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Worker-led participatory research and evaluation Lessons from the real world Reflections of the SREPP participants
Document begins: Worker-led participatory 21 research and evaluation Lessons from the real world Reflections of the SREPP participants Compiled by Anne K. Eckman, Tom McQuiston and Tobi Mae Lippin Introduction About the self-sufficiency research In 1997, four U.S. union health and safety training and evaluation pilot project (SREPP) programmes entered into a three-year, multi-union The participants. Each of the four participating union health learning-action-research collaborative, the Self-sufficiency and safety training programmes selected a team of two to Research and Evaluation Pilot Project (SREPP). The initiative five worker trainers, along with one or more staff persons sought to build the research and evaluation capacities of and programme evaluators, to participate in the project. the participating unions' hazardous materials trainings, The same core group of team members attended all four funded by the U.S. National Institute of Environmental training workshops. Worker trainers had all led trainings for Health Sciences. union health and safety training programmes. Most worker trainers and programme staff had little or no prior SREPP offers a new model of participatory learning and action programme evaluation experience. in the area of worker health and safety. While there are important examples of participatory action research within The process. At its core, the ...