SACMEQ News February 2015

NRC Meeting on SACMEQ IV Data Analysis & Report Writing

In preparations for the SACMEQ IV Main Study data analysis and report writing in 2015,  SACMEQ National Research Coordinators (NRCs) and their Deputies (DNRCs) met at the Lugogo Hotel, in Mbabane, Swaziland during 16-20 February 2015. This meeting was officially opened by the  Minister of Education and Training in Swaziland, Hon  Mr Phineas Magagula; and  officially closed by Prime Minister of Swaziland, Hon. Mr Barnabas Sibusiso Dlamini . During this meeting, NRCs and their Deputies were trained on using the relevant software tools to merge, weight, and tabulate data. NRCs and their Deputies also had hands on experience of merging and weighting national data files, and were also provided with a head start on data analysis and report writing.