Welcome to the Evaluation in humanitarian settings course.  UNICEF is a major humanitarian actor, and it is important that evaluation is undertaken to improve accountability for results and produce organizational lessons learned.
This online course presents a concrete emergency scenario that guides participants through the evaluation process before, during and after an emergency. It underlines the importance of evaluation in accountability and in learning goals, as outlined in the Core Commitments for Children in Humanitarian Action, and it provides some concrete guidance.     
The module is not a technical training on evaluation theories, approaches and methods.

This is a single elearning module. The full course - only availabe on the Agora platform - includes additional modules and resources. 

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Is this course for me?
The module is open to all humanitarians staff, in particular those involved in monitoring and evaluation activities who are interested in developing greater awareness regarding evaluation in humanitarian settings. This would include monitoring and evaluation staff seeking to grow professionally and strengthen the evaluation function, as well as relevant staff who would like to improve their understanding of evaluation in humanitarian situations.  

The module was originally designed for UNICEF staff.
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How will I benefit from this course?
On completion of this course you will:
  • Understand how evaluation during emergencies is different, but rooted in the consistent evaluation principles.
  • Know how to prepare for handling an emergency in your own country office. M&E in emergencies affects everyone, so advance preparation is key
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How long will it take?
 It should take you about 1-2 hours to complete. 

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How much does it cost?
 This course is free.

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Will I get a certificate at the end?
 Yes! You will be able to download a certificate after you have completed all the modules and the feedback form.

The word START and a question mark in a circleHow do I start?
 Click on       Join        button on this page. This will take you through to the course modules. Don't worry, if you stop a module halfway through, you can always continue later from where you left off.

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PHAP Credentialing Program: Understanding the Humanitarian Ecosystem

This course will help you prepare for the PHAP Credentialing Program certification in Understanding the Humanitarian Ecosystem.

In particular, the course will address segment 3.3 of the certification assessment outline. It also addresses some aspects of segment 3.3..

Read more about the PHAP Credentialing Program