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Training on Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation

By: Devimpact Institute


08 - 12 Apr, 2019  5 days

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USD 950

Participation has become a critical concept in development. Donors, governments and iNGOs are insisting upon participatory approaches in assessing needs and in implementing programmes. With increased emphasis on the importance of participation in development, there is a growing recognition that monitoring, and evaluation of development and other community-based initiatives should be participatory.

This course will broaden participants’ understanding of PM and E as a support to program/project management at different levels and as a tool for strengthening participation, enhancing local capacity, and increasing local people’s confidence and control over development decisions and processes.

Target Participants

This course is designed for researchers, project staff, development practitioners, managers and decision makers who are responsible for project, program or organization-level M and E and who want to implement participatory approaches to their projects.

What you will learn

By the end of this course the participants will be able to:

  • Understand PM and E Process
  • Develop PM and E Results Levels
  • Define Indicators for Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Develop Logical Framework Approach in PM and E
  • Carryout participatory M and E Planning
  • Understand data collection for PM and E
  • Develop Tools and Techniques for rural appraisal in PME
  • Carryout data Analysis in PM and E
  • Implement Participatory Impact Assessment

Course Outline

  • Introduction to Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation (PME)
  • Definition of Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Purpose and benefits of Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Principles of Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation
  • The relevance of Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Challenges in using participatory approaches
  • PM and E Process
  • Planning the PM and E Process and Determining Objectives and Indicators
  • Data Collection methods and tools
  • Data analyzing
  • Developing PM and E Results Levels
  • M and E results chain
  • Components of results chain
  • Linking the result levels
  • Indicators for Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation
  • What are indicators
  • Types of indicators
  • Characteristics of good indicators
  • Participatory process of indicator definite
  • Logical Framework Approach in PM and E
  • LFA – Analysis and Planning phase
  • Design of log frame
  • Risk rating in log frame
  • Horizontal and vertical logic in log frame
  • Using log frame to create schedules: Activity and Budget schedules
  • Participatory M and E Planning
  • Components of PM and E plan
  • Developing PM and E plans
  • Implementing PM and E plans
  • Participatory Project design
  • Generating objectives for project planning
  • Developing an action plan for implementation
  • Group dynamics of participatory decision making
  • Data collection for PM and E
  • Participatory Information gathering Tools and Methods
  • Quantitative and qualitative data
  • Triangulating data collection sources and methods
  • Preparing data collection methods/tools
  • Tools and Techniques for PME
  • Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) tools
  • Beneficiary Assessment
  • Visual self-evaluation tools
  • Testimonials
  • Photographing the evidence
  • Community records and indicators
  • Participatory Action Research
  • Tools for PAR
  • Importance of PAR
  • Steps in carrying out PAR
  • Data Analysis in PM and E
  • Introduction to data analysis in PM and E
  • Using SPSS/Stata in quantitative data management and analysis for PM and E
  • Descriptive and inferential analysis
  • Participatory dissemination of the findings
  • Participatory Evaluation
  • Evaluation questions
  • Evaluation design
  • Participatory data collection
  • Evaluation data analysis
  • Evaluation findings dissemination and action planning
  • Participatory Impact Assessment
  • What is participatory impact assessment
  • Process of PIA
  • Community defined indicators in PIA
  • Participatory tools and methods in PIA
  • Project attribution
  • Reporting in PM and E
  • Reporting on progress toward outcomes to Stakeholders and Participatory dissemination.
  • Communication activities to partners and stakeholders
  • Lessons learned
  • Key activities and results that need planning
  • Using the information for the action-learning process and reporting
  • Training Approach
  • This course is delivered by our seasoned trainers who have vast experience as expert professionals in the respective fields of practice. The course is taught through a mix of practical activities, theory, group works and case studies.
  • Training manuals and additional reference materials are provided to the participants.
  • Certification
  • Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be issued with a certificate.
  • Tailor-Made Course


Devimpact Institute Apr 08 - 12 Apr, 2019

Class Session: 08:30:am - 04:30:am

USD 950.00
(Convert Currency) +254 714349537

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