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  • This site offers the most useful technical resources that can help you increase the quality and impact of your education and skills programming. If you feel that an important resource is missing, let us know please.

    Key Resources

    PIN RDD Strategy 2017-2021: Education and Skills Development (PDF, 2.28 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource can help you in understanding PIN's Global Education and Skills Development Strategy for 2017-2020 including goals, priorities and global indicators.

    PIN RDD Strategy 2017-2021: Education and Skills Development - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Strategies, Communication Materials
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    PIN (2019) Education in Emergencies Guides (ZIP, 4.21 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource is divided into two Guides; "Part 1: WHAT EiE is, WHY we do it and what GUIDES us" and "Part 2: Planning, Implementing and Monitoring an EiE Response Introduction to PIN’s approach to EiE". They provide information on the theory of EiE, PIN’s EiE Framework,cross-cutting themes and step-by-step guidance on how to plan, implement and monitor EiE activities.

    ZIP
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Checklists
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
    3IE (2013) Quality education for all children: What works in education in developing countries (PDF, 4.5 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This interactive online platform will allows you to explore the evidence in a particular evidence gap map (EGM), with links to user-friendly summaries and full-text articles where available.

    3IE (2013) Quality education for all children: What works in education in developing countries - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Evaluation & Research Reports
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
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    Examples of PIN's Interventions

    PIN (2016) Agricultural Labor market in Imereti - Georgia (PDF, 2.48 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This research was conducted within the context of the TVET Imereti Project for PiN’s “Improving Formal, Non-formal and Informal Vocational Education for the Agribusiness in Georgia” project. The project is intended to improve the linkages between the labor market demands of the agribusiness sector, and the skills and qualifications offered by the formal, non-formal and informal VET.

    PIN (2016) Agricultural Labor market in Imereti - Georgia - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Evaluation & Research Reports, Training Materials
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers
    PIN (2016) Engagement of the agricultural private sector in VET - Georgia (PDF, 1.19 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resources provides recommendations on how the VET sector, and particularly this project’s partner organizations (in this case in Imereti), can better engage with the private sector.

    PIN (2016) Engagement of the agricultural private sector in VET - Georgia - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Evaluation & Research Reports
    Useful during: Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers
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    Education in Emergencies (EiE) - Standards and Guidance

    INEE (2010) Minimum Standards for Education: Prepardness, Response, Recovery (PDF, 1.29 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This Handbook can be used to plan and align your education programme with minimum education standards to improve the quality, safety and relevance of education provision.

    INEE (2010) Minimum Standards for Education: Prepardness, Response, Recovery - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    INEE (2013) Guidance Note on Conflict Sensitive Education (PDF, 1.29 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This Guidance Note explains key concepts and approaches to promote conflict sensitivity in your Education in Emergencies (EiE) programming in order to minimise the negative impact and maximise the positive impact of conflict on education.

    INEE (2013) Guidance Note on Conflict Sensitive Education - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers
    INEE (2018) Guidance Note on Psychosocial Support (PDF, 478.1 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This Guidance Note provides key definitions and strategies for improving and supporting the standardisation of psychosocial support (PSS) interventions.

    INEE (2018) Guidance Note on Psychosocial Support - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
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    Inclusion and gender

    UNESCO (2015) Embracing Diversity: Toolkit for Creating Inclusive, Learning Friendly Environments (PDF, 1.72 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This Toolkit provides useful tools, resources and case studies to reflect on and put into practice to make schools and classrooms more welcoming and inclusive for all children and teachers

    UNESCO (2015) Embracing Diversity: Toolkit for Creating Inclusive, Learning Friendly Environments - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Implementation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
    Washington Group (2016) Module on Child Functioning: Questionnaires (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    This Module on Child Functioning is an international tool for assessment of functional difficulties in different domains incl. hearing, vision, communication/comprehension, learning, mobility and emotions.

