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Archived Webinar: 3 Steps for Developing Stronger Program Reports

Author(s): Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Assistance (META)
Date: March 22, 2018
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Presenting Data
Strong program reports start with strong monitoring and evaluation (M&E) systems. This webinar walks through three practical steps you can begin taking right away to improve your data collection and management practices. Watch the recording to learn ways to effectively communicate about your results, including through data visualization, in your program reports. You will also …

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Podcast: Why We Should Integrate Gender into our M&E Systems

Author(s): Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Assistance (META)
Date: March 8, 2018
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation, Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Data Analysis, Data Collection, Evaluation and Research, Gender Equality, Project Design and M&E Planning
Why should we integrate gender into our M&E systems, and how can we get started? Priya Alvarez, Evaluation Specialist at UN Women,  joined META for this podcast, released on International Women’s Day 2018! Listen now to find out why it’s important to put in place gender-integrated M&E systems and to learn concrete steps for integrating …

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E-learning: Choosing Data Collection Methods

Author(s): Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Assistance (META)
Date: February 28, 2018
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Data Collection, Using Data and Evidence
This module was created by the Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Assistance (META) Project. This module continues the series of introductory e-learning modules on monitoring and evaluation (M&E). While you might find it useful to take META’s other introductory e-learning modules prior to this one, there are no prerequisites for completing this module. This module is …

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Blog Post: Is Your Data Tidy? Tips from the Experts to Speed Analysis and Save You Time

Author(s): Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Assistance (META)
Date: February 5, 2018
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Data Analysis, Using Data and Evidence
This blog post was written by the Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Assistance (META) Project and is included as an archived post on the Switchboard blog. Too many of us have experienced a common M&E frustration: puzzling over an Excel spreadsheet that may contain all of the information we need, but that takes multiple time-consuming steps to clean …

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Tool or Template: Diagram: The Data-Driven & Evidence-Based Program Cycle

Author(s): Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Assistance (META)
Date: January 26, 2018
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Project Design and M&E Planning
In designing programs to respond to the needs of refugees in the U.S, service providers have the opportunity to improve program processes and take steps towards becoming more data- driven and evidence-based. Data-driven programs are those where data shapes program design and informs decision making during the life of the program. Evidence-based programs are those …

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Tip Sheet: 5 Steps for Using Data to Tell Program Stories

Author(s): Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Assistance (META)
Date: December 8, 2017
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Presenting Data
Often, we talk about monitoring, evaluation and reporting as activities we do for donors. Consider reframing the discussion: data collected through monitoring and evaluation answers questions that enable us to tell factual stories about our programs, in order to facilitate decision-making and action. These five steps will help you get started in thinking and talking …

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Archived Webinar: Using Data to Tell the Stories of Our Immigration Programs

Author(s): CLINIC, Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Assistance (META)
Date: December 8, 2017
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Presenting Data
Often, we talk about monitoring, evaluation and reporting as activities we do for donors. This webinar offered guidance on reframing the discussion. Participants learned the benefits of reframing monitoring, evaluation and reporting as “telling a story” as well as five steps to begin using data to tell a story about immigration programs. Although the examples presented …

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E-learning: Developing Logical Frameworks (Logframes)

Author(s): Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Assistance (META)
Date: September 29, 2017
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Project Design and M&E Planning
This module was created by the Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Assistance (META) Project. This module explains a key element of program design, monitoring and evaluation: the logical framework or logframe. This module continues the series of introductory e-learning modules on monitoring and evaluation (M&E). If you have not yet completed Introduction to Monitoring and Evaluation …

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Blog Post: Data Visualization Made Easy: Program Output Data Before and After

Author(s): Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Assistance (META)
Date: September 21, 2017
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Presenting Data, Using Data and Evidence
This blog post was written by the Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Assistance (META) Project and is included as an archived post on the Switchboard blog. If you serve refugees in the U.S., you’ve probably experienced a common challenge: translating all of the valuable data you collect into relevant messages for a given audience, whether they …

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Archived Webinar: Using Data from the American Community Survey (ACS) to Understand the Social and Economic Outcomes of Refugee Resettlement

Author(s): Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Assistance (META)
Date: September 19, 2017
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Using Data and Evidence
In this webinar, Professor William Evans of the University of Notre Dame discussed his recent National Bureau of Economic Research working paper The Economic and Social Outcomes of Refugees in the United States: Evidence from the ACS. This study, conducted in collaboration with graduate student Daniel Fitzerald, uses data from the American Community Survey to understand …

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