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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Training and e-Learning
Resources to help an organisation develop its own monitoring, evaluation and learning.
Resources to help increase understanding of governance within charities as well as best practice.
Resources to help with developing your own organisational logframes.
Value for Money
Resources to help increase understanding of the concept of value for money in international development and what this means for your projects and organisations.
Resources ranging for those new to funding wanting to develop their fundraising strategies to anyone wanting new ideas.
Theory of Change
Resources to help increase understanding of theories of change as well as support the development of your own.
Resources to support partnership development and look at best practice.
Resources to gain a better understanding of the trends towards innovation.
Member's Training Fund
Throughout the year The Alliance hosts free training for our members on key topics. In addition to the training that we offer we also have a small bursary available to help organisations access training from external providers.
Frequently asked training questions