Monitoring and Evaluation at Adonai College

Monitoring and Evaluation at Adonai College

What is Monitoring and Evaluation?

Monitoring and Evaluation is used to assess the performance of projects, institutions and programmes set up by governments, international organisations and NGOs. Its goal is to improve current and future management of outputs, outcomes and impact.


Monitoring and evaluation helps with identifying the most valuable and efficient use of resources. It is critical for developing objective conclusions regarding the extent to which programmes can be judged a “success”.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is difference between monitoring and evaluation?

Monitoring is a continuous assessment of programmes based on early detailed information on the progress or delay of the ongoing assessed activities. An evaluation is an examination concerning the relevance, effectiveness, efficiency and impact of activities in the light of specified objectives.

What are the basics of monitoring and evaluation?

M&E involves collecting data, monitoring key indicators of a program, and evaluating whether it has met its objectives. M&E isn’t possible without a monitoring and evaluation plan. This is a document that includes the objectives of the program and the activities designed to achieve them.

What is the process of monitoring?

Monitoring is the systematic process of collecting, analyzing and using information to track a programme’s progress toward reaching its objectives and to guide management decisions.

What is M and E PDF?

M&E is the process by which data are collected and analyzed in order to provide information to policymakers and others for use in program, planning and project management. Monitoring of a program or intervention involves the collection of routine data that. measure progress toward achieving program objectives.

What is learning in M&E?

Learning Learning is the process through which information generated from M&E is reflected upon and intentionally used to continuously improve a project’s ability to achieve results. Monitoring and evaluation can help you to work out what difference you make through your projects.

What monitoring means?

Monitoring is the regular observation and recording of activities taking place in a project or programme. It is a process of routinely gathering information on all aspects of the project. To monitor is to check on how project activities are progressing. It is observation; ─ systematic and purposeful observation.

Why is an evaluation important?

Evaluation provides a systematic method to study a program, practice, intervention, or initiative to understand how well it achieves its goals. Evaluations help determine what works well and what could be improved in a program or initiative.

How many types of M&E are there?

You will notice that there are 7 different types of monitoring processes. Each of these processes can give you a different type of outcome.

What is in evaluation?

Evaluation is a process that critically examines a program. It involves collecting and analyzing information about a program’s activities, characteristics, and outcomes. Its purpose is to make judgments about a program, to improve its effectiveness, and/or to inform programming decisions (Patton, 1987).

What are the duties of M&E officer?

The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer will be responsible for the design, coordination and implementation of the monitoring and evaluation, research, and learning framework of the Project.

How evaluation is done?

In general, evaluation processes go through four distinct phases: planning, implementation, completion, and reporting. While these mirror common program development steps, it is important to remember that your evaluation efforts may not always be linear, depending on where you are in your program or intervention.

What is evaluation example?

To evaluate is defined as to judge the value or worth of someone or something. An example of evaluate is when a teacher reviews a paper in order to give it a grade. To determine the importance, effectiveness, or worth of; assess. Evaluate teacher performance.

What is monitoring alerting?

Alerting is the responsive component of a monitoring system that performs actions based on changes in metric values. Alerts definitions are composed of two components: a metrics-based condition or threshold, and an action to perform when the values fall outside of the acceptable conditions.

What is a monitoring checklist?

The Monitoring Checklist is used at site visits to assess the performance of the grantees and during the competitive process to determine a past performance adjustment to the scores of the applicants.

What is a monitoring strategy?

A monitoring strategy is a framework within which you can plan your monitoring and reporting. An integrated strategy should provide for the different types of monitoring you do and identify connections with monitoring carried out by other organisations.