Infographic: Strengthening the evidence-based culture

Official title: Strengthening the evidence-based culture – Departmental Evaluation Plan: Fiscal year 2017 to 2018 to the fiscal year 2021 to 2022

Description of the graphic

Four core actions to deliver 52 evaluation projects over 2017-2022

  • Collaborate: Strengthening connections by disseminating knowledge, seeking input and using technology
  • Innovate: Challenging traditional ways of doing business
  • Strategize: Planning and developing evaluations that are comprehensive and sustainable
  • Streamline: Seeking more effective and efficient ways of doing business to support a higher-performance organization

Key results in 2016-17

  • Collaborate:
    • 92% of surveyed ESDC programs indicated that they have used or plan to use evaluation findings and recommendations
    • 83% agreed that overall, the evaluation was useful
  • Innovate:
    • 16 programs received advice on their Performance Measurement Strategies
    • 5 supplemental studies completed to support improvements to EI program design
  • Strategize:
    • Best practices and lessons learned shared with the Forum of Labour Market Ministers
    • Using evidence generated by net impact analysis to better design and to deliver programs for maximum impact
  • Streamline:
    • 6 evaluation reports
    • 41 technical reports and
    • 13 capacity building exercises completed
    • 10 Treasury Board Submissions and
    • 12 Memoranda to Cabinet were informed by evaluation


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