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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD THAT HAS PASSED THE END DATE: 

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
Passed the End Date -
Status was "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  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "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  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Elective  50372   Further Education and Training Certificate: Municipal Finance and Administration  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Elective  57824   Further Education and Training Certificate: Public Administration  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  PSETA 
    Elective  36436   National Certificate: Local Economic Development  Level 4  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L4  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Elective  36438   National Certificate: Local Economic Development  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Elective  67467   National Certificate: Municipal Governance  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "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  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Elective  65649   National Certificate: Official Statistics  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  PSETA 
    Elective  50060   National Certificate: Public Administration  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  PSETA 
    Elective  48965   Certificate: Municipal Financial Management  Level 6  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L6  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Elective  36437   National Certificate: Local Economic Development  Level 6  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L6  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2023-06-30  LG SETA 
    Elective  20485   National First Degree: ABET Practice  Level 6  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L6  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2018-12-31  ETDP SETA 


    PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
    This information shows the current accreditations (i.e. those not past their accreditation end dates), and is the most complete record available to SAQA as of today. Some Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionaries have a lag in their recording systems for provider accreditation, in turn leading to a lag in notifying SAQA of all the providers that they have accredited to offer qualifications and unit standards, as well as any extensions to accreditation end dates. The relevant Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionary should be notified if a record appears to be missing from here.
     
