Blog: Conducting Online Focus Group Discussions during health crisis: Facilitator’s and Evaluator’s Reflections
Lesedi Senamele Matlala_JET Education Services
Posted 3 months ago
Use of Online Focus Groups Discussions (FGD) has expanded over the past months, as well as in the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) field since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. Although guidelines on how to successfully conduct online focus groups might have been issued and published elsewhere, this blog focuses on my experiences and reflections in conducting online FGD during the times of the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa.
Explicit suggestions and critical perspectives for conducting online FGD using Google Meet are given to those who may be new in using online platforms for FGD. Please click here (EDUCovid TIG BLOG Article Final_JET Education.pdf) to read more on the author's blog article.