete novice or a pro, this page has resources to help get you thinking and support your MEL journey.


Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Guide

A guide to improve knowledge, increase confidence and success in Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning.

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Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning for Beginners

This paper is for those new to Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) and want to increase their knowledge.

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Improving Policy Coherence in Scotland: Wiki

This open and editable wiki is a resource for individuals and organisations interested in improving policy coherence in Scotland. It is a shared and open space for developing understanding on policy coherence issues, suggesting solutions, tracking progress and stimulating debate.

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GLAM's Adaptive Management in International Development Library

GLAM's adaptive management in international development library is an open source repository for Adaptive Management and Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning resources.

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Comparing different IATI data publishing and validation tools

We have collated a list of the different options for International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI) data publishing and validation tools, to see if one (or many) of the options suits your budget, time available and organisational size.

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IATI's Speaker's Kit

IATI have produced a freely accessible Speaker's Kit which includes a number of slide decks that you can use with your colleagues and partners, during meetings or trainings about IATI. The presentations cover: 1) How to publish IATI data, 2 Accessing and using IATI data and 3) Understanding the IATI Standard.

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Resource list: IATI Publishing

We have collected together a reading list for you, to take you from beginner to pro publishing to IATI, helping you improve your organisational transparency and external communication.

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Reflecting on language in international development in Scotland - Discussion paper version 2

This is the second draft of a discussion paper that aims to put forward some ideas on why its important to reflect on our language in the context of anti-racism and decolonisation. We hope that we can collaboratively build this into a practical how-to toolkit with our members that helps ensure continuous reflection of our language choices.

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