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Monitoring and Evaluation: A necessary tool for Social Change

With COVID-19 revealing the divides between the haves and the have-nots and continuously skyrocketing social inequality, the role played by monitoring and evaluation cannot be downplayed. At its core, monitoring and evaluation provide us with answers in terms of how we are moving towards a society that is more just and equitable. We need to track the progress we are making with the National Development Plan and Sustainable Development Goals, and monitoring and evaluation is one of our most important scientific tools to do that objectivity.

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From ECD to higher and further education, we measure the quality and quantity of learning, continually adapting the assessment and measurement methods required.

Access to Education Study

“First nationally representative study in SA to measure the barriers to access education for primary and secondary school children”.

Education Study Fact Sheets

Farm Eviction Study

“Cutting edge new methodology to measure the prevalence & impact of farm evictions in South Africa.”

Book: “Still searching for Security” by Social Surveys and Nkunzi Development Association.

The NPO Study

“First nationally representative study to determine size & scope of the NPO sector in SA – part of the Johns Hopkins NPO Project”

Book: “Size & Scope of the Non-profit Sector in South Africa” by Mark Swilling & Bev Russell-Rice.

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