Monthly Archives: May 2011

Complementing survey evaluations with feedback workshops

I recently ran an evaluation workshop with representatives of 3 NGOs. All groups had previously filled out an anonymous evaluation survey and my task was to present them with global results (the survey was run at the international level) and to improve understanding of results by asking participants to let us know if they agreed or disagreed with final results and then to document discussion and specific examples. All dialogue in the workshop also remained anonymous.

It was a jam packed 3.5 hours of conversation! Participants took turns speaking, listened to each others opinions and complemented each other with real-life examples. Together we were able to identify:

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