Creative Consulting & Development Works

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Tag: fieldwork

Ethics in research and how to handle socio-economic challenges in fieldwork

18 January 2017

Ethics in research are extremely important and should always be maintained to ensure that researchers conduct their work in a professional manner. Basically put, ethics are the rules that distinguish between “right” and “wrong”, “bad” and “good”, ethics are about the norms for conduct that distinguish between acceptable and unacceptable […]

Safety In The Field: Mitigating Risks In High Risk Areas

27 September 2016

Although much of our work focuses on vulnerable populations, evaluators, researchers, social scientists and development practitioners often minimise the risks of going into high risk areas. We work with communities who are welcoming and share our intentions to keep them and the field work team safe. Why is there risk? […]

The visible success of investing in education programmes

15 September 2016

Creative Consulting & Development Works’ evaluation team recently spent two weeks in the valley and hills of KwaZulu-Natal conducting fieldwork for a 3-year long evaluation on a South African school-based programme. The first two days of fieldwork were spent at a learner camp hosted by the Zenex Foundation and held […]