back (and forward) from ‘the big push forward’ – thoughts on why evidence is political and what to do about it

i¬†spent the beginning of the week in brighton¬†at the ‘big push forward‘ conference, on the politics of evidence (#evpolitics) which mixed the need for venting and catharsis (about the “results agenda” and “results-based management” and “impact evaluation”) with some productive conversation, though no immediate concreteness on how the evidence from the conference would itself beContinue reading “back (and forward) from ‘the big push forward’ – thoughts on why evidence is political and what to do about it”