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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Demonstrate knowledge and insight into the principles of monitoring and evaluation in assessing organisation and/or programme performance in a specific context 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
337063  Demonstrate knowledge and insight into the principles of monitoring and evaluation in assessing organisation and/or programme performance in a specific context 
ORIGINATOR
Task Team - Public Sector 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies Public Administration 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Reregistered  2018-07-01  2023-06-30  SAQA 06120/18 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2024-06-30   2027-06-30  

In all of the tables in this document, both the pre-2009 NQF Level and the NQF Level is shown. In the text (purpose statements, qualification rules, etc), any references to NQF Levels are to the pre-2009 levels unless specifically stated otherwise.  

This unit standard does not replace any other unit standard and is not replaced by any other unit standard. 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
This Unit Standard is intended for learners who do not have formal training in monitoring and evaluation (M&E), but who have an embedded monitoring and evaluation function within a work profile. It should assist in raising the level of consciousness of learners in different contexts about monitoring and evaluation. It will be useful for Monitoring and Evaluation Specialists, Monitoring and Evaluation Practitioners, Senior Managers, Parliamentarians, Politicians, Decision Makers, Directors General and Deputy Directors General, Chief Directors, Directors, Ministers, Heads of Department, Users with an oversight role and Portfolio Committees, Non Governmental Organisations and business organisations.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Explaining the purpose of monitoring and evaluation as a management function.
  • Analysing current Policy and organisational documents relating to monitoring and evaluation.
  • Conceptualising a monitoring and evaluation system for a selected programme, project or organisation.
  • Assessing how monitoring and evaluation is applied in specific work roles. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that learners are competent in:
  • Communication at NQF Level 4
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 4. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    In this Unit Standard Public Sector refers to all tiers of Government and Organs of State. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Explain the purpose of monitoring and evaluation as a management function. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Reasons why Government has introduced monitoring and evaluation as a national priority are explained with examples. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Reasons include, but are not limited to:
  • Support policy development, planning, budgeting, policy analysis and review, accountability and transparency.
     

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The role of monitoring and evaluation in management at policy, strategic, programme and project level are explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The relationship between indicators and a programme/project plan or organisation strategic plan is explained with reference to expectations and the measurement of performance at different levels. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Analyse current Policy and organisational documents relating to monitoring and evaluation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A range of policy documents is scrutinised to explain concepts related to monitoring and evaluation. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    In the Public Sector documents include, but are not limited to:
  • Policy Framework for the Government Wide Monitoring and Evaluation System, Framework for Managing Programme Performance Information and current discussion documents.
     

  • ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Ways in which the components of monitoring and evaluation are integrated into other processes are analysed with reference to relationships at macro, mezzo and micro levels. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The roles of key institutions/units/divisions in implementing the system are discussed with reference to performance information management and implementation strategies. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The alignment of plans and implementation structures is explained with reference to the implications for organisation and/or programme performance in different sectors at different levels. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    In the Public Sector alignment refers to Provincial Growth and Development Strategies and Local Integrated Development Plans with National Spatial Development Perspective is.
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Conceptualise a monitoring and evaluation system for a selected programme, project or organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The components of a monitoring and evaluation system are analysed in order to explain the links between strategy, processes and structure. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The framework for a monitoring and evaluation system is developed to assess the performance of an organisation or programme. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Assess how monitoring and evaluation is applied in specific work roles. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Different roles and responsibilities in a monitoring and evaluation process are discussed critically with reference to reporting structures and the strategic goals of an organisation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The application of a monitoring and evaluation system in specific roles is evaluated in terms of positive and negative implications. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Anyone assessing a candidate against this Unit Standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA or ETQA where a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) exists with the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this Unit Standard must be accredited as a provider through the relevant ETQA or ETQA where a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) exists with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be overseen by the relevant ETQA according to the moderation guidelines and the agreed ETQA procedures. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    The learner is able to work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organisation or community in understanding own role in a monitoring and evaluation process. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    The learner is able to communicate effectively in explaining monitoring and evaluation concepts and own role in a monitoring and evaluation process. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    The learner is able to demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by recognising that problem-solving contexts do not exist in isolation in explaining the alignment of plans at different levels and the implications for organisation and/or programme performance. 

    UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    N/A 

    REREGISTRATION HISTORY 
    As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this unit standard was Reregistered in 2012; 2015. 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    N/A 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  57712   Further Education and Training Certificate: Generic Management  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  50081   Further Education and Training Certificate: Leadership Development  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Elective  50372   Further Education and Training Certificate: Municipal Finance and Administration  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Elective  57824   Further Education and Training Certificate: Public Administration  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  PSETA 
    Elective  36436   National Certificate: Local Economic Development  Level 4  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L4  Reregistered  2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Elective  36438   National Certificate: Local Economic Development  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Elective  67467   National Certificate: Municipal Governance  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  50205   National Certificate: Municipal Integrated Development Planning  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Elective  65649   National Certificate: Official Statistics  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  PSETA 
    Elective  50060   National Certificate: Public Administration  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Reregistered  2023-06-30  PSETA 
    Elective  48965   Certificate: Municipal Financial Management  Level 6  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L6  Reregistered  2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Elective  36437   National Certificate: Local Economic Development  Level 6  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L6  Reregistered  2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Elective  20485   National First Degree: ABET Practice  Level 6  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L6  Reregistered  2021-06-30  ETDP SETA 


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