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Co-creating solutions for South African M&E challenges, building M&E capacity, and

strengthening the M&E community.

SAMEA, in partnership with United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), National Association of Social Change Entities in Education (NASCEE), Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (DPME) and JET Education Services (JET) is hosting an online evaluation hackathon event from 08 – 22 October 2021.

A hackathon is a creative approach to problem-solving that uses a collaborative process.

For the SAMEA Evaluation Hackathon, participants will work 2-3 hours a day for a period of two weeks, in groups of 10-12 to address specific M&E challenges under:

Theme 1 Addressing the systemic crises facing South Africa

Theme 2 How to undertake M&E in times of crisis

Theme 3 Made in Africa Evaluation – 

                developing approaches to M&E rooted in African Indigenous

                Knowledge Systems

Theme 4 Other practical applications of M&E

Each group will work on a specific challenge, guided by an experienced team leader, with a coordinator helping to organise the group and national and international resource people providing content inputs. The group will decide their work schedule including when they will meet online for collaboration, and when they will work by themselves. The group will then produce a draft product, which may be a report, guideline, evidence map, or another type of output by 22 October which responds to their assigned challenge.

Click to read more about the THEMES and TOPICS

Click to read more about how to GET INVOLVED

Alternatively send your questions to [email protected] 

THIS evaluation HACKATHON WAS BROUGHT TO YOU by SAMEA in partnership with: