Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning

Our Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) training teaches you methods used to define, collect, analyse and use information for results, accountability and learning, and to illustrate your organisational impact. We address MEAL for the entire results chain, enabling you to understand the importance of using information and knowledge for learning and evidence-based decision making, how to develop a learning M&E system, use new digital technologies, and explore techniques for monitoring remotely.

Why choose this course?

Do you need help with your MEAL plan? To refresh your knowledge, learn techniques and approaches, or develop a Log Frame? We will help you and your organisation to become more effective, by enhancing MEAL practices. Find out how you can advocate for an effective MEAL system so your organization can become more responsive, strategic, and effective by using information and knowledge for evidence-based decision making.

Through a mix of practical activities, theory and case examples you will learn how to:

• clarify key results with results, and logical frameworks

• combine qualitative and quantitative approaches to gather and interpret data

• develop and work with a practical M&E system


MEAL fundamentals.• MEAL fundamentals
• results approaches: outputs, outcomes and impact
• relate M&E to your programme and project cycle
• identify stakeholders and their differing needs and roles.
Results framework• work with and beyond Log Frames.
Theory of Change• develop different types of logic models
• approaches to Theory of Change
Log Frames and Results Frameworks• develop indicators at different results levels
• define your assumptions and risks
• identify means of verification
Gathering data and information• quantitative and qualitative approaches and instruments
• data organisation, quality assurance and analysis
• design baseline, evaluation and impact studies
• participatory data collection methodologies
• digital and remote MEAL
Reviews and Evaluations• how to use reviews for agile decision making
• using baseline data
• evaluation types and methods
• developing a ToR
MEAL systems and plans• prepare a tailored MEAL plan
• the complete MEAL system
The learning organisation• use M&E information and evidence for decision-making
• identify ways to foster a learning culture
• become M&E change agents and champions

Learn in a way that suits your situation.

Find out more about our delivery methods:

This course has a 5-day and ten day option for face to face training.

The online course has six 90 minute webinars.

Course Dates

This course is also available as a tailored training for organisations, please get in touch to find out more.

Application Deadline
12 Sep 2022 - 4 Nov 2022
5 Sep 2022
5 Dec 2022 - 10 Feb 2023
28 Nov 2022

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Are our training courses accredited?

As a training provider we are accredited by British Accreditation Council (BAC). This accreditation is recognised worldwide by agents and government officials as a clear indication of educational quality. We are inspected annually to ensure our high levels of training and facilitation are maintained.

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Why not call and speak to a member of our team. We are always delighted to talk with past or potential clients, and we can talk with you about your specific interests and questions.

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