Formative evaluation as an opportunity and method for learning in a theory of change process

Estimated Time
15 minutes
Resource Type
Extract Case Study

This is a short extract from the MOTION handbook, introducing the notion of formative evaluation, and how it was incorporated into the MOTION project through the theory of change approach, which was used as a focal point to incentivise learning and reflection among project partners.


MOTION handbook design by Naz Costante and Elzemiek Zinkstok


Alvial Palavicino, C., Matti, C., Witte, J., Brodnik, C., Keesman, S., F. Mendez, P., Penna, C., Terrazas, P. (2021) MOTION
Handbook: Developing a Transformative Theory of Change, pp. 53-54. Available at

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