Department for International Development (DFID)

The Department for International Development (DFID) is the part of the UK government that manages Britain's aid to poor countries and works to get rid of extreme poverty. As well as headquarters in London and East Kilbride, near Glasgow, DFID has offices in around 40 developing countries and provides aid to around 90 countries. DFID is working to reach the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the international targets agreed by the United Nations (UN) to halve world poverty by 2015.
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Project Name Description
Diagnostic Study on Teachers Absenteeism in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province (KP)
Education Fund for Sindh Baseline Study
Impact Evaluation of the Punjab Education Sector Programme & Punjab Education Roadmap
Midterm Evaluation of the Punjab Education Sector Programme
Perception Survey on Education Service Delivery in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Sample Survey for Student Assessment on Grade-2, Grade-4 & Grade 8 Learning Outcomes in Public Schools of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s and Newly Merged Districts
Scoping Possible Future Education Interventions in Azad Jammu and Kashmir
Teachers and Students Baseline Survey - KP Education Support Programme – TA Component
Technical Resource Facility for MNH
Third Party Verification for Final Impact Assessment of DFID’s Peacebuilding Support in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Objectives of the assignment were:

  • Review the implementing agency’s proposed methodology for the final impact assessment, including sampling, data collection, and data analysis, and submit recommendations to DFID on how to strengthen these
  • Accompany and monitor the data collection process for an agreed sample of respondents to verify that the agreed methodology is appropriately followed.
  • Verify the accuracy of the data collected by the implementing agency through call backs to an estimated 400 survey and interview respondents.
  • Gather feedback on the programme from key beneficiaries, including police officers (men and women), prosecutors, members of government-citizen engagement fora, community mediators, and key staff from the Department for Home and Tribal Affairs.