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The Association of African Universities (AAU) in Collaboration with the African Evaluation Association (AfrEA) invite you to a Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Workshop for Starters on strengthening the basis for managing results in African Institutions.

This 5 day introduction to Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) “face to face” workshop is targeting individuals who are new to the field of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning or those who wish to formalise their existing understanding which has been developed through work based experience. The main aim of these MEL series of workshops is to help Higher Education Institutions and other organizations establish Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning systems in order to ensure quality control of their programmes, projects, governance and administrative systems. This workshop will help institutions establish MEL systems that would facilitate the collection and documentation of outputs and outcomes of projects and programmes, help in the collection, storage, analysis of data and support decision making for program management, improvement, policy formulation, and advocacy.

Objectives of the Workshop:

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

  1. Articulate the background and history of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning in project management, public policy and development management
  2. Describe the purpose of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning and its role in evidence-based decision-making
  3. Apply concepts, principles, processes and frameworks for Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning systems in African Institutions
  4. Develop a system to collect, compile and use data for decision making
  5. Use Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning tools for qualitative and quantitative data analysis

 

Target Audience

Project Managers, Project Officers, Project Assistants, Quality Assurance Officers, Administrators, Human Resources, Finance Officers, software developers and Heads of Departments from African Institutions

Dates:

Monday 30th July – Friday 3rd August 2018

Venue:

Association of African Universities (AAU) Secretariat, Accra, Ghana.

Registration Fees and how to pay:

AAU Member Institutions: GHS 1,500   (US$320. 00)

AAU Non-Member Institutions: GHS 2,000. 00 (US$ 430.00)

 

Facilitators

Dr. Kingsley Akorful – Executive Director @ African Evaluation Association

Mr. Kwabena Agyei-Boakye – Senior Consultant: Centre for Results Delivery (CERD)

Registration Link of the workshophttps://www.research.net/r/KGJCHD5

Contacts:

Ruth Issambo Dickson: rdickson@aau.org Mobile: +233-264-183-296

Irene Dufie Addai : idaddai@aau.org

 

BACKGROUND:

The Association of African Universities (AAU) having identified a gap in the area of Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) in African institutions is in collaboration with the African Evaluation Association (AfrEA) running a series of Workshops to train participants in the area of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning. The main aim of this workshop series is to help institutions establish a strengthened monitoring and evaluation system to ensure quality control of their programmes, projects, governance and administrative systems. The workshop is also aimed at empowering institutions to develop a system to collect, compile and use data for decision making;  design and develop M& E systems; and use M&E tools for qualitative and quantitative data analysis for sustainability , efficiency and effectiveness of programmes and policies.

 

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