The indicators have been chosen based on their ability to capture important factors in community health and well-being, organisations will need to have careful discussion about whether they are appropriate indicators to use as effectiveness indicators of their own community development work. Broader indicators may be appropriate for community-wide projects that are likely to have multiple organisations involved (e.g. business, local government, community organisations, and others).

The level of attribution of community development activity and work initiated by community development organisations seeking to use the indicators will be essential to identify, otherwise there will be significant risk that organisations could be held accountable for indicators that are too wide or outside their mandate.

In terms of evaluation, indicators should be developed alongside programme outcomes, not in isolation. Developing indicators as a separate exercise to programme outcomes and activities will lead to difficulties attributing and aligning project and programme activities, organisational strategic goals, and indicators.


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Community Waitakere
Year of Creation | Tau
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community development, evaluation measures, indicators of success
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