Thelma ObiakorLead, Research and Evaluation
- Public Policy
- Poverty Reduction Strategies
- Development Communication
- Data Management
- MSc, University of Cambridge, England
- BSc, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
With over 7 years of experience in research, management, multi sector analysis, financial analysis, macro and micro economics, teaching, and decision analysis, Thelma has the breadth and depth of experience needed to conduct multi-sector, and middle to large scale research that influence policy and decision making
Cloneshouse Nigeria designs inclusive, cost-effective, monitoring and evaluation approaches for state institutions. With this we believe institutions can become sustainable.
Prior to joining us in late 2017, Thelma worked as a researcher in think tanks and research organisations across Canada and Nigeria, and has spearheaded research funded by large donor organisations. Outside of research, she has taught economics at the undergraduate level in Canada, and at the high school level in public schools in Nigeria.
In 2019, she authored the Nigeria Readiness Assessment (NRA), an assessment of federal ministries in Nigeria for Results – Based Monitoring and Evaluation.
There are computer assisted tools that allow you to create questionnaires (data collection), create validation protocols, code respondent entries, conduct analysis in real time, and present your findings. As internet penetration deepens, and mobile phones are becoming ubiquitous, processing quantitative and qualitative data is becoming seamless, and less rigorous. Find below in the table, someApril 30, 2021
When constructing your questionnaire, you aim to assemble statistically helpful information about a topic. When your questionnaire is properly constructed and responsibly administered, it can give you valuable data about a given subject. You may be planning to draft out open or closed questions to collect data, so, given all these, it is pertinent toFebruary 25, 2021
The most important role of your findings is to improve your program or develop new programs. They can tell you if your program is functioning at its best or if you are having the results you wanted. An approach to taking a deeper dive into improving your program is by organizing reflection workshops. A thoroughJanuary 13, 2021