The evaluation of EWA includes a number of tasks which are designed to achieve both an
understanding how the project activities are being unfolded so as the produce its outputs and outcomes with the envisaged aim to meet the project objectives.
Briefly the Evaluation Plan covers the following activities:
- Evaluation planning - this task it will be an activity confined mainly within the first half of the project but it will continue as the project will be moving towards its final working packages, which will be unfolded at a late stage for which there cannot be planned yet the instruments, analysis plan and data collection methods.
- Developing evaluation instruments – this task is aimed at developing those instruments which will be used to collect data, a process that will happen with the support of the Associated Partners. Each instrument will undergo a process of discussion amongst the project Associated Partners that will be further followed by adjustments and its approval by these partners.
- Collecting data – this task is aimed at collecting the required data, by using the above mentioned instruments, again also with the support of the project partners.
- Data analysis & Report producing - is the next following this task to be regularly pursued and it is aimed at further analyzing the collected data and at producing the reports.
- Feedback for the project manager - this task is extremely important especially within one of the categories of the process evaluation, namely monitoring. This sub-type of process evaluation is aimed at providing regularly the project manager with reliable data concerning the implementation of the project so as he can steer the project in an effective and efficient way.
Read more in the Evaluation stratey and report: