Evaluating Refugee Program – resource, webiar and toolkit

The Evaluation Refugee Program project was an initiative to build the evaluation capacity of the refugee sector across Canada in order to improve supports and outcomes for refugee newcomers. Funded by IRCC under the Service Delivery Improvements program, the project started in 2019 and ended in March 2021. Check out this summary to learn about the project activities and learning over three years.

The following resources can still be accessed over the next 2 years, until March 2023.

  • Video Toolkit: an overview of community-based evaluation
  • Evaluation Readiness Tool: a tool to assess the readiness of individuals/ groups to evaluate
  • Ethics Support: a guide to ensure the evaluation does no harm to individuals and the community
  • Workshop Slides: an overview of community-based evaluation and its four-phase taught in their workshops
  • Webinars: a series of narrated webinars and recordings of live events detailing different aspects of community-based evaluation
  • Outcome Inventory: a menu of sample outcomes based on a literature review to build your theory of change
  • Community of Practice: a place to discuss best practices and challenges in the community-based evaluation of refugee-serving programs
  • Other Resources: additional videos and links to learn more about community-based evaluation