    Washington Group (2016) Module on Child Functioning: Questionnaires - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Checklists, Templates
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers
    INEE (2009) Pocket Guide to Inclusive Education: Including Everyone (PDF, 397.59 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This Guide provides information on key principles, advice and key actions to improve inclusivity of education in emergencies

    INEE (2009) Pocket Guide to Inclusive Education: Including Everyone  - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers
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    Access

    PIN (2018) Learn and Share Together: Community-building Training Curriculum (ZIP, 18.04 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource provides structured guidance and a series of lesson plans to engage community members in activities aimed at improving social cohesion

    PIN (2018) Learn and Share Together: Community-building Training Curriculum - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Training Materials
    Useful during: Implementation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
    PIN (2018) Quality Standard Checklist for School Rehabilitation (PDF, 943.14 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource can be used for planning, designing and monitoring the quality of rehabilitation activities in schools and learning spaces.

    PIN (2018) Quality Standard Checklist for School Rehabilitation - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Checklists
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers
    INEE, DFID (2015) What works to promote educational access, quality of learning, and wellbeing (PDF, 1.66 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource can be used to understand more about what kinds of interventions promote educational access, quality of learning, and wellbeing among children in crisis-affected areas

    INEE, DFID (2015) What works to promote educational access, quality of learning, and wellbeing - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Evaluation & Research Reports
    Useful during: Initial Orientation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
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    Teacher Training and Pedagogy

    IJED (2015) What works to improve the quality of student learning in developing countries? (PDF, 491.44 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource identifies policy interventions that improve education quality and student learning in developing countries.

    IJED (2015) What works to improve the quality of student learning in developing countries? - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Evaluation & Research Reports
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
    EPPI Centre (2016) Reforms to increase teacher effectiveness in developing countries (PDF, 1.45 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource provides practical guidance and materials for primary school teachers to improve their approach and skills in learner centered teaching.

    EPPI Centre (2016) Reforms to increase teacher effectiveness in developing countries  - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Evaluation & Research Reports, Training Materials
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
    INEE (2000-2019) Teachers in Crisis Contexts Training (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource provides step by step guidance and required tools for trainers to train primary school teachers in crisis contexts on four key modules, including: pedagogy; curriculum and planning; child protection, wellbeing and inclusion; and teacher wellbeing

    INEE (2000-2019) Teachers in Crisis Contexts Training - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Training Materials
    Useful during: Initial Orientation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
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    Learning Outcomes

    World Bank Group (2018) World Development Report 2018: Learning to Realize Education’s Promise (PDF, 9.22 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource can help you in understanding the importance of children's learning as a process where all actors at different level should be included, at class level, school level and system level.

    World Bank Group (2018) World Development Report 2018: Learning to Realize Education’s Promise - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Evaluation & Research Reports, Training Materials
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
    IJED (2015) What works to improve the quality of student learning in developing countries? (PDF, 491.44 KB)
    View

    When can it be useful?
    This resource identifies policy interventions that improve education quality and student learning in developing countries.

    IJED (2015) What works to improve the quality of student learning in developing countries? - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Evaluation & Research Reports
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
    EPPI Centre (2016) Reforms to increase teacher effectiveness in developing countries (PDF, 1.45 MB)
    View

    When can it be useful?
    This resource provides practical guidance and materials for primary school teachers to improve their approach and skills in learner centered teaching.

    EPPI Centre (2016) Reforms to increase teacher effectiveness in developing countries  - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Evaluation & Research Reports, Training Materials
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
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    Labour market assessment and employment

    WRC (2013) Market Assessment Toolkit for Vocational Training Providers and Youth (PDF, 1.7 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    The three-part Market Assessment Toolkit for VT Providers and Youth is a combination of resources, questionnaires and activities to assist VT programs and youth to gather information on market demand and translate it into programming that responds to a dynamic business environment and youth needs.

    WRC (2013) Market Assessment Toolkit for Vocational Training Providers and Youth - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Templates
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers
    PIN (2016) Agricultural Labor market in Imereti - Georgia (PDF, 2.48 MB)
    View

    When can it be useful?
    This research was conducted within the context of the TVET Imereti Project for PiN’s “Improving Formal, Non-formal and Informal Vocational Education for the Agribusiness in Georgia” project. The project is intended to improve the linkages between the labor market demands of the agribusiness sector, and the skills and qualifications offered by the formal, non-formal and informal VET.

