social research and program evaluation

Our social research and program evaluation includes literature review, data analysis and social return on investment analysis

Independent evaluation embedded in research and evidence and focused on development and improvement is critical for tracking impact and effectiveness. RDS Partners has developed a robust approach to monitoring and evaluation suitable for large or small projects:

  • Literature reviews
  • Outcomes oriented evaluation frameworks
  • Participatory and reflective methodologies
  • Appreciative inquiry and strengths based approaches
  • Stakeholder informed analyses
  • Primary research (qualitative and quantitative)
  • Stakeholder analysis and engagement
  • Data analysis and generating evidence
  • Visual data analysis
  • Knowledge co-creation and participatory research methodologies
  • Evaluation and program development (including action learning approaches)
  • Social impact and ‘Social Return on Investment’ analyses

Explore some examples of our work