My name is Mark, and just like you, I am the Monitoring and Evaluation responsible of our school's internationalization team. I will be your guide through the ME course and materials. Glad you're here, welcome aboard, new colleague!
Aside from my day-by-day tasks as a teacher, I am responsible for ensuring that all the internationalization objectives and project objectives are met. I’m working closely with the Team Coordinator and with the Quality Assurance Responsible. Sometimes our responsibilities overlap a bit, however, Monitoring and Evaluation is still a core activity.
For each international project carried out by my school (either as a partner or coordinator, involving physical mobilities or online collaboration only), I usually:
-develop and update the project monitoring and evaluation plan and data gathering tools;
-gather, centralize and interpret data on project activity progress;
-draw up and present project progress reports to the Coordinator;
-make sure all the project documentation is correct and up to date, the activities are implemented according to the schedule, and objectives are met;
-if necessary, propose remedial measures;
-assist the Coordinator in preparing interim and final reports;
-monitor the sustainability of the projects’ results after the project is closed;
At a broader level, I’m also following and monitoring the way the long-term objectives from our school’s internationalization strategy are met, the impact and effectiveness of the activities carried out.
To be a ME Responsible a Bachelors Degree at least is necessary. Being good at working with numbers and statistics helps a lot. Also, ICT skills are necessary for this position.
I'm obsessed with measurability and indicators.
''Is this objective SMART? How are you going to measure the impact of this? That's great, but how many people have actually seen this? Can you please send me the website's user stats?''
Here are the key competences we need as monitoring and evaluation responsible, and which you will gain by following the training course that I'm going to guide you through. As you can see none of the skills are at 100% as nobody's perfect and there's always room for improvement, but you've got the idea!
Qualitative and Quantitative Research
Communication Skills (Oral and Written)
Go to the training course and earn your own certificate!
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“What's measured improves”
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