Utilizing a Theory of Change to Assess Conditions for Success
How do we expect change to happen? What evidence underlies our expectations? A theory of change lays out the pathways through which we expect a set of strategies and activities to create change. We develop a theory of change to guide programme design, define the milestones to track along the way, determine the outcomes to evaluate impact, articulate the core programme elements, and share with stakeholders the reasons for each step.
Contains links to different podcasts on theories of change, including on how to use them for monitoring and evaluation and on understanding assumptions.
Contains guidance documents and blog posts on how to develop a theory of change, particularly from a monitoring and evaluation perspective.
You can access the TOC tool and many others here (see tool #10, p. 46).