Mon - Fri : 09:30 - 17:00
TCE Logo Small

Monitoring & Evaluation

Our Monitoring and Evaluation Team is a hand-picked group of M&E (MEAL) experts from around the world, who collectively have worked in over fifty countries providing M&E consultancy to organisations, NGOs, governments and educational institutions. We bring a vast array of experience and skills to any project we undertake, and have worked across a wide range of subject areas, on studies both big and small.

Project Archive

[ visit the complete project archive ]
Gavin Dudeney

Gavin Dudeney

Gavin Dudeney

Director: Technology & Logistics

Gavin combines his twin passions of education and technology in his work at TCE, providing project support to the M&E team in the following areas: planning and logistics, technology infrastructure, elearning and social learning platforms and apps, materials design, website design, analytics and data capture and analysis, reporting and data visualisation. 

Sample Work

Gavin has worked on M&E projects in the Americas, East Asia, South Asia, Sub Saharan Africa and Wider Europe, largely on projects conceived and managed by the British Council, as well as a variety of Leonardo and Erasmus funded projects across the EU over a number of years. Notable projects include: COELT Programme (South Africa), English by WhatsApp Programme (Southern Africa), Building Learning Foundations (Rwanda), English for Success (Kazakhstan), English Connects (Sub-Saharan Africa), Core Skills (the Americas) and Edge (Bangladesh, India, Nepal). More details on some of these projects can be found here.

Nicky Hockly

Nicky Hockly

Nicky Hockly

Director: Project Management & Pedagogy

As M&E Lead for TCE, Nicky’s work includes baseline, midline & impact evaluations of large long-term multi-country projects, as well as smaller short-term country/regional evaluations. With a strong background in teacher development & the application of learning technologies in education, her interests lie with evaluating the sustainability & scalability of educational projects in the Global South.

Sample Work

Nicky's recent work has included baseline, midline and/or impact evaluations of: British Council English Connects (12 countries - Sub-Saharan Africa), British Council English by WhatsApp (5 countries - Southern Africa), British Council Core Skills (5 countries - the Americas), and British Council Primary ICT (PICT) (4 countries - Asia), and smaller-scale evaluations of: an MoE digital education initiative in Slovakia, British Council English for Success programme in Kazakhstan, and British Council Cuauhtemoc Connected project in Mexico City, aimed at improving English language education for disadvantaged communities.

Jimena Hernandez

Dr Jimena Hernandez

Dr Jimena Hernandez

Senior Consultant

Jimena is a mixed method researcher who combines strong quantitative analysis background and abilities for statistical modelling using STATA; while also being well versed in qualitative analysis strategies: desk-based research, use of interviews, focus groups and structural observation with the support of ATLAS.ti.

Sample Work

Jimena's research focuses on the effects that educational policies and interventions may have on equality and opportunities. This research draws closely on the economics of education; design and evaluation of educational policy; as well as access, transition, and educational progression. She has carried out M&E for governments, NGOs and a variety of education institutions over the past ten years. Her most recent work, “Can dual apprenticeships create better and more equitable social and economic outcomes for young people? A comparative study of lndia and Mexico” is funded by The global Challenges Research Fund. 

Michael Watts

Dr Michael Watts

Dr Michael Watts

Senior Consultant

Michael focuses on education in the low- and middle-income countries of the Global South. His concerns with educational equity and the role of education in promoting human well-being continue to inform his M&E work in the primary, secondary and higher education sectors.

Sample Work

Michael is currently the Education Evaluation Lead on the FCDO-funded DELVe (Nigeria Human Development Evaluation, Learning and Verification Service) programme with responsibility for leading the evaluation of projects concerned with improving foundational skills, education in emergencies and community support to learning.  He was the M&E lead for the evaluation of the British Council’s English Connects project conducted by TCE.  Other recent work includes leading reviews of Ethiopia’s higher education sector (for the British Council and for Sida) and delivering education evaluation training programmes for Hanoi University, Vietnam.

Simon Borg

Dr Simon Borg

Dr Simon Borg

Senior Consultant

Simon is recognised internationally as a leading researcher and scholar in teacher education, specifically for his work on teachers’ beliefs and knowledge, professional development and teacher research. He also specialises in teaching research methods and supporting the development of research capacity among teachers and academics.

Sample Work

Prior to his freelance consultant career, Simon was Professor of TESOL at the University of Leeds, director of a large-scale teacher education project in Oman and manager of Research Degrees  in the School of Education. Since then, he has worked in the field of M&E  on projects in Albania, Burma, Egypt, Ethiopia, India, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Romania, Sudan, Syria and Ukraine. Most recent projects include: Lead M&E, British Council English Connects (South Africa); Lead M&E, British Council Al-Azhar Teacher Training Programme (Egypt);M&E, British Council English for the Community II (Romania); and M&E, British Council OETIS Project (Syria).

