Self-assessment questions (SAQ)

SAQ 1

Fill in the missing words from the selection below:

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SAQ 2

Below is a list of questions – each one describes the focus of a specific quadrant of the Evidence Planning Template. Select the correct description for each one.

a. What does your project, organisation or business improve?

a. 

Limit


b. 

Enhance


c. 

Reuse


d. 

Replace


The correct answer is b.

b. What does your project, organisation or business constrain?

a. 

Reuse


b. 

Enhance


c. 

Replace


d. 

Limit


The correct answer is d.

c. What does your project, organisation or business substitute?

a. 

Enhance


b. 

Replace


c. 

Limit


d. 

Reuse


The correct answer is b.

d. What does your project or organisation build upon?

a. 

Enhance


b. 

Limit


c. 

Replace


d. 

Reuse


The correct answer is d.

SAQ 3

Read the following statement:

We have been asked to talk to the Ministry of Education in Tanzania about our experiences in Malawi. We are excited about setting up a new project in a different country. Our intervention helped teachers improve their classroom teaching skills. We know that our intervention worked in Malawi, therefore it will work in Tanzania.

Which one of the following sentences holds the implicit assumption?

a. 

We have been asked to talk to the Ministry of Education in Tanzania about our experiences in Malawi.


b. 

We are excited about setting up a new project in a different country.


c. 

Our intervention helped teachers improve their classroom teaching skills.


d. 

We know that our intervention worked in Malawi, therefore it will work in Tanzania.


The correct answer is d.

SAQ 4

Identify the four most important questions to consider to ensure your thinking is as wide as possible when completing the Evidence Planning Template. (You’ll need to uncheck all of the boxes to make the ‘Reveal answer’ function work.)

a. 

Where will the work be done?


b. 

What impact will it have on the global market, the environment, society?


c. 

Why is this important work?


d. 

What impact will it have on a particular sector or practice?


e. 

What impacts will it have on beneficiaries, consumers, user groups, employees or the community?


f. 

Who will do this work?


g. 

When will this work be done?


h. 

What impact could it have on your work/life?


The correct answers are b, d, e and h.