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PLA Notes CD-ROM 1988-2001 2 Force-field analysis: identifying forces for and against change
Document begins: PLA Notes CD-ROM 19882001 2 Force-field analysis: identifying forces for and against change Richard Montgomery Introduction education (NFE) schools in the haor (low-lying, flood prone) areas in the north-east. Concern This note describes the use of force-field already has five pilot NFE schools, but is analysis which I first came across during an thinking about extending their activities. ODA-commissioned institutional appraisal Community PRAs, which included wealth- ranking of households with school-age children, course. Originally, this technique was intended clearly showed that poorer families are not as a workshop tool for analysing a static being served by existing government schools. situation (to identify the forces which keep an institution in its present state). However, during More flexible school timings and curricula are two recent project visits it was used in a needed for this target group. modified form to provide a way of drawing staff and stake-holders into the planning Concern's five teacher trainers regularly come into contact with all existing schools, and process, defining possible objectives and how therefore have both local level and broader to attain them. The fact that the two examples knowledge of the programme. This group is described here are very different (a non-formal ...