Design. Evaluate. Evolve.


We facilitate program design

We co-design programs and strategies. We're leaders in facilitating program logic / theory of change and bring this expertise into all our work. Our skilled facilitators will ensure that your workshops run smoothly with respectful engagement of all participants.

We develop evaluation frameworks

Leading in the program evaluation space for over 15 years, we're known for partnering with organisations to design and implement human-centred and robust monitoring and evaluation approaches for simple -- through to even the most complex. 

We help your organisation evolve

When we work with you, we commit to helping your organisation develop clear and strategic outcomes and a clear pathway to achieving them. We are committed to setting your organisation up for the future so that you continue to learn and refine your strategy and embed a learning culture.

  • People-Centred Evaluation

    posted on 16 September 2016

    This paper outlines the emerging ‘People-Centred Evaluation’ (PCE) approach that guides the development of practical internal monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) frameworks for projects and p...

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    What is Collaborative Outcomes Reporting?

    posted on 16 September 2016

    Collaborative Outcomes Reporting (COR) is a participatory approach to impact evaluation. It centres on a performance story that presents evidence of how a program has contributed to outcomes and ...

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  • Evaluating 10 years later

    posted on 09 September 2016

    Vicki, one of our Senior Consultants in WA, gives us a taster of her AES presentation.  The 2016 Australasian Evaluation Society (AES to his or her friends) conference is only 2 weeks away and I’...

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    We are Hiring!

    posted on 06 September 2016

    Research Assistant vacancy  Clear Horizon is a vibrant consultancy business specialising in program design, evaluation and evaluation capacity building. We work across various sectors includin...

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  • Re-visiting our New Years Eval-utions for 2016

    posted by Angelos Blackwood on 15 August 2016

    It has been 6 months since some of our consultants committed to diverse New Years Eval-utions. In this blog we check in with them to see how they are progressing.Jess Dart, Founding DirectorJess’s ...

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    Evaluation of the Victorian Biodiversity Strategy

    posted by Angelos Blackwood on 11 July 2016

    Victoria’s current Biodiversity Strategy was released in 1997. It was published in three volumes, each with a different purpose and target audience.Sustaining Our Living Wealth. Strategic framework...

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  • Six normative approaches to evaluation

    posted by Angelos Blackwood on 11 July 2016

    Dart, J.J. (2004) Six normative approaches to evaluationEvaluation is used in many program contexts, in many countries and across many different disciplines. It is also used for many different purp...

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  • Report on outcomes and get everyone involved

    posted by Angelos Blackwood on 11 July 2016

    Dart, J.J. (2008) Report on outcomes and get everyone involved: The Participatory Performance Story Reporting TechniqueThis paper provides an overview of the emerging technique named Participatory ...

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    A Self-Help Guide for Implementing MSC

    posted by Angelos Blackwood on 11 July 2016

    Dart, J.J. (2003) A Self-Help Guide for Implementing the Most Significant Change Technique (MSC) This aim of this guide is to help groups design an MSC system for their program or project. The gu...

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  • Can MSC play a role in program design?

    posted by Angelos Blackwood on 10 June 2016

    In my most recent blog I explored a light bulb moment around Developmental Evaluation. Since then I have been musing about the role of the Most Significant Change Technique (MSC) in design and Deve...

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    Welcome to the Ideas Boom

    posted by Angelos Blackwood on 04 April 2016

    In this post our Principal Consultant, Byron Pakula, shares some thoughts about the design, monitoring and evaluation of innovative research funds.Across the globe, and particularly in Australia at...

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  • Clear Horizon's 2016 'Eval-utions'

    posted by Angelos Blackwood on 28 January 2016

    It’s that time of the year again where we resolve to re-enter the gym; eat something that resembles a vegetable; and watch less Netflix. We at Clear Horizon are no different. We asked some of our c...

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We work with government at all levels, as well as with industry bodies, international development agencies, and local and international philanthropics and non-for-profit.