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CHECK-LIST FOR EVALUATORS


Questions Answer
Preparation and design  
Is the implementation of a structured questionnaire with a representative sample justified by the need of statistical indicators?  
Is the survey carried out with a representative sample?  
Were the questions asked and the answers collected understandable and straightforward?  
Were the length of the questionnaire appropriate?  
Does the questionnaire have check questions?  
Implementation  
Has the questionnaire been checked?  
Were the techniques used to conduct the questionnaire with the various categories of respondents (face-to-face questionnaire, by telephone, etc.) coherent?  
Has a monitoring and control process been organised for the interviewers?  
Have training or guidance sessions been set up?  
Were the interviewers independent from the policy / programme under evaluation?  
Was the number of respondents high enough to be representative?  
Is the degree of accuracy required for quantitative data related to the purpose of the evaluation?  
Were the findings proposed and explained to the various categories of stakeholders and beneficiaries?  
Were the findings combined with other tools of information and analyses used by the evaluators?  

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CHECK-LIST FOR MANAGERS


Questions Answer
Is the implementation of a questionnaire with a representative sample justified by the need of statistical indicators?  
Is the survey carried out with a representative sample?  
Has the questionnaire been checked?  
Is the degree of accuracy required for quantitative data related to the purpose of the evaluation?  
Were the findings combined with other tools of information and analyses used by the evaluators?  

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