Section 4: Evaluation as a learning journey

Learning and reflexivity are critical ingredients in formative evaluation for TIP, as initiatives aimed at system innovation require changes in people, organisations and institutions, while also dealing with the uncertainties and conflicts that arise from challenging unsustainable practices. This section introduces evaluation as a learning journey, emphasising the importance of second order learning to help us rethink and revise beliefs and understandings in ways that can open up new aims and approaches.

Learning and reflexivity in formative evaluation

These resources highlight how every activity associated with monitoring can, at the same time, be an intervention to encourage reflection and learning, sharing examples from TIPC’s experimental interventions in South Africa and Latin America.

Second order learning in TIPC

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