    1. A4 Consultancy CC 
    2. Abacwaningi Business Solutions 
    3. Acorser Corporate and Business Consulting Cc 
    4. Advantage Training Services cc 
    5. African Alabaster 
    6. All Sorts 108 Skills Development PTY (Ltd) 
    7. Amabamba Recruitment 
    8. Aubrey Nyiko Business Enterprises 
    9. AVAX SA 481 CC. T/A Mandisa Development Services 
    10. Baswabile Communications & Production 
    11. Bephaswana Skills Development (Pty) Ltd 
    12. Bono Skills Development (PTY) Ltd 
    13. Buena Vista Learning Academy 
    14. Bull's Business and Skills Training Institute 
    15. Cale Developments 
    16. Central Institute of Professional Studies and Services 
    17. Centre for Africa Capacity Building and Development (Pty) Ltd 
    18. Chartered Institute of Management (Pty) Ltd 
    19. College of Cape Town TVET 
    20. Concepts of Sustainable Management (CSM) 
    21. Dee's Training ( PTY) Ltd 
    22. Dee's Training (PTY) LTD 
    23. DM Training Consultants 
    24. DotCentre Business Consulting 
    25. E-Login Business Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    26. Edequette Training Institute 
    27. Edutraining Business College 
    28. Equity Training and Consulting 
    29. Excellent Minds Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    30. Fachs Business Consulting and Training 
    31. Faranang Marketing 
    32. Fire Protection Association of Southern Africa 
    33. Fort Hare Trading Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    34. Free State Training and Development Institute 
    35. Furniture World Training Centre 
    36. Genvio (Pty) Ltd 
    37. Gleyding Management Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    38. Glicam Trading Enterprise 
    39. Glo Leb Training & Development 
    40. Growth Management Consulting 
    41. Hamonate Consulting 
    42. Harvestine Investments (Pty) Ltd 
    43. Harvitex cc 
    44. HDPSA 
    45. IALE School of Advanced Learning Education 
    46. ICM t/a Institute for Career Management 
    47. Inkqubeko Investment (Pty) Ltd 
    48. Institute of Busines Management of Southern Africa 
    49. IQ Skills Academy (PTY) LTD. 
    50. Jobafrik Consulting 
    51. Josmap Training Institute 
    52. Kgaka Kgolo Institute 
    53. Khongoloti Training Academy 
    54. Khuphula Training Solutions and Trading (Pty) Ltd 
    55. KOKANO PROJECTS PTY LTD 
    56. KYM MANAGEMENT CONSULTING 
    57. Le - Mark Training and Development Pty (Ltd) 
    58. Lead Afrika Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    59. Lewerb Holdings (PTY) Ltd 
    60. Life Long ABET Consulting 
    61. Limadi Industrial Projects 
    62. Mafamawethu Consultants 
    63. Majuba Technical Vocational Education and Training 
    64. Mamuhle Academy 
    65. MANCOSA Pty (Ltd) 
    66. Maritime Business Institute 
    67. MARS Business Consulting 
    68. Matash Holdings (Pty) Ltd 
    69. MATEPE INVESTMENTS (PTY) LTD 
    70. Matontech Trading Enterprise 
    71. Mgwezane Training and Management cc 
    72. MMPS Holdings 
    73. Morar Incorporated - KZN 
    74. Mortarboard Training Solutions 
    75. Mowils Consultants 
    76. MTK Corporate Solutions 
    77. Nare Training and Development 
    78. National School of Government (NSG) 
    79. Ndwamato Training Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    80. Nelson Mandela University 
    81. Nemalale Eagles Consultancy CC 
    82. Neopeo Trading & Projects 
    83. Networx for Career Development 
    84. Nghunyule Investments 
    85. Nkinane Trading Enterprise 
    86. Nokusho M Consulting and Trading 
    87. Orchards Graduate School (Pty) Ltd 
    88. Pachi Global Foundation 
    89. Pebetse Training and Consulting 
    90. Petra Institute of Development 
    91. Peuneo (Pty) Ltd 
    92. PFIM Trading (Pty) Ltd 
    93. Phoka Tshela Projects 
    94. PMA Holdings (PTY ) LTD. 
    95. Positive Thinking Consultants cc 
    96. Prestige Leaders Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    97. Prodigy Business Services 
    98. Progressive School of Business and Engineering (Pty) 
    99. Prospen Group (Pty) Ltd 
    100. PTDEV (Pty) Ltd 
    101. Ramazwi Security Service and Training Agency (Pty) Ltd 
    102. Rams Professional Training and Conferencing 
    103. Reflections Development Institute 
    104. Regen Institute of Leadership and Management Education 
    105. Regenesys Management (Pty) Ltd 
    106. Regenesys School of Public Management 
    107. Regent Business School (Pty) Ltd t/a Regent Business School 
    108. Resonance Institue of Learning 
    109. Ritepath HR Solutions 
    110. Saint Colonel Graduate Institute 
    111. Silalele Consulting CC. 
    112. Siza Nesu Training and Consultants 
    113. Sizanesu Consulting 
    114. Southern African Institute of Learning 
    115. Stellenbosch University 
    116. Step Ahead Academy (Pty) Ltd 
    117. Summat Training Institute (Pty) Ltd 
    118. Synergy Corporate Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    119. T Mabuya & Associates CC 
    120. Tachfin Holdings 
    121. Tembe Service Providers 
    122. Thandiwenathi (Pty) Ltd 
    123. Thinking Mind Trading 
    124. Tloumogale Business Development & Consulting 
    125. Tloumogale Business Development & Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    126. Tovani Traiding 299 
    127. Training Business 2 Business 
    128. Tshepang Consulting & Project 
    129. Tshwane Training Institute (PTY) LTD. 
    130. Tsoelopele Leadership Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    131. Ukwakhile Projects (PTY) Ltd 
    132. Umqondo Consultancy 
    133. UNIVERSITY OF BUSINESS EXCELLENCE(PTY)LTD 
    134. University of Fort Hare 
    135. University of Pretoria 
    136. University of Venda 
    137. Vala Nge Bhetshu Human Capital Development (Pty) Ltd 
    138. Vhutshilo Health And Training Organisation 
    139. Victorompie Enterprises CC. 
    140. Vuca Institute of Leadership Development 
    141. Vukauzakhe Traiding Enterprise 
    142. WEINVEST INVESTMENT CC 
    143. Weinvest Investments 



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