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Ensaio: Avaliação e Políticas Públicas em Educação

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BRANDAO, Daniel Braga; SILVA, Rogério Renato  and  PALOS, Cássia Maria Carraco. Some reflections on building evaluation capacity on social initiatives. Ensaio: aval.pol.públ.Educ. [online]. 2005, vol.13, n.48, pp.361-374. ISSN 0104-4036.

This essay focuses on building evaluation capacity in civil society organizations. It considers aspects to support the organizational learning process and propose five dimensions to be considered in an evaluation capacity building process: 1) The power that involves the relationship among the stakeholders and its consequences in the decision making process; 2) The reasons and motivations to develop the evaluation process; 3) The search to develop an organization understanding of the meaning of evaluation; 4) The need to develop skills in evaluation and 5) The need to raise and manage resources to the evaluation.

Keywords : Evaluation; Capacity building; Organizational development; Organizational identity.

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