Research Evaluation


IAEA is an empanelled agency for evaluation with National Literacy Mission. It has already conducted 42 external evaluations of Total Literacy Campaigns, Post Literacy Programmes, Continuing Education Programmes, Jan Shikshan Sansthans, Population and Development Education Programmes implemented by State Resource Centres. It had also conducted two studies - one on the Impact of Literacy Campaigns in Haryana State and another was Diagnostic Study on Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan in Katihar District, Bihar. A prestigious Study on Edusat National Network Utilisation by the Consortium for Educational Communication/University Grants Commission assigned by Development and Educational Communication Unit (DECU) of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), Ahmedabad was also conducted.

Click here to download list of evaluation done so far by the association - EvaluationList.pdf

External Evaluation of Namakkal Jan Shikshan Sansthan

Indian Adult Education Association conducted External Evaluation of Jan Shikshan Sanshan, Namakkal from August 22-26, 2011 to assess the quality of programmes organized and the impact of the programmes on the beneficiaries. The assessment was done for the three years i.e. 2007 to 2010. The evaluation team consisted of adult educators, vocational education experts, research analysts and financial experts. Stratified random sampling method was used to select 150 exbeneficiaries fairly covering rural, urban blocks, males, females, SC, ST, OBC, Muslim Minorities and Others. The evaluators also interviewed the Chairman, members of the Board of Management, PRI members, and representatives of the collaborating agencies, Director and staff of JSS. Secondary data was taken from the reports, records and registers. The evaluation team also visited the on-going vocational training centres to personally see the facilities available and interviewed successful ex-beneficiaries by administering standard interview schedule to know about the quality and usefulness of the training to enable them to pursue self/wage employment.