ERIC Number: ED438428
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Monitoring and Evaluation of Literacy and Continuing Education Programmes. Practitioners' Manual.
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific.
This manual, which is intended for practitioners involved in the Asia and the Pacific Programme of Education for All, explains the basic concepts and procedures involved in monitoring and evaluating literacy and continuing education programs. The following are among the topics discussed in the manual's eight chapters: (1) understanding monitoring concepts and the process of developing a program monitoring plan (objectives, characteristics, tasks of monitoring systems); (2) developing indicators for program monitoring (types of indicators, convergence of indicators with monitoring tools); (3) designing methodologies in monitoring (types and characteristics of monitoring tools, data collection and analysis methods); (4) reporting and disseminating monitoring results (educational management information systems); (5) understanding evaluation concepts and the process of developing an evaluation plan (need for and functions of evaluation); (6) identifying the four major areas of evaluation; (7) developing the evaluation design and managing the evaluation work (sampling methods, evaluation roles and responsibilities, staff orientation and training); and (8) reporting and using evaluation results (reporting formats, the target audiences of evaluation reports, factors affecting use of evaluation results). The document contains 19 references and 22 tables/figures. Appended are sample forms, sample evaluation tools, and a list of participants. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Comparative Analysis, Continuing Education, Data Analysis, Data Collection, Databases, Definitions, Educational Practices, Educational Principles, Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods, Evaluation Utilization, Foreign Countries, Guidelines, Information Dissemination, Lifelong Learning, Literacy Education, Management Information Systems, Program Costs, Program Evaluation, Questionnaires, Records (Forms), Research Methodology, Staff Development, Statistical Analysis, Systems Approach, Technical Writing, Training Methods
UNESCO Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, P.O. Box 967, Prakanong Post Office, Bangkok 10110, Thailand.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific.