STRENGTHENING MONITORING AND EVALUATION OF EDUCATION FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN ASIA AND THE PACIFIC: Elaborating regionally relevant

Indicators of ESD

3-4 December 2012 – UNESCO Office, Bangkok, Thailand

Agenda for Consultation Day One: Monday, 3 December 2012
Opening Session 10:00-10:30
Welcome Background and Agenda Self-Introduction of Participants

Investigating Approaches to Monitoring and Evaluation of ESD 9:30 Registration
Katie Vanhala, UNESCO Robert Didham, IGES 5 min. 10 min. 15 min. 20 min. 20 min. 15 min. 20 min. 30 min. 1 hour 10 min. 40 min. 15 min. 40 min. 20 min. 20 min.

ESD Country Status Presentation Robert Didham, IGES Reports 10:30-11:10 Questions and Discussion 11:10-11:25 Coffee Break ESD Learning Presentation Paul Ofei-Manu, IGES Performance Cases 11:25-12:15 Questions and Discussion 12:15-13:15 Lunch Background and Explanation Defining Desired Breakout Groups – Focus Session Purpose of M&E Presentation of Groups’ Findings Process Discussion on Key Points (chair: Katie Vanhala) & 13:15-15:00
Agreement on M&E Objectives, Target Users, and Desired Outputs

15:00-15:20 Coffee Break Background and Explanation of M&E of ESD Framework Considering Application of M&E Discussion on Key Points (chair: Robert Didham) 1. Does the framework provide a useful structure for addressing M&E of ESD Framework of ESD? Considering: a) sectors, b) types of indicators, c) key actors 15:20-17:15 and agents, d) leverage points and barriers
2. 3.

Concluding Discussion & Agreement on M&E structure and approach to be applied

Can this framework be used to elaborate the ESD Indicators? Considering: a) How does it link to the Learning Performance framework?, b) How does it link to the identified M&E objectives? Should we work towards a single, comprehensive M&E approach or should we consider a tiered M&E approach?

1 hour 35 min.

Day Two: Tuesday, 4 December 2012
Identifying and Elaborating ESD Indicators
Opening Session 9:30-10:00 Discussion on potential Indicators 10:00-10:45
Summary of Day One achievements Agenda for Day Two and Presentation of existing material on ESD Indicators Discussion on Key Points (chair: Abel Atiti)
1.

10 min. 20 min.

2. 3. 4.

Agreement on desired overall number of indicators and potential allocation

Regarding Mandate and Budget, is it better to address as background information across all sectors or should they be addressed as indicators for each section? How many indicators should we have (in total and per sections)? Who do we expect to report on the indicators (i.e. one stakeholder, multiple stakeholders, etc)? What would be the expected time scale for reporting? (i.e. regular collection and review of information, quarterly, or annual)?

45 min. 15 min. 50 min. 25 min.

10:45-11:00 Coffee Break Elaborating Potential Indicators Brainstorming of potential Indicators Ranking Preferred Indicators 11:00-12:15 12:15-13:15 Lunch Refining and Selecting ESD Indicators 13:15-14:30
Background and Explanation Breakout Groups – Focus Session: Refining Indicators using SMART criteria (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, Time-bound) Group Finalisation of Selected Indicators

1 hour
10 min. 50 min. 15 min. 30 min. 20 min.

14:30-15:00 Coffee Break & Groups upload selected indicators for presentation Presentation of Groups’ Findings and Selected Indicators Considering Application of M&E Indicator Mapping and Strategic Review of Indicators and M&E Framework of ESD Framework 15:00-16:30
Concluding Discussion (chair: Mario Tabucanon) & Agreement on ESD Indicators and Consideration of process for piloting

40 min. 30 min.