Agenda - Seminar on Monitoring and Evaluation, Kizilcahamam, Republic of Turkey, 4-5 May 2017, Peter Vagi.
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Seminar on Policy monitoring, reporting and evaluation
In orderto enable the Governmenttoplanand execute well-definedpolicies it is essential to ensure that a
well-structured and comprehensively established policy development cycle is in place. According to the
logic of the policy development cycle, the Government needs to have a good, evidence -based
understanding of the policy issues it wants to address, as well as tools to constantly monitor the
implementationof the designedandapprovedpoliciesthatallowstakingthe rightand timely management
decisions ensuring that the envisaged policy objectives can be achieved.
The logic of the policy development cycle:
This 1.5 days seminar is focusing on the monitoring, reporting and evaluation aspects of the policy
Duringthe course of the seminarparticipantswill be introducedtothe general concepts of monitoring and
reporting,some specificaspectsandtechnicalities of good monitoring and report development, as well as
good international practices on these aspects. The seminar will also address policy evaluation, its basic
concepts and some examples of international examples.
The participants of this working meeting are civil servants of the Prime Ministry. The language of the
seminar is English with simultaneous interpretation.
The seminarwill be facilitatedbyMr.PeterVagi,OECD/SIGMA SeniorAdviser- Policydevelopment and Co-
ordination, Mr. Jesper Johnson, OECD/SIGMA Policy Analyst – Strategy and Reform and Ms. Egle Rimkute,
OECD/SIGMA external expert.
Agenda – Day One – 4 May 2017
09.30–09.40 IntroductoryremarksbyMr. HüsamettinGülhan,DeputyUndersecretaryof the Prime
09.40–09.50 IntroductoryremarksbyMr. PeterVági,OECD/SIGMA SeniorAdviser,Policy
09.50–10.00 Purpose of the day, objectivesandgeneral context
10.00–11.00 Session 1: Key elements of monitoring and reporting – Facilitator: Peter Vági
The role of monitoringandreportinginthe policydevelopmentcycle;
11.00–11.15 Coffee Break
11.15-12.30 Session 2: Measurement, indicators – Facilitator: Jesper Johnsøn
The concept of indicators(typesanddefinitions);
Keyaspectsof a goodindicator(the CREAMconcept);
The use of an indicatorpassport.
12.30–13.30 Break for lunch
13.30–14.30 Session 3: Report development – Facilitator: Egle Rimkute
How to analyse progress(outputs,outcomes,impact);
Follow-upof monitoringresults –how to use reports?
14.30–14.45 Coffee Break
14.45-15.30 Session 4: Group work
Group workon a case studyof Education monitoringandreporting
15.30 – 16.00 Wrap-up and conclusions– Peter Vági
Agenda – Day Two – 5 May 2017
09.30–09.40 Purpose of the day,objectives andgeneral context
09.40–10.30 Session 1: Evaluation types and dimensions – Facilitator: Jesper Johnsøn
Keyaspectsof evaluation: relevance,efficiency,effectiveness,impact
10.30–11.30 Session 2: Evaluation process - Facilitator: Egle Rimkute
11.30–11.45 Coffee Break
11.45–12.15 Session 3: Evaluation challenges and approach to develop evaluation capacities
Facilitator: Egle Rimkute
Ownershipof the evaluationprocess;
Use of evaluationresultsinthe decision-makingprocess;
12.15–12.30 Wrap-upand conclusions– PeterVági
12.30–13.30 Break for lunch