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Seek for advice on Programme evaluation

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Aurielle Lee
2 October 2019
Seek for advice on Programme evaluation

Hi! We work for the ethical minority group in Hong Kong. The ultimate goal of our organisation is to make changes to public policies, such as to the education system or medical service. We spent much time working with community to identify common needs among them, as well as sharing information to decisionmakers so that they are better able to participate in formulating solutions. However, we found it really difficult to visualise what we have done as there are not always involve numbers. May we ask for your valuable advice on this matter? Thanks!

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Jason Jiang
21 February 2020

You can consider collecting quantitative data and presenting your results in a quantitative way through statistical analysis, to provide empirical evidence for the effectiveness of your services.

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Hobbs
10 February 2020

oh yesss... bar charts and emojis could be really eye-catching during presentations or sharing!

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Aurielle Lee
8 November 2019

Thank you Dr. MEL for your detailed reply. Those emojis are really cute and useful for our visulisation!

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Dr. MEL
16 October 2019

May I suggest using bar charts, emojis, or other visuals to represent the effectiveness of the program and its components? To be interpretable, all numbers can range from 0 to 100 and be convertible to graphics or visuals.

Please also see https://unicode.org/emoji/charts/full-emoji-list.html

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