The Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP) sa Mindanao, a premier management institution for the public sector, will be conducting a Training Course in Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) on November 27-29, 2018 at Metropolis Suites, Cabaguio Ave., Davao City.
Strong capacity and systems in Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) is important for the organization to achieve quality in its programmes, and its ambition to bring about substantial and long-lasting change for its program beneficiaries or proponents. The MEAL approach emphasizes the use of data for decision making and continual improvement and a spirit of critical inquiry. DAP yearns to build this culture of quality across the organization, and this training resource is one way of helping to achieve that.
At the end of the three-day training course, the participants shall be able to:
- Explain the components of an effective monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning system to improve management performance and evidence-based decision making;
- Apply MEAL methods and tools to conduct data collection, statistical analysis, and reporting;
- Prepare the ground for undertaking monitoring and evaluation and analysis of the results
Colleagues across the organization should have a clear and common understanding of the tools and approaches that they must use, as well as the skills to effectively put these into practice. This way, an organization can build on the evidence which allows them to document and communicate the quality and impact of their work to various stakeholders.