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Terms of Reference (in evaluation)

Written document presenting the purpose and scope of the evaluation, the methods to be used, the standard against which performance is to be assessed or analyses are to be conducted, the resources and time allocated, and reporting requirements.

(Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) (2002). Glossary of Key Terms in Evaluation and Results Based Management. Paris. Retrieved on June 25, 2008, from http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/29/21/2754804.pdf)

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Two other expressions sometimes used with the same meaning are “scope of work” and “evaluation mandate.”
     
Terms of Reference (in evaluation)

Written document presenting the purpose and scope of the evaluation, the methods to be used, the standard against which performance is to be assessed or analyses are to be conducted, the resources and time allocated, and reporting requirements.

(Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) (2002). Glossary of Key Terms in Evaluation and Results Based Management. Paris. Retrieved on June 25, 2008, from http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/29/21/2754804.pdf)

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Two other expressions sometimes used with the same meaning are “scope of work” and “evaluation mandate.”

Approved for glossaryposting by Ben Eisen on January 28, 2011


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