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MONITORING, EVALUATION, ACCOUNTABILITY AND LEARNING (MEAL)

DESIGN AND ENHANCE YOUR MEAL SYSTEM TO IMPROVE PROGRAM QUALITY AND IMPACT

Go deep into the concepts, practices, frameworks, and tools to draw from so that you can design your own monitoring, evaluation, accountability, and learning (MEAL) system, or enhance the one already in place. In this course, you’ll have the opportunity to learn about the components of a robust MEAL system, how to use your MEAL system to track and measure progress and discover techniques for collecting and analysing program data.

Please note that you can choose from various levels of the MEAL course, depending on the knowledge and skills that you are looking to gain:

  • Level 1: Overview of Managing for Development Results (MfDR), Overview of Project Monitoring and Controlling, and Performed Project Accountability
  • Level 2: Participatory M&E approaches (PM&E), outcome mapping, outcome harvesting, most significant change techniques, and documenting best practices
  • Level 3: Data Analysis and interpretations 
  • Comprehensive (Levels 1, 2 and 3): MEAL basics, project/programme lifecycle, managing for development results and participatory M&E frameworks, accountability and learning, outcome harvesting, and outcome mapping and data analysis.
 

COURSE OUTCOMES

  • Understand various approaches and frameworks to draw from to develop and support your MEAL plan.
  • Learn how to use your MEAL system to inform management decisions, guide program implementation, and measure programme impact.
  • Discover how to Integrate MEAL tools and practises into your program development.
  • Appreciate how you can use your MEAL system to strengthen accountability within your organisation and to your program stakeholders.
  • Demonstrate appreciation for managing projects for development results.
  • Recognise the significance of project monitoring and control in the MfDR agenda
  • Analyse and intereprent quantitative and qualitative data 
 

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

LEVEL 1

  • Managing for Development Results (MfDR)
  • Project Monitoring and Controlling
  • Understanding the MEAL Function
  • Monitoring and Evaluating Projects
  • Documenting Lessons-Learned and Good Practices
  • Performing Project Accountability

 

LEVEL 2 

  • Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation (PM&E) Approaches
  • Outcome Mapping
  • Outcome Harvesting
  • Most Significant Change Technique
  • The Use of Documentation of Best Practices in MEAL

 

LEVEL 3

  • Introduction to Quantitative Data Analysis, and Qualitative Data Analysis 
  • Introduction to IBM SPSS package
  • Data Analysis and Presentation
  • The basics of qualitative data and Introduction to NVivo
  • Memos and notes, Coding Stripes & highlights, and classifying Interviews and Focus groups
  • Open-codes and thematic coding structure, Idea of queries, Idea of nodes and codes, and Data organization and management
  • Setting up projects (using concept and project maps to visually explore patterns and relationships in your data)
 

WHO THE COURSE IS FOR

  • Development workers in development organizations and the private and public sectors
  • Data processing coordinators and supervisors
  • Data Entry Operators
  • Researchers
  • Demographers
  • Data managers.
 

FEE FOR THE COURSE

Tuition Fee per week $ 390
Tuition Fee - Comprehensive Course $ 1170
   

ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS

 
Single Room Full Board per week  $ 390
Single Room Full Board for 3 weeks (Comprehensive Course)  $ 1300
Shared Room Full Board per week   $ 270
Shared Room Full Board for 3 weeks (Comprehensive Course)  $ 900
Hostel Quad Full Board per week  $ 177
Hostel Quad Full Board for 3 weeks (Comprehensive Course) $ 590
WHAT:
Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL)- Comprehensive
WHERE:
At MS TCDC, Arusha
DURATION:
3 Weeks
TUITION FEE:
1170 USD
WHAT:
Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL)- Level 1
WHERE:
At MS TCDC, Arusha
DURATION:
1 Week
TUITION FEE:
390 USD
WHAT:
Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL)- Level 2
WHERE:
At MS TCDC, Arusha
DURATION:
1 week
TUITION FEE:
390 USD
WHAT:
Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL)- Level 3
WHERE:
At MS TCDC, Arusha
DURATION:
1 week
TUITION FEE:
390 USD
WHAT:
Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL)- Comprehensive
WHERE:
At MS TCDC, Arusha
DURATION:
3 Weeks
TUITION FEE:
1170 USD
WHAT:
Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL)- Level 1
WHERE:
At MS TCDC, Arusha
DURATION:
1 Week
TUITION FEE:
390 USD
WHAT:
Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL)- Level 2
WHERE:
At MS TCDC, Arusha
DURATION:
1 Week
TUITION FEE:
390 USD
WHAT:
Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL)- Level 3
WHERE:
At MS TCDC, Arusha
DURATION:
1 week
TUITION FEE:
390 USD
WHAT:
Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL)- Comprehensive
WHERE:
At MS TCDC, Arusha
DURATION:
3 Weeks
TUITION FEE:
1170 USD
WHAT:
Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL)- Level 1
WHERE:
At MS TCDC, Arusha
DURATION:
1 Week
TUITION FEE:
390 USD
WHAT:
Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL)- Level 2
WHERE:
At MS TCDC, Arusha
DURATION:
1 week
TUITION FEE:
390 USD
WHAT:
Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL)- Level 3
WHERE:
At MS TCDC, Arusha
DURATION:
1 week
TUITION FEE:
390 USD

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