Project: Expert evaluation advice call-off contract

Reference: SRE010

Last update: 07/04/2010 12:12:08


The overall aim of the contract is to provide expert evaluation advice and support to the DfT, LAs and their contractors on an ad-hoc basis and in response to small-scale requests. This will help them focus and prioritise evaluation needs, make use of up-to-date evaluation guidance and consider solutions to complex methodological questions.

The specific objectives are:

1. Offer ad hoc small scale expert evaluation advice / quality assessment to DfT, LA policy makers / analysts and evaluation contractors;
2. Provide a sounding board for evaluators / analysts who are managing complex evaluations; and,
3. Provide additional training for analysts and / or policy makers in the evaluation approaches and principles presented in the impact evaluation guidance.


Provision of ad-hoc expert transport evaluation advice and guidance to DfT, LAs and others working in the transport evaluation field.


Tavistock Institute
30 Tabernacle Street, London, EC2A 4UE

Contract details

Cost to the Department: £4,050.00

Actual start date: 14 December 2009

Actual completion date: 31 March 2010