The event built on the collaboration between the Asia Foundation and LSE'sJustice Security Research Programme, serving as a platform to branch out to the wider sector. In addition to the workshop, the project also produced a paper: 'Theories of change: time for a radical approach to learning and development' - and accompanying blog, authored by Craig Valters.
May 2015 to September 2015
This joint project with the Asia Foundation aimed to increase sectoral learning and critical reflection on Theories of Change through organising an expert workshop in London in April 2015.
Research reports and studies | September 2015 | Craig Valters
The Theory of Change approach demands a radical shift towards more and better learning in development thinking and practice, creating a productive and much-needed space for critical reflection.Download
Comment | 15 September 2015 | Craig Valters
Theories of change are increasingly fashionable in international development. Here are four principles for putting them into practice.Read and comment
Workshop | 7 April 2015 09:30 - 17:15 GMT+01 (BST)
There remain very different understandings of what a Theory of Change approach is, how it should inform development thinking and practice, and what it can achieve. This event aimed to move the debate forward onto a set of common principles that can help...Find out more
Comment | 10 December 2014 | Craig Valters
'The theory of change approach needs to be joined up, as a discourse and practice, with other initiatives which aim to change how we think about and do development. Anchoring to broader movements with similar goals (critical and reflective research, policy, and...Read and comment
Journal articles or issues | August 2014 | Craig Valters
A Theory of Change approach represents a good space for those in the aid industry to critically reflect on (and then change) their policy and practice; however, this space can be heavily constrained if the correct incentives are not in place for that to happen. We need...Downloads