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How to create a monitoring and evaluation dashboard NEW
euforic 4 Days, 22 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
So you have a website, a blog, the usual social media channels on Twitter/Facebook/YouTube, maybe a series of RSS feeds. On top of this, your organization or research programme also publishes original content, or indexes content produced by others in...
Facilitating emergent conversations – variants on Samoan Circles and Fishbowls NEW
euforic 1 Week, 3 Days, 16 Hours, 42 Minutes ago
Trying to ensure that the brains and experience of all participants are brought into the room is one of the more enjoyable challenges of facilitation. It’s mainly a question of finding the right balance of different approaches since there are s...
How do we know we’re learning? NEW
euforic 2 Weeks, 15 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
“We will live or die by our critical reflection and ability to internalize learning”, said Darren Saywell, Wash Director, Plan International, in a recent online Q&A on sanitation. That “there is an over-emphasis on Knowledg...
Collaboration for teams and projects using Google Apps NEW
euforic 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 18 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
Online collaboration is a fact of life in International Development programmes. Teams and individuals are scattered across organizations, across countries and regions, as well as time zones. Sadly, we hear more grumbling about platforms and processes...
Payment by Results - the conversation continues NEW
euforic 3 Months, 6 Days, 10 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
The Vietnamese Women’s Union (VWU) is a key partner in the sanitation program run by Thrive Networks (ex East Meets West). Keen to understand how the program operates on the ground, and especially to understand more about the Payment by Re...
Learning in CHOBA – an Output Based sanitation programme in Vietnam NEW
euforic 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 20 Hours, 7 Minutes ago
Output Based Aid (OBA) – or Payment by Results (PBR) is a controversial approach to the funding of Development programmes. It’s radically different to what we might call the trust-based approaches that have been dominant in Development an...
Learning about Learning - telling stories and reflecting on change NEW
euforic 4 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 4 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
Telling stories, as a way of sharing and ‘storing’ knowledge has been part of the culture of our species since we first started talking to each other.WALANGARI KARNTAWARRA "SONGLINES"And storytelling has been recognized as a central tool...
Learning about learning - Stories of change NEW
euforic 5 Months, 2 Days, 14 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
We set ourselves quite a target for the three and a half hour workshop on a Friday afternoon, on the last day of the five-day WEDC 2014 conference, that we described in a previous blog. We proposed to explore the relationship between Knowledge, Actio...
Learning about Learning with East meets West NEW
euforic 5 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 17 Hours, 24 Minutes ago
"In the WASH sector there is a plethora of information, but not always the ability or willingness to learn, both as organisations and individuals. Effective knowledge systems requires organisations to embed knowledge and learning in day to day work i...
Multiple KM4Dev NEW
euforic 8 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 1 Hour, 25 Minutes ago
An extended vocabulary for KM4Dev to describe ourselves now and in the future was one of John Smith's major contributions as part of his consultancy on KM4Dev futures. This vocabulary was introduced along with a framework illustrated below to help en...
Upstream in a social learning process NEW
euforic 9 Months, 1 Week, 2 Days, 17 Hours, 42 Minutes ago
“Social learning: A change in understanding that goes beyond the individual and spreads within communities or groups through social interactions between people1”. The process sounds benign in this simple definition of a multifaceted proce...
Are you digitally competent? NEW
euforic 9 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 18 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
So you are on the West Manhattan cycleway on your way to work at the mission in the UN and a US airways Airbus A320-200 crash-lands, deafeningly, on the Hudson river beside you. Being a well-trained diplomat you respond coolly. You assess the situati...
Capacity Development 2 - Behavioural Competencies in a Digital World NEW
euforic 9 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 40 Minutes ago
There can’t be many tenser moments in life than following behind your child as she cycles, more or less steadily, on a main road towards a busy roundabout, and then wobbles as she raises her right arm out to signal and turns her head quickly to...
CTA web2.0 and social media trainings - What have we learnt? NEW
euforic 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 7 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
Over recent years, CTA web2.0 and social media training programme has become a flagship initiative of the organization, receiving positive feedback from participants and host institutions and being awarded the WSIS Project Prize 2013 in the...
Using ICT with older people - a workshop with HelpAge International NEW
euforic 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 16 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
Help Age International (HAI) has been working with older people across the world for over 30 years. It’s far from being the sexiest end of development, so there’s little money and less attention from many major donors and Foundations. Tha...
Social reporting at ICT4Ag - Do more with your tweets NEW
euforic 1 Year, 2 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 21 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
In my previous post about tracking the online buzz generated around the ICT4Ag conference I’ve mentioned a couple of the tools that we used in the social reporting of the event. At the ICT4Ag conference, blogs, workspaces, Twitter and the other...
Social reporting at ICT4Ag - Tracking reach, understanding engagement NEW
euforic 1 Year, 3 Months, 3 Days, 1 Hour, 53 Minutes ago
Over the past few weeks, I’ve been busy with the preparation and the coordination of the social reporting team for the ICT4Ag conference in Kigali. I'll blog separately about the process and learnings (actually, a lot!) in terms of both te...
Knowledge at ICT4AG NEW
euforic 1 Year, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 4 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
We were active at the ICT4Ag conference organised by CTA. It was a big event. About 400 people passed through over four days, and even by the end of the fourth day around 200(thanks to Nancy White for this photo of groups at work) people were still p...
Knowledge at ICT4AG NEW
euforic 1 Year, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 19 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
We were active at the ICT4Ag conference organised by CTA. It was a big event. About 400 people passed through over four days, and even by the end of the fourth day around 200 (thanks to Nancy White for this photo of groups at work) people were still...
R4D Peer Exchange on Theories of Change - Videos and resources NEW
euforic 1 Year, 6 Months, 4 Days, 50 Minutes ago
On July 31 2012 we organised a Peer Exchange session on Theories of Change (ToC). The event took place at DFID in London, was organised in the context of the R4D project with our colleagues from CABI and CommsConsult. The aim was to better...