Instructional materials

2018

  1. FULL version: Guide to Measuring Decent Jobs for Youth: Monitoring, evaluation and learning in labour market programmes

    02 May 2018

    The guide offers a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the topics of results measurement and impact assessment, their practical application in the youth employment field and how evidence created via results measurement strategies can lead to improved programming.

  2. Note 7: Evidence uptake in policy formulation

    02 May 2018

    This note guides readers on how to ensure the results of their youth employment evaluation can inform the formulation of pro-employment policy frameworks. This can be achieved by ensuring research questions are relevant through engagement with constituents; communicating research effectively; and synthesising and repackaging research for different audiences.

  3. Note 6: A step-by-step guide to impact evaluation

    02 May 2018

    This note is a step-by-step guide to implementing an impact evaluation for a youth employment interventions. The note will help to plan an impact evaluation from the programme perspective, from preparation, timeline and budget, data collection, programme implementation and finally the dissemination of evaluation results. It also clarifies the roles and responsibilities of stakeholders involved in the evaluation.

  4. Note 5: Impact evaluation methods for youth employment interventions

    02 May 2018

    This note first explores the fundamental impact evaluation question: “How can we show that the changes in outcomes we see result from our youth employment intervention?” and explains the theory behind methods that aim at establishing a clear cause and effect link, also known as attribution. The note to provide youth employment practitioners with an overview of the different tools available for an impact evaluation and discusses the features of certain evaluation designs which are particularly relevant for youth employment projects.

  5. Note 4: Enhancing youth programme learning through evaluation

    02 May 2018

    This note discusses potential motivations for conducting evaluations, including an overview of key knowledge gaps in youth employment, before introducing the reader to evaluation criteria and how to derive relevant evaluation questions. It gives an overview of performance and impact evaluation as well as cost-effectiveness and cost-benefit analyses.

  6. Note 3: Establishing a monitoring system

    02 May 2018

    This note summarizes the key steps for building a results based monitoring system for youth employment programmes. This includes guidance on visualizing a theory of change, defining a results chain and collecting, analysing and reconciling findings. The chapter includes innovations for technology powered M&E and lean data collection tools.

  7. Note 2: Concepts and definitions of employment indicators relevant for young people

    02 May 2018

    The objective of this note is to assist readers to choose appropriate outcome measures of their youth employment interventions. Readers can choose from a menu of decent work indicators, depending on the context and objectives of the particular project. The menu of youth employment indicators is broken down into four key dimensions: employment opportunities, employment quality, employment access and employment skills.

  8. Note 1: Diagnosing, planning and designing youth employment interventions

    02 May 2018

    This note guides readers through the processes and tools required to diagnose the state of labour markets and design an intervention focused on youth employment needs.

  9. Overview

    02 May 2018

    The guide offers a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the topics of results measurement and impact assessment, their practical application in the youth employment field and how evidence created via results measurement strategies can lead to improved programming.

  10. Guide on Measuring Decent Jobs for Youth: Monitoring, evaluation and learning in labour market programmes

    02 May 2018

    The guide offers a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the topics of results measurement and impact assessment, their practical application in the youth employment field and how evidence created via results measurement strategies can lead to improved programming.

  11. Kinofelis Programme Implementation Manual: Annexes

    26 March 2018

  12. Kinofelis Programme Implementation Manual

    26 March 2018

2017

  1. Trainer’s Guide for Rural Masons

    01 March 2017

    Training kit for rural masons

  2. Trainer’s Guide for Rural Masons - Learning Unit 5  Toilet construction

    01 March 2017

    Training kit for rural masons

  3. Trainer’s Guide for Rural Masons - Learning Unit 4  Concrete works

    01 March 2017

    Training kit for rural masons

  4. Trainer’s Guide for Rural Masons - Learning Unit 3  Masonry works

    01 March 2017

    Training kit for rural masons

  5. Trainer’s Guide for Rural Masons - Learning Unit 2  Setting out works

    01 March 2017

    Training kit for rural masons

  6. Trainer’s Guide for Rural Masons - Learning Unit 1  Basic knowledge

    01 March 2017

    Training kit for rural masons

  7. Handbook for Rural Masons

    01 March 2017

    reference guide covering the most common work activities when building a house

2016

  1. Employment and decent work in situations of fragility, conflict and disaster

    05 October 2016

    Guide and Toolkit