Centre of Excellence for Development Impact and Learning
The Centre of Excellence for Development Impact and Learning (CEDIL) is an academic consortium initiative supported by UK aid through DFID. The centre’s objective is to commission and implement impact evaluations, promote the uptake and use of evidence from impact evaluations, and develop and demonstrate new and innovative methodologies for impact evaluation and evidence accumulation.
New: CEDIL – Centre for Evaluation Lecture Series
CEDIL and the Centre for Evaluation, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) have started a new monthly lecture series that will address methods and innovation in primary studies.. The series will feature CEDIL’s intellectual leadership team members, amongst others.
When context is the barrier: evaluating programmes during political turmoil, 6 March 2019, London, UK
Evidence standards and justifiable evidence claims, 6 Feb 2019, London, UK
CEDIL lecture: stakeholder engagement for development impact evaluation and evidence synthesis, 23 Jan 2019, London, UK
To boldly go where no evaluator has gone before: the CEDIL evaluation agenda, 12 December 2018, London, UK
Uncertainty and its consequences in social policy evaluation and evidence-based decision-making, 31 October 2018, London, UK
Using mid-level theory to understand behavioural change: examples from health and evidence based policy, 30 August 2018, London, UK
Development impact attribution: mental models and methods in ‘mixed marriage’ evaluations, 18 July 2018, London, UK
Representing theories of change technical challenges and evaluation consequences, 30 May 2018, London, UK
The four waves of the evidence revolution: progress and challenges in evidence-based policy and practice, 11 April 2018, London, UK
CEDIL inception paper launch event, 25 January 2018, London, UK
CEDIL at the 3ie London Evidence Week, 8 November 2017, London, UK