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ERIC Number: ED473116
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Pages: 200
Abstractor: N/A
Evaluation Toolkit: A Tailored Approach to Evaluation for Parenting Projects.
Shaw, Catherine
This toolkit presents a collection of accessible guidelines, measures, and tools to guide and implement evaluation of parenting education and support interventions. Designed primarily for people who are new to evaluation, it contains additional advice and guidance for those with a higher level of understanding or knowledge and it may also be useful as a teaching tool. The toolkit contains the following elements: an introduction to monitoring and evaluation and a brief overview of research methods; practical advice in planning an evaluation, taking into consideration such factors as resources, timing and working with external evaluators; discussion of issues particularly relevant to the evaluation of parenting programs (including ethical issues and researching with children); guidance on asking questions and devising questionnaires; examples of data collection tools, including standardized instruments; case-studies of real-life evaluations; a comprehensive glossary of commonly used research and evaluation terms; a reading list and references to other supporting materials; and a user feedback form. (GCP)
Parenting Education & Support Forum, Unit 431 Highgate Studios, 53-70 Highgate Rd., London NW5 1TL ($47.50 members, $67.50 non-members). E-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Produced by the Parenting Education and Support Forum.