Example of a complicated theory of change 🐯

They can get really complicated!

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Hello all

I wanted to share with you an example of a theory of change that is quite complicated, they can get more complicated than this! This one is based roughly on the work that our sister charity, WildTeam Bangladesh does. I've been developing it from what they have shared with me that didn't quite follow SDWC. I haven't had as much time to spend on this as I would have liked and it is still very much a work in progress! Therefore, it is a good opportunity for you to give me feedback :) There are is definitely some things in there that need work. I thought between us we could make it better. 

I hope you all have good weekends. 

All the best, 


Beth Robinson

WildLearning Specialist, WildTeam

I'm a WildLearning Specialist with WildTeam, a bit of a odd job title. My main role is to design, deliver and organise both our online and class-based training workshops. One of the best parts of my job is meeting other conservationists and learning about the work that they do. I really enjoy geeking out reading teaching theory and thinking about ways I can more creatively and engagingly deliver learning. Before working for WildTeam I did a PhD in invasive plants and human wildlife interactions. I find it really interesting to learn about the ways people interact with nature, both when nature is being wonderful, but also when is is being a bit annoying!
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Go to the profile of Jane Wigan
over 1 year ago

Hi Beth, This is very helpful. Thank you for adding. Have a good weekend!

Thank you for adding this exemple Beth, it's really helpful and can give us an idea of how complex theories of change can be.

Go to the profile of Beth Robinson
over 1 year ago

Hello both, glad is useful :) Hope you had good weekends. B 

Go to the profile of Eliza Helen Kelsey Leat
over 1 year ago

Can someone tell me how to view this? I am sure to be missing something obvious but if I open the image in a new tab it has a black background (struggling to follow the arrows) and on this page it won't let me zoom in!

Go to the profile of Beth Robinson
over 1 year ago

That is probably because I saved it as a png, I'll try and change to jpeg now. 

Go to the profile of Dan
over 1 year ago

Beth, for some reason I cant see this or zoom in, could you email it to me please?

Go to the profile of Beth Robinson
over 1 year ago

Yes, of course, I shall do now. Out of interest, or for anyone else having the same issues, can you right-click and go "Save as"?

Go to the profile of Liezl Koornhof
over 1 year ago

I was able to right click and save, then it is also good to zoom

Go to the profile of Beth Robinson
over 1 year ago