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Participative planning and evaluation skills

Barr Alan

in Managing community practice

Published by Policy Press

Published in print March 2003 | ISBN: 9781861343567
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447302766 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781861343567.003.0009
Participative planning and evaluation skills

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Participative planning and evaluation skills are key elements in the process and management of community practice. This chapter emphasises the importance of evaluation in developing good community practice, and draws on two participative models — Achieving Better Community Development (ABCD) and Learning Evaluation and Planning (LEAP) — which can be applied to both the planning and evaluation stages of programmes or projects. It outlines the importance of involving relevant stakeholders in designing and implementing evaluation.

Keywords: ABCD; LEAP; good community practice; evaluation skills; stakeholder; participative planning

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