This handbook provides guidance for designing and implementing a monitoring and evaluation system. The standards in the handbook provide practical quality-control considerations for individual components of an M&E system.
This document complements CRS' Monitoring and Evaluation Standards, which provides global M&E standards for high-level overarching commitments.
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Who should read this handbook?
This handbook is for programming staff at all levels, including M&E staff, field staff, project managers and program officers. It highlights each role in multiple steps. The content of this handbook complements the information provided in ProPack I, II and III. Staff should have a solid foundation in ProPack in order to get the most from the handbook.
|Part I: Basic M&E Concepts|
|Core M&E Standards||3|
|Gender and M&E||6|
|Community Participation in M&E||13|
|M&E in Emergencies
|Part II: M&E Planning and Implementation|
|Creating an M&E Plan||33|
|Creating an Analysis Plan||39|
|Developing Quantitative Tools||43|
|Developing Qualitative Tools||50|
|Training and Field Testing||64|
|Collecting Qualitative Data||70|
|Developing a Quantitative Database||79|
|Data Entry and Cleaning||87|
|Data Analysis and Interpretation||91|
|Planning and Conducting an Evaluation
|Appendix I: CRS Monitoring and Evaluation Standards||117|
|Appendix II: CRS Asia Monitoring System Review Tool||118|
Authors: Clara Hagens, Dominique Morel, Alex Causton, Christina Way
Publisher: Catholic Relief Services (April 2013)
Handbook: 139 pages
Dimensions: 8.27 x 11.69 inches
Posted on April 9, 2013