This one-of-a-kind book fills a gap in the literature by providing readers with a systematic approach to monitoring and evaluation (M&E) training for programs and projects. Bridging theoretical concepts with practical, how-to knowledge, the authors draw upon the scholarly literature, applied resources, and over 50 years of combined experience to provide expert guidance that can be tailored to different M&E training needs and contexts, including those for novices, professionals, organizations and their staff, community members, and other groups with a desire to learn and sustain sound M&E practices.
By the end of this chapter readers will be able to . . .
- List key questions to guide the training analysis
- Explain the importance of the needs and outcome analysis
- Summarize a backward design approach to determining training objectives
- Discuss how a trainee analysis can contribute to training planning
- Discuss how a context analysis can contribute to training planning
- Describe when and how a task analysis can contribute to training planning
- Describe when and how a gap and causal analysis can contribute to training planning
- Outline the key components of a training analysis report
The purpose of the training analysis, the first step in the ADDIE framework, is to gather information to determine whether M&E training is needed, and if so, ...