Our evaluation standards

The DEval standards are ambitious minimum standards that should apply to all DEval evaluations. They are periodically tested and refined. The DEval standards are embedded in existing international guidelines and standards.

DEval evaluation standards

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Utility: Relevant topics, participation and actionable recommendations provide utility.

Evaluability: DEval evaluations are planned realistically and implemented cost-effectively.

Fairness, independence and integrity: DEval works independently, transparently and according to ethical principles.

Accuracy, scientific rigour and comprehensibility: DEval evaluations follow the principles of good scientific practice.

Comparability: DEval evaluations apply uniform criteria and evaluation standards.

We simply summarise the standards here. Further information can be found in the “Standards for DEval Evaluations” policy brief.

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