PERSONAL ACTION PLAN AND EVALUATION
What did I learn and how am I going to use it?
This session is an opportunity for
people to formulate action plans to follow on from
this course and to assess what they have learned during
Copies of the Action Plan sheet
Sheets with evaluation questions
2 - 2.5 hour
10 - 30 people
This activity is designed to get
people to think what they can do within a specified
time, one or three or six months. Each person should
have a copy of the Action Plan sheet which
they work through alone.
First they must decide on their goal: what it is
they want to do in relation to what they have learnt
about racism, anti-Semitism, intolerance and xenophobia
and peer group education. It could relate to their
personal or professional life; it could be to acquire
more knowledge concerning the above mentioned issues;
to attend a course for anti-racist education; to read
a book about peer group education; to set up a training
course for peer educators; to talk with family and
friends about the increasing racist incidents etc.
Whatever they choose, it should be realistic and achievable
within the time frame that they specify.
After answering the questions alone they should
then form pairs to share their answers with each other.
Then in the large group each person should tell the
others what the goal is and how they will celebrate
when they achieved the goal. It is important to acknowledge
the difficulties that could lead to sabotage but,
finally to stress the need for - and the value of
For the evaluation it's important to use
a method of evaluation that best suits the group.
It is also important that the course evaluation is
an on going and joint affair (including discussion
of trainers and group behaviour). Described here is
one evaluation technique which has been successfully
used in different settings. Select a few sentences
which are appropriate for the evaluation session,
write them on a sheet and hand this out to the group.
Explain that these sheets will be handed in and that
they do not have to sign them.
• Right now I feel.....
• Next session I hope....
• The best thing about
this session was....
• One thing I really liked
• I wish I could....
• I think we could have....
• I learnt....
• One thing I did not like
• I would change....
• Next time we....
• This course has been...
• I want to know....
• I can propose....