Standards

Evaluation Standards and Guidelines Embraced by the CEI

1. The program evaluation standards developed by the Joint Committee on Standards for Educational Evaluation (JCSEE). There are five standards which provide practice guidelines relating to:

Utility
Feasibility
Propriety
Accuracy
Evaluation Accountability

2. The American Evaluation Association (AEA), Statement on Cultural Competence in Evaluation (2011)
3. The AEA Guiding Principles for Evaluators The key guidelines relates to:
Systematic Inquiry
Competence
Integrity/Honesty
Respect for People
Responsibilities for General Public Welfare

Technical guidance manuals

1. Technical Guidance for Planning and Managing Impact Evaluation
Evaluators should be guided by the publication:
Impact Evaluation in UN Agency Evaluation Systems: Guidance on Selection, Planning and Management
2. Technical Guidance for Integrating Human Rights & Gender Equality in Evaluation
Evaluators should be guided by the publication:
UNEG Handbook “Integrating Human Rights and Gender Equality in Evaluation

Nonprofit Standards & Operational Guidelines

Malcolm Baldrige Quality Standards and Performance Assessment Awards Program
Roberts Rules & Parliamentary Procedures