Colleen Fletcher

Dr Colleen Fletcher

Dr Colleen Fletcher

Senior Consultant

With 25 years of experience in teaching, administration and M & E of international and public schools in Sub Saharan Africa, Colleen focusses on authentically connecting learning to the context of the learner. Transformative learning through respecting and leveraging indigenous knowledge systems is key to what she believes makes for impactful and sustainable education.

Sample Work

Colleen currently works as a consultant for schools and private industry in developing and implementing teaching, learning and development practices that support diversity, inclusion and indigenous knowledge. Most recently she has also been part of evaluation teams for the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSA) and the International Baccalaureate in accreditation and re-accreditation evaluations of primary and secondary schools in several countries in Africa. Colleen also works with industry in developing more sustainable practices, particularly regarding practices that support social and environmental license to operate.

Terry Allsop

Terry Allsop

Terry Allsop

Senior Consultant

Terry specialises in medium- and large-scale M&E projects over a range of subject areas, and has worked in the fields of science, leadership, mentoring, HIV/AIDS education  and as the Director of a Cambridge-based research unit focussed on open and distance learning. 

Sample Work

Terry has worked on a number of M&E projects in countries including Nigeria, Myanmar, Syria, Lebanon, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Hong Kong, China, Afghanistan, Malawi, South Sudan and Ethiopia. Most recently he has been Team Leader for the final review of the eight-year £140 million ESSPIN programme in Nigeria, carried out M&E on a UNESCO-sponsored reform of initial teacher education in Myanmar and worked on an evaluation of a programme of support for 600,000 Syrian refugee young people in Lebanon.

Guillem Bonilla

Guillem Bonilla

Guillem Bonilla

Senior Data Scientist

Guillem combines analytical, statistical, and programming skills to collect, analyse, and interpret large data sets in order to develop data-driven solutions to difficult business challenges. Guillem specialises in statistics, coding languages, databases, machine learning and statistical modelling, and reporting technologies.

Sample Work

Guillem has collaborated on two TCE M&E projects as a Data Scientist. He has applied cutting-edge natural language processing techniques, such as text mining, sentiment analysis and topic modelling, to analyse Telegram and WhatsApp E-Learning chats. Additionally, he has produced comprehensive data extraction/analysis with R and created complex SQL queries for a project focused on reducing education exclusion during the lockdown and partial reopening in vulnerable communities of different African countries.

Ethical Conduct

At TCE we are committed to working with integrity and ensuring our work – including our training, our research and our monitoring and evaluation – meets the highest ethical standards.

Regulatory and Legal Compliance

  • TCE and its employees and consultants are required to comply with UK law and the laws of the countries in which we work.
  • TCE is fully compliant with the UK Data Protection Act 2018 working within the limits of data protection policies in the countries in which we operate.
  • TCE supports the UK Modern Slavery Act 2015.

Employment and Good Conduct

  • TCE’s employment practices are founded on the basis of non-discrimination. TCE employs its staff, including consultants, on merit and on their qualifications and abilities to carry out the work required of them.
  • TCE expects its employees and consultants to act with integrity at all times and not act in a manner that will damage TCE’s reputation.
  • TCE expects its employees and consultants to avoid conflicts of interest whenever possible and to report them if they arise so that appropriate support and guidance can be given.
  • TCE does not give or receive bribes. If an employee or consultant is offered a bribe, or a bribe is demand, they are expected to report it to TCE and to the relevant authorities in the country in which they are working.

Safeguarding

  • TCE is committed to ensuring the well-being of the people we work with and that the children and vulnerable adults we work with are protected.
  • TCE evaluators and researchers working with children and vulnerable adults are required to undergo a DBS (Disclosure and Disbarring Service) check and obtain a DBS certificate.

Ethical Code of Conduct

  • TCE’s monitoring, evaluation and research activities are guided by the principles of informed consent, voluntary participation, confidentiality and anonymity. Where anonymity cannot be guaranteed – for example, when a person’s position may lead to their identification – any public reporting of data generated by their participation will be discussed with them first and their consent to its use will be requested.
  • TCE encourages its employees and consultants to publish their work. Where that work has been externally funded, the approval of funders is to be sought before publication. All contributors to publications are to be acknowledged.

Environmental Protection

  • TCE will always seek to minimise the impact of its work on the environment.
© TCE - 2022 | website by TCE
calendar-full
linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram