Guidance

Quality in Qualitative Evaluation: A framework for assessing research evidence

Guidance on maintaining the quality of qualitative evaluation for use in Government research

Documents

Quality in Qualitative Evaluation: A framework for assessing research evidence

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Quality in Qualitative Evaluation: A framework for assessing research evidence

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These reports were published in 2003 looking at developing a framework which would guide assessments of the quality of qualitative research evaluations. It has 2 parts:

  • findings of a programme of work to improve the quality of qualitative evaluations, using methodological review of quality standards and methods, to assess credibility
  • a framework for appraising the quality of qualitative evaluations, with reference to evaluations concerned with social policy programmes

They were part of a Cabinet Office excellence analysis into government research and evaluation, commissioned by the Government Chief Social Researcher’s Office at the time.