Evaluator Competencies and Professionalizing the Field: Where Are We Now?

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This article addresses the question "What is happening around the globe in terms of evaluator competencies, and in what ways has this influenced the professionalization of evaluation?" Using a Development Evaluation framework to address this question, the article examines the five case narratives provided in this issue. Several common themes are identified and the arguments for and against evaluator competency lists are discussed. The article then grapples with the next steps related to identifying core competencies and conducting related research, and suggests a potential way forward.

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