Books

A new and interesting book on Monitoring and evaluation that provides the knowledge and skills to support the development of both the suppliers of monitoring and evaluation as well as those who need to be able to use evaluations. This manual’s contribution is systematically exploring and providing...
The impetus for this volume comes from reflecting on many years of experience, successes and failures in development evaluation in Asia and Africa, and from recent work supported by the Rockefeller Foundation on Rethinking, Reshaping, and Reforming Evaluation. The concepts, frameworks and ideas...
Shaping International Evaluation
Universalia is 30 years old, and we find ourselves celebrating once more with a book that underscores our commitment to sharing what we have learned with professional colleagues in international development and evaluation from around the world. In celebrating our golden anniversary with this...
Facilitating Change
This book shares some key lessons learned about cross-cultural dissonance, conflicting values about social inclusion of minorities, differing perspectives on gender equality, and how former enemies can build peace by connecting professionally. It reflects upon processes to train 10,000 teachers,...
International Monitoring and Evaluation
Universalia looks back on its first 25 years and shares its experiences and lessons.
The key to improving the effectiveness of development projects is strengthening the organizations that receive development assistance grants and loans. This book offers a clear-cut methodology for diagnosing organizational strengths and weaknesses and includes a quick assessment guide, sample...
Enhancing Organizational Performance
Do you know if your organization is performing efficiently? This guidebook presents an innovative and thoroughly tested model for organizational self-assessment that integrates techniques of formative assessment, in which the assessment team becomes involved in helping its organization become more...
Fundamentals of Educational Research
Cut through the complexities of educational research! The authors discuss the research process and offer a research framework – collect the data, analyze it, and write a credible paper or thesis that balances quantitative and qualitative perspectives.
Institutional Assessment
An innovative and comprehensive approach for diagnosing the strengths and weaknesses of any institution, the framework has been tested by Universalia and IDRC in a variety of situations around the world and has been used for internal self-assessments and external evaluations by funding agencies....