Planning and practice in MEAL
November 5 - November 6$310.00 – $730.00
Improve and strengthen your skills and learn more about designing and adapting different approaches and methods for monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning (MEAL).
This course introduces key MEAL trends, systems and tools. Using a case study you will gain hands-on experience in designing a MEAL plan. You will also have the opportunity to share experiences, challenges and lessons of doing MEAL with peers. It is suitable for people with some experience of monitoring and evaluation, who want to learn in more depth how to develop and set up a MEAL system for either a project or programme. Principles can also be adapted for organisational strategies.
What you will learn
By the end of the course you will be able to:
– Follow a systematic approach to MEAL system design
– Develop a MEAL plan
– Write MEAL questions and define key indicators
– Decide on appropriate tools for different MEAL processes
– Describe key elements of an evaluation plan
– Choose appropriate approaches to communicate MEAL system findings with different stakeholders
1: Why do MEAL? Current MEAL trends and drivers
2: Overview of MEAL cycle/system
3: Key terms used in MEAL
4: Developing a systematic MEAL plan; purpose and key audiences
5: Defining key MEAL questions and indicators
6: Introduction to MEAL methods and tools
7: Deciding MEAL plan methods and tools for case study
8: Peer review of MEAL plans
9: Evaluation approaches
10: Communicating MEAL results
11: Practical solutions for addressing MEAL
The cost is £310-£730 GBP.