Choose your indicators

The first step in writing an M&E framework is to decide which indicators you will use to measure the success of your program. This is a very important step, so you should try to involve as many people as possible to get different perspectives. You need to choose indicators for each level of your program […] →Read more

What is MEAL?

Strong Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) is critical to project success. Monitoring is the continuous and systematic collection and analysis of data about project progress and changes in the project context. Evaluation is the user-focused assessment of an ongoing or completed project’s design, implementation and results. Accountability is a commitment to respond to and […] →Read more

Key Steps for Effective MEAL

Key steps for effective MEL: Create theory of change: Develop a “living” log-frame. Allocate sufficient budget and staff resources for MEL. Review program logic at program kickoff. Develop a complete MEL plan / system. Incorporate M&E into program work plans. Collect baseline data. Establish accountability mechanism. Track activities and conduct routine monitoring. Conduct regular, participatory, […] →Read more

Risk Management ISO 31000

We live in an ever-changing world where we are forced to deal with uncertainty every day. But how an organization tackles that uncertainty can be a key predictor of its success. Risk is a necessary part of doing business, and in a world where enormous amount of data are being processed at increasingly rapid rates, […] →Read more

Monitoring Mechanism

The purpose of a monitoring mechanism is to further the effective implementation of the Rules. It will assist each State in assessing its level of implementation of the Rules and in measuring its progress. The monitoring should identify obstacles and suggest suitable measures that would contribute to the successful implementation of the Rules. The monitoring […] →Read more

Duties and Responsibilities of M&E Manager

Thee responsibilities and duties will differ from one organization, program, project to another. Conduct monitoring and evaluation and assessment in various locations to ensure that the implementation of the project activities go in line with the targets and deadlines. Prepares and submits monthly progress reports as requested. Help revise the project log-frame matrix. Develop the […] →Read more

Planning for results

Planning for results: Planning with the logical framework approach is done In five steps: Planning stages tasks Instruments Analysis of initial situation. Where are we?What are the problems and the potentials? Analyze stakeholder Analyze problem Analyze potential     Stakeholder analysis matrix Problem tree Fish-bone diagramSEPO/WWOT analysis Appraisal of alternative approaches What alternative approaches are […] →Read more

What you will do as MEAL Coordinator?

Tasks, Assignments and Descriptions will vary and be different from one organization , program or project to another. Sample Tasks and Assignments Job title: Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning Coordinator Department: Program Quality, Evidence and Impact. Job Purpose: To provide leadership and coordination in Design, Monitoring, and Evaluation of The Organization The Region, projects, and […] →Read more

What will you may do as a Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning specialist?

Differences may apply according to each institution regulations, type of project or program and term of responsibilities. In coordination with the Director and program managers, ensure that the Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning Plan is implemented as much as is practically possible. Monitor program implementation, measure impact, and calibrate program strategy and implementation accordingly. Design, […] →Read more

Supportive Supervision

Supportive supervision is a process that helps employees continually improve their job performance. This is done in a respectful and non-authoritarian way, emphasizing the use of follow-up visits as an opportunity to improve the knowledge and skills of healthcare professionals. Supportive supervision is a facilitative approach to supervision that promotes guidance, collaborative problem solving, and […] →Read more