Survey design for quantitative data collection

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About the webinar

The Monitoring and Evaluation webinar series “Survey Design and Implementation” is a series of three live sessions addressed to M&E professionals working in the social sector. These webinars comprise a course which will help you get a comprehensive understanding of all the steps involved in survey design such as developing questionnaires and ethical considerations and in survey implementation such as designing tools and methods for data collection, monitoring and analyzing results. The third session will bring in real life examples from organizations who have been developing surveys using ActivityInfo.

The series is addressed to entry/intermediate level professionals and it is highly recommended that you join or watch the recordings of all webinars in their consecutive order so as to benefit from the complete course.

About this session

This is the first session which will introduce you to survey design basic considerations and share tips and best practices for designing questionnaires.

In summary, we will explore:

To survey or not to survey?

  • Factors determining the decision to implement a survey

Questionnaire development

  • Steps in questionnaire development

  • Standards for developing questionnaires

  • Best practices for questionnaire development:

  • Tips for writing questions

  • How to format the questionnaire?

  • Tips to ensure data quality

Ethical considerations in design phase

View the presentation slides of the Webinar.

Is this Webinar series for me?

  • Are you working in projects or programs in which you are called to develop, monitor and analyze surveys?
  • Are you looking for guidance on good practices for survey design and implementation?
  • Do you wish to ask questions about these topics?

Then, watch our webinar!

List of sessions

Survey Design and Implementation series:

  1. Survey design for quantitative data collection
  2. Survey implementation (May 23rd)
  3. Real life examples for survey design and implementation (June 27th)

About the Speaker

Ms Eliza Avgeropoulou earned her BSc from Athens University of Economics and Business, and her MSc degree in Economic Development and Growth from Lund University and Carlos III University, Madrid. She brings eight years of experience in M&E in international NGOs, including CARE, Innovations for Poverty Action and Catholic Relief Services (CRS). The past five years, she has led the MEAL system design for various multi-stakeholders’ projects focusing on education, livelihoods, protection and cash. She believes that evidence-based decision making is the core of high quality program implementation. She now joins us as our M&E Implementation Specialist, bringing together her experience on the ground and passion for data-driven decision making to help our customers achieve success with ActivityInfo.

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