Every day, we use evaluative thinking to inform our decisions and to help us understand what is working, what isn't and why.
Evaluation plays an important role in the design and implementation of the department's initiatives. It helps us know if our investments and actions are targeted at delivering and improving the outcomes for our clients. Evaluations consider:
Evaluation is a core part of the continuous performance improvement cycle in the Performance Improvement and Accountability Framework and done well enables us to learn and improve.
The department's Evaluation Strategy: Building better evidence guides how we develop and conduct well-designed, quality evaluations using three key elements:
The department publishes the findings of strategic evaluations to promote transparency, accountability and improve our services.
If you are a DET employee, further information including evaluation planning and reporting templates and advice can be found on OnePortal.
The Queensland Government Program Evaluation Guidelines clarify expectations for the evaluation of public sector programs, interventions, initiatives, services or trials in Queensland.
If you require further information or assistance about evaluation in the department, please contact:
Strategy and Performance
Level 20 Education House, 30 Mary Street, Brisbane
PO Box 15033, City East, QLD 4002
Telephone:(07) 3513 6911
Fax: (07) 3513 6935
This page was last reviewed on 13 Jan 2016 at 12:06PM