TRAINING ON MONITORING EVALUATING FOR HUMAN RIGHTS PROGRAMMES

Course fee: USD 2,000 Start Date: 11/11/2019 End Date: 22/11/2019

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.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

At the end of this course the participants will be able to:

  • 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.

DURATION

10 days

WHO SOULD ATTEND

This is a general training is targeting variety of programme staff, management team members and thematic staff, Project Management Officials, government officials, programme managers; policy makers and programme implementers; development practitioners and activists and NGO and CSO members, and human rights activists.

COURSE CONTENT

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

GENERAL NOTES

·         This course is delivered by our seasoned trainers who have vast experience as expert professionals in the respective fields of practice. The course is taught through a mix of practical activities, theory, group works and case studies.

·         Training manuals and additional reference materials are provided to the participants.

·         Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be issued with a certificate.

·         We can also do this as tailor-made course to meet organization-wide needs. Contact us to find out more: training@data-afriqueconsultancy.org

·         The training will be conducted at DATA-AFRIQUE TRAINING CENTRE, Nairobi Kenya.

·         The training fee covers tuition fees, training materials, lunch and training venue. Accommodation and airport transfer are arranged for our participants upon request.

·         Payment should be sent to our bank account before start of training and proof of payment sent to: training@data-afriqueconsultancy.org

Start Date: 11/11/2019 End Date: 22/11/2019
Course fee in USA Dollars: USD 2,000