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Improving Children's Well-being - Evaluation of NRC's Better Learning Programme in Palestine

Subject/Objective: 
This evaluation: RETROSPECTIVELY examines what NRC has been able to accomplish to date in supporting and sustaining protective,inclusive, enabling learning environments through BLP’s focus on psycho-educational support to learners affected by a combination of protracted and acute crises in Palestine; and PROSPECTIVELY help NRC strategize on how it can leverage on the successes and shortcomings of BLP’s approach to date to ensure that institutional duty bearers in Palestine and other emergency settings can better support student well-being and learning outcomes through school-based psycho-educational support.
Methodology: 
The evaluation adopted the following approaches to answering the evaluation questions noted in the Introduction: (1) Key stakeholder interviews with key individuals within NRC and externally; (2) Desk review of project documentation to date; (3) Further quantitative analysis of project-collected data and UNRWA student achievement/attendance records of former BLP 2 beneficiaries; (4) Most Significant Change stories collected from past project beneficiaries; and (5) Workshops with NRC Education team/key internal stakeholders at the conclusion of fieldwork. For each question within the evaluation, data was triangulated from at least two different approaches/sources.
Assessment Report: 
Publicly Available
Assessment Questionnaire: 
Publicly Available
Assessment Data: 
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Assessment Date(s): 
01 Jan 2016
Status: 
Report completed
Population Type(s): 
Children
Cluster(s)/Sector(s): 
Leading/Coordinating Organization(s): 
Norwegian Refugee Council
Location(s): 
occupied Palestinian territory
Theme(s): 
Mental Health / Psycho Social Support
Monitoring and Evaluation