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Training on Monitoring and Evaluation for Human Rights Programs

INTRODUCTION

Monitoring and evaluation (M&E) skills are fundamental to the process of designing and implementing programs that impact human beings positively, analyzing and using data, and conducting advocacy for human rights-based programs.

In order to build the capacity of M&E professionals who are actively engaged in the human rights sector, this two weeks programme will provide hands-on training in M&E systems and the application of M&E data to decision making in human rights programming. The workshop offers intensive training that will cover the fundamental concepts and tools for M&E in human rights programmes.

DURATION

10 days

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Monitor programme inputs, processes, and results required for management of human rights programs performance
  • Understand concepts, methods, and tools for monitoring of human rights programs
  • Identify ways to overcome barriers to conducting effective human rights program monitoring.
  • Select appropriate indicators for measuring program outputs and outcomes.
  • Conduct human rights program monitoring using appropriate methods and tools.
  • Competently use data analysis software package (STATA)
  • Get basic knowledge of analyzing qualitative data for human rights programmes
  • Use NVivo qualitative data analysis software
  • Communicate findings to stimulate learning and reflection.

TOPICS TO BE COVERED IN THE PROGRAM

M&E fundamentals

  • What is M&E?
  • M&E Plans
  • M&E Frameworks
  • Indicators
  • Data sources collection and use
  • Relating Monitoring and evaluation to your project cycle
  • Identifying the challenges facing Monitoring and evaluation professionals in the health sector

Fundamentals of Human Rights: Introduction to Human Rights

  • Introduction to the concept of human rights
  • Human Rights and Human Security
  • History and Philosophy of Human Rights
  • Concepts and Nature of Human Rights
  • Human Rights Standards at the Universal Level
  • Implementation of Universal Human Rights Instruments
  • Human Rights and Civil Society

M&E frameworks in the respect of human rights

  • M&E Frameworks basics for human right based programmes
  • M&E in a human rights context
  • M&E Frameworks
  • Developing and operationalizing M&E frameworks

Human Rights Indicators

  • Human rights indicators (both qualitative and quantitative)
  • Indicator metrics
  • Link between indicators and results
  • Indicator Matrix
  • Human rights indicator performance tracking

Data collection, management, and data quality

  • Data collection methods: How to undertake data collection (quantitative and qualitative)
  • Data collection versus data analysis
  • Data quality and data management
  • Data quality dimensions
  • Functional areas of data management systems
  • Double counting
  • Obtaining data from Social media
  • ICT tool for Data processing
  • Using Mobile phones for data collection

Data use

  • Introduction
  • Data use frameworks and key concepts
  • Data demand
  • Information availability
  • Information use

Introduction to data analysis and interpretation for human rights programmes

  • Introduction
  • Data analysis key concepts
  • Types of variables
  • Basic analysis

Summarizing data

  • Numerical summaries for discrete variables
  • Tables for dichotomous variables
  • Tables for categorical variables
  • Tables for ordinal variables
  • Graphs and charts for dichotomous and categorical variables
  • Graphs and charts for ordinal variables
  • Tabulations for summary statistics for continuous variables
  • Graphs and charts for continuous variables

Introduction to qualitative Human rights data analysis

  • Planning for qualitative data analysis
  • Reviewing the data
  • Organizing your data
  • Coding the data
  • Introduction to using a qualitative data analysis software (NVivo)

Quantitative Data Analysis

  • Planning for qualitative data analysis
  • Comparison of Data analysis packages
  • Basics for statistical analysis
  • Testing for normality of data
  • Choosing the correct statistical test
  • Hypothesis testing
  • Confidence intervals
  • Tests of statistical significance (Parametric and non-parametric tests)
  • Hypothesis testing versus confidence intervals
  • Interpreting the data

Evaluation of Human rights affiliated Programs

  • Determining evaluation points from results framework
  • Components of evaluations, implementation and process evaluations
  • Evaluation designs
  • Performance evaluation process
  • Evaluation findings, sharing, and dissemination

Impact Assessment

  • Introduction to impact evaluation
  • Impact assessment in program design
  • Attribution in impact evaluation
  • Impact evaluation methods

M&E Results Use and Dissemination

  • Use of M&E results to improve and strengthen Human rights-related programmes
  • Use of M&E Lessons learned and best practices
  • M&E reporting
  • Design, monitoring, and evaluation of resilience interventions

 

Event Information

Event Date 13-02-2023 9:00 am
Event End Date 17-02-2023 5:00 am
Cut Off Date 08-02-2023
Individual Price $1,850.00

Training Provision

This training can also be customized for your institution upon request. You can have it delivered your preferred location. For further inquiries, please contact us on details below: 

  • Tel: +254 (0) 739167709.
  • Email: training @versedpro.com

The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits. All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses. Payment should be transferred to Versed Professional Services account through bank 7 days before commencement of training. Send proof of payment to:training@versedpro.com 

Accommodation is arranged upon request and the cost is passed to the client. For reservations contact us below.

  • Accommodation and travel are the responsibility of the candidate.
  • A buffet lunch and two teas are provided on all full day courses during training dates unless otherwise stated. The cost is included in the price quoted. Any special dietary requirements need to be notified in writing to VPSL in advance before commencement of the training
  • All requests for cancellations must be received in writing.
  • Changes will become effective on the date of written confirmation being received.
  • The appropriate cancellation charge will apply based on the cost of your booking, as shown below.
  • In the event of an individual named on the booking form cannot attend, we will accept the substitution of another delegate on the condition that written notification of the substitution has been received by us prior to the course date and an administration fee of $ 34 plus VAT has been paid.
  • Versed Professional Services Limited shall not be liable to refund of fees or for any other penalty should courses be canceled due to war, fire, strike lock-out, industrial action, Tempest, accident, civil disturbance or any other cause whatsoever beyond their control.

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Versed Professional Services Delivers leading Training and consultancy services to International and local development partners organizations. We deliver Monitoring and Evaluation Data Management Leadership Training.

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Email: training@versedpro.com

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