Other M&E resources
The BRIDGE Knowledge Hub is a repository for the knowledge products generated by our work with our members, and for a range of shared resources. As educators, we all suffer from information overload, and face challenges in terms of both volume and access to different kinds of documents. The Knowledge Hub includes a range of ‘knowledge products’, often related to the BRIDGE Focus Areas, to help with these challenges.
Good monitoring and evaluation can help humanity successfully navigate its way through stubborn paradoxes and mounting uncertainty.Effective M&E must be done in “joined-up” systems. Disparate, disconnected processes in planning, implementation, reporting and evaluation cannot deliver the insights andanalysis we need to manage complexity and operate with agility, especially in the confusing, cacophonous world we have created. For CLEAR-Anglophone Africa, 2019 was the year in which we made a very intentional decision to shift to a more systemic approach to our work.
Find attached more information on the M&E Training Programmes in South African Higher Education Institutions (Zenex Foundation)
Read the National Policy Framework November 2019
Read the National Evaluation Policy 2020-2025
This guide is intended for officers in African governments who are involved in developing voluntary national reviews (VNRs) of country performance against the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It is also intended for agencies supporting VNR processes, such as UNICEF country offices, donors, etc.
The USAID and PEPFAR-funded Government Capacity Building and Support (GCBS) program strengthens the capacity of South Africa’s Department of Social Development (Dept.) to improve service outcomes and reduce incidence of HIV and AIDS for orphans, vulnerable children, adolescents, and youth (OVCAY). GCBS was awarded from September 2013 to September 2018, with a no cost extension granted through September 2020.
In 2017, WFP Malawi Country Office commissioned a final evaluation of the School Meals Programme (2013-2015). The School Meals Programme aimed to improve school attendance, increase learner enrolment, decrease drop-outs, increase knowledge of safe food preparation and storage practiced, and improve teacher attendance.
In 2018, WFP Zambia Country Office commissioned a mid-term evaluation of its Country Programme.The purpose of the evaluation was to document performance, relevance and sustainability of WFP interventions for the period 2016-2017, to demonstrate achievements, and to inform WFP strategic orientation given the shift to Country Strategic Plans (CSP) by 2019.
In 2017, WFP Lesotho Country office and the Ministry of Education in Lesotho commissioned an evaluation of the National School Feeding Programme.The evaluation, which makes several recommendations for the future, was managed by the WFP Lesotho Country Office in close collaboration with the Ministry’s School Self-Reliance and Feeding Unit.