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Assess Tools

Resource 1. Do I need to do an evaluation?

Evaluation requires an investment of time, money and resources and so before you begin you need to assess whether you an evaluation is of value before making this investment. The following questions will help you to start to consider whether you need to and can do an evaluation, we recommend that you consider these in partnership with your stakeholders. You may not be able to answer them all straight away but useful to keep in mind when planning your evaluation.

An Evaluability Assessment may be useful in determining whether the service is ready to be evaluated and what type of evaluation is required.