Tools and methods for monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning
This practical course gives you practical experience in using a range of MEAL tools and approaches such as focus groups, storytelling, stakeholder mapping, scalar tools and beneficiary feedback loops.
Two half day live sessions plus individual and group work between sessions.
Total time commitment is 11 hours:
- 7 hours' live online sessions
- 2-4 hours' self-paced activities
Who is it for?
For those involved in monitoring and evaluation of projects and programmes, who want to gain experience using a range of tools and approaches for MEAL.
What you will learn
By the end of this course you will be able to:
Explain the principles and good practice in the design and use of the following MEAL tools, and describe when they can be most appropriately used: focus group, key informant interview, stakeholder mapping exercise, ten seed technique, observation, scalar tools, after action review, real-time learning, storytelling, survey, beneficiary feedback loops and a longitudinal study.
Use a simple method to analyse qualitative data
Write an online survey and become familiar with how technology can be used for MEAL
You will also gain practical experience in using the following MEAL tools during the course: stakeholder mapping, ten seed technique, scalar tool, storytelling, survey
- Focus groups and key informant interviews
- Stakeholder mapping and ten seed technique
- Observation and scalar tools
- Learning: after action reviews and real-time learning
- Storytelling and analysing qualitative data
- Beneficiary feedback loops and longitudinal studies
All course times in Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). Check the live session start and end time in your timezone here (please ensure you choose the right date when checking timezones).
Live session 1: Wednesday, 24 February 2021, 9.30 - 13.00 GMT
Live session 2: Friday, 26 February 2021, 9.30 - 13.00 GMT
There will be approximately 2 - 4 hours' individual or group online activities outside of the live sessions, which you can complete in your own time.
Bookings will close at 15:00 GMT the last working day before the course to enable us to email participants the joining instructions ahead of the first live session.
- Bond members >£2M annual spend
- Bond members <£2M annual spend
* 10% off if you book 8 weeks in advance; 5% off 3 or more bookings.
Contact us for special discounts if you're a student or unemployed.
off if you book early*
off multiple bookings*
Wednesday, February 24, 2021 to Friday, February 26, 2021
20 places available