The 1st Training on Monitoring and Evaluation in Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Unstable Environments (MEDRR-1)

ADPC, Thailand collaborate with Channel Research, Belgium to conduct the 1st training on Monitoring and Evaluation in Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Unstable Environments (MEDRR-1) from 29 November - 3 December 2010 in Bangkok, Thailand.

Course Purpose:
The Regional Training on Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) in Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Unstable Environments is the training course under the collaboration between Channel Research, an expert organization on monitoring and evaluation consultancy with headquarter in Belgium and the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC), a long-standing regional organization devoting to the area of disaster management.  The course aims to provide fundamental knowledge on the framework for designing monitoring systems and evaluation processes and covers methodologies and tools for participants to commission, manage, carry out and apply evaluations on programs and projects in disaster risk reduction and unstable environments.

 

Course Structures:
The course comprises of the following six modules: Module 1: Introduction to the training course To introduce the course objectives, review participants’ expectations and build common understanding between participants and facilitators along the line with the overall course objectives Module 2: Disaster Risk Reduction and Unstable Environments To provide basic understanding of concepts on disaster risk reduction and other unstable environments Module 3: Analytical Monitoring & Evaluation To identify needs and scope of M&E, M&E methodologies and tools including the development of indicators and application on real work scenarios through case studies Module 4: Monitoring & Evaluation Frameworks  To familiarize participants with M&E framework concepts, basic processes and procedures in designing workable M&E mechanism, discuss sensitivity, learning and accountabilities and challenges in designing M&E frameworks Module 5: Particularities of M&E in specific fields To learn how to design and apply M&E tools in specific fields such as DRR and unstable environments through different projects and case studies and address management of evaluations Module 6: Collection and Analysis of evidence in M&E To address the process of data selection, collection, analysis and dissemination in M&E Module 7: Course Closure To summarize the learning of the course and verify if learning objectives have been achieved   Course Fee:
The fee for the course is 1,500 USD (payable in full along with the application form) for the five days training. The fee includes the cost of tuition, training materials, break refreshments, room & board, and applicable taxes.  All participants are responsible for any associated visa expenses, their own travel to and from Bangkok, airport transfer from Suvarnabhumi Airport to the training venue, health/accident insurance and other personal expenses.   Registration:
If you are interested in joining this course, please fill in the application form and send it back to us, preferably before 10th November 2010 to tsu [at] adpc.net.
Registration form can be download at http://www.adpc.net/MEDRR1.   For more information, please visit http://www.adpc.net/MEDRR1.

Course Objectives:
The main objectives of the course are to:

  1. Provide basic knowledge on DRR and unstable environments

  2. Enhance the knowledge in designing general M&E framework for programs & projects

  3. Address and bridge the knowledge gap in applying M&E on specific unstable environments such as DRR and conflicts

  4. Share knowledge and experience amongst different agencies and partners in the region who conduct M&E in DRR and unstable environments

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