Value Proposition/Case Studies

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Template for Documenting Case Studies

Case Studies

Case Studies are comprised of:

  1. A description of the practice itself
  2. A description of the problems or issues addressed -- in context, taking into account cultural, situational and organizational factors
  3. Analysis of why a given practice is good -- what factors contribute to its success and enable changes?
  4. Analysis of key metrics (i.e., reduced curriculum development time by 20% over 6 month period; increased learning / retention rates by XX% over XX months)
  5. Background information on the lead organisation and relevant partners
  6. Timeline of project activities and milestones - from start to finish

Project Information

What is the Case Study?

Give a short summary (75-100 words)

What is the Content Focus?

  • 15 - 25 words
  • what are the main keywords

Organization Information

  • Name of Organization
  • Department
  • Location: City, Country
  • Focus
  • Strengths
  • Interests

Who is responsible for programming?

  • Who (role, function)
  • What is their position / title?
  • Their Organization


What are / have been the Successful Learning Program OR Intervention?

Explain.

Who are the Users? E.g. Stakeholders, Audience, Learners

Explain.

What is the Format?

Explain.

Why was the Learning Programme(s) originally created?

Explain.

What problem / challenge did it address?

Explain. Use metrics (numbers) if possible.



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Tip: Example - Address the Challenge of 70% Student Failure Rates

A needs analysis conducted by XXXX in 2000, identified 70% failure rates of secondary students as the top local priority. A simple effective media programme was designed to address it.


As a Result of the Successful Learning Programme, What Happened?

Good practices result from success factors or interventions.

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Tip: Example - Organization Madanphokhara's Success Factors
  • The organization's commitment to the process --- For example, they provided a significant block of prime time for the programmes (now 4.5 hours per week) and free access for teacher-producers to the internet to expand their access to new ideas and information sources;
  • Focus on Long-Term Goals -- Building local capacities is a long term process and needs to grow organically; the Madanpokhara project was designed with long term goals in mind, essentially following students through their last three years of secondary schooling; and;
  • Investment by the Community -- The programmes addressed a critical need for the whole community and therefore people (rather than donors) have invested to sustain it -- resources (the radio station), expertise (teachers), time (students), support (parents).




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Analyse Your Learning Programmes for "success factors" and "good practices".
Include at least three (3) factors or practices. Think about the following:
  • What was different between this learning programme and others? Did these differences contribute to the programme's success?
  • Were stakeholders more 'invested' or involved in the process and implementation?
  • Was the program needs-based? Did it meet a high priority need among stakehoders?
  • How did stakeholders respond to the program?
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Learning / Improvement

  • What did you learn from this / what could be improved and why?
  • If performance targets were not achieved, also explain.

Project Timeline / Key Milestones

Describe the project's timeline and key milestones, from start to finish (with major dates, if possible).