    PIN (2016) Agricultural Labor market in Imereti - Georgia - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Evaluation & Research Reports, Training Materials
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers
    DCED (2019) Employment Creation Website Page (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    This website page involves a range of resources on employment creation, including publications that provide insights into solutions and challenges in creating jobs, it can be useful when searching for evidence on this topic.

    DCED (2019) Employment Creation Website Page  - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Innovations, Evaluation & Research Reports
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
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    Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET)

    PIN (2018) Guide: Improving Employment Through Market Driven Vocational Education And Training (PDF, 12.55 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This good practice guide provides practical guidance, examples and tools on engaging the private sector to ensure that Vocational Education and Training (VET) programmes sustainably increase access to productive and fulfilling employment opportunities.

    PIN (2018) Guide: Improving Employment Through Market Driven Vocational Education And Training  - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    PIN (2016) Engagement of the agricultural private sector in VET - Georgia (PDF, 1.19 MB)
    View

    When can it be useful?
    This resources provides recommendations on how the VET sector, and particularly this project’s partner organizations (in this case in Imereti), can better engage with the private sector.

    PIN (2016) Engagement of the agricultural private sector in VET - Georgia - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Evaluation & Research Reports
    Useful during: Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers
    OSU (2013) Competency-Based Education via the DACUM and SCID Process: An Overview (PDF, 409.72 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource can help you with a curriculum development process.

    OSU (2013) Competency-Based Education via the DACUM and SCID Process: An Overview - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
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    Child Protection and Well-Being

    GPCWG (2013) Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action (PDF, 2.76 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource provides globally recognised minimum standards for Child Protection as well as key actions, measurements (including indicators and targets), and guidance notes on how to use these standards in practice

    GPCWG (2013) Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    IASC (2007) Guidelines on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings (PDF, 3 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource provides guidelines and concrete strategies for implementing minimum Mental Health and Psychosocial Support responses in acute emergency settings

    IASC (2007) Guidelines on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers
    INEE (2018) Guidance Note on Psychosocial Support (PDF, 478.1 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This Guidance Note provides key definitions and strategies for improving and supporting the standardisation of psychosocial support (PSS) interventions.

    INEE (2018) Guidance Note on Psychosocial Support - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
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    PIN Education in Emergencies (EiE) Tools

    PIN (2018) Education in Emergencies (EiE) Needs Assessment Template (DOCX, 185.9 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This template provides a list of sample questions, including on cross-sector themes, that can be included in an Education in Emergencies (EiE) Needs Assessment. Questions are linked to INEE Minimum Standards for EiE and should be adapted based on the specific context and requirements of the assessment.

    DOCX
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East
    Resource type: Templates
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers
    PIN (2019) ASER Literacy and Numeracy Tools (RAR, 7.36 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This package of tools provides guidance on what ASER is and how to conduct literacy and numeracy assessments using the ASER tools. It also includes sample ASER tools that can be adapted to a specific context as well as a reporting template.

    RAR
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Evaluation & Research Reports, Training Materials, Templates
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers
    PIN (2018) School Assessment and Selection Tools (RAR, 758 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This package of tools can be used for assessing and selecting schools to support based on needs. It includes templates for assessing and prioritising needs as well as a sample selection criteria and sample Standard Operating Procedure. Tools should be adapted to a specific context.

    RAR
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Checklists, Templates
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers
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    Other

    UNESCO (2013) Education Transforms Lives (PDF, 922.44 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource will help you to visualize and understand the importance of education as life saving and as catalyst for wider sustainable goals. Nice graphics and data included.

    UNESCO (2013) Education Transforms Lives - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Evaluation & Research Reports
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
    3IE (2019) Evidence Gap Maps (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    This ling will take you to an interactive online platform that allows users to explore the evidence in a particular evidence gap map (EGM), with links to user-friendly summaries and full-text articles where available.

    3IE (2019) Evidence Gap Maps - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Evaluation & Research Reports
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    IRC (2016) Strategy 2020: the outcomes and evidence framework - evidence maps (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    This link will take you to the resource that can help you with understanding, referencing, and applying the best available research through IRC's approach of Evidence Mapping.

    IRC (2016) Strategy 2020: the outcomes and evidence framework - evidence maps - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Strategies, Evaluation & Research Reports
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
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