A 3,500-word evaluation plan that sets out the details of a proposed evaluation of an intervention, chosen by you. This could be an intervention with which you have been personally involved, or one which you would like to see implemented. The evaluation plan should include information about what the evaluation is trying to do and how it will be carried out.Your evaluation plan should be presented in a number of distinct sections:
You should begin by outlining what your intervention is trying to do, make sure you describe the population being targeted and how the intervention is going to be carried out.
You need to clearly explain how your evaluation will be managed.
Who is going to be conducting the evaluation? Who are the key stakeholders and how will you engage them? How will decisions be made? How will the evaluation be funded?
Define what is going to be evaluated. Describe the programme theory – how is the intervention supposed to work?
What are the intended, and possibly unintended, impacts? What are the challenges of this evaluation? Are all impacts easily measurable?
What are the key evaluation questions?
Describe the methodology you will use to answer your evaluation questions. Who are you sample? How will data be collected? What kind of data will it be?
What kind of analyses might you conduct? How will you present that data? How might the data be synthesised?
Outline how your evaluation findings will be shared with others.
What format(s) will it be presented in? who will it be shared with? How will it be shared?
Describe how your evaluation will bring about positive change for stakeholders and service users.
What will be the impact of the findings and how might this lead to change?