Evaluation of Public Policies

About Course

Are you into the world of evaluating public policies? This course will allow you to learn the concepts and methods of evaluation, design theory of change, and design choices for evaluating public programmes and interventions.
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What I will learn?

  • The course will introduce learners to key concepts of evaluation and its application in public policies. Learners will be introduced to the concepts and models of evaluation, developing theory of change, evaluation design choices viz., experimental, quasi-experimental and non-experimental methods for evaluation public programs and interventions.
  • By the end of the program, the participants will be able to develop theory of change, design evaluation study, and critically interpret evaluation findings.
  • The course will provide hands on data exercise using R which is an open source programming language optimized for statistical analysis.

Course Curriculum

Free access this course

Material Includes

  • Downloadable resources
  • Access to course texts and data
  • Access to R code and scripts


  • Previous experience in public policy evaluation is highly encouraged.

Who is this programme for?

  • The programme is ideal for professionals from both government and non-governmental organizations looking to design and evaluate policies based on evidence


Data Science - Text Analysis


August 1 - August 10


5-10 Days



This course provides a practical and applied approach to quantitative text analysis using R. The course focuses on converting texts into quantitative features and analysing it using statistical methods.  The learners will be have hands on analysis of real text and analysing it using programming language R.  

Learning outcomes: After successful completion of the program, the learners will be able:

  • To conduct text analysis from start to finish. 
  • Use the latest statistical tool and approach to text analysis. 

The program is ideal for those who want to generate insights  text analysis technique. The course will be relevant to:

  1. mid-level to senior professionals who are involved in making/influencing decisions.
  2. Research Professionals 

Thinley Choedhen, Founder of Druk Learning