Professionals Using Gained Knowledge/ Skills
English: number or % of supported professionals using newly acquired knowledge/ skills for ensuring social protection
French: nombre ou % de professionnels appuyés utilisant les connaissances/ compétences nouvellement acquises pour assurer la protection sociale
Czech: počet nebo % podpořených specialistů využívajících nově nabytých znalostí/ dovedností k zajištění sociální ochrany
What is its purpose?
The indicator assesses the number of professionals working within the social protection system who have acquired new skills/ knowledge from the provided assistance and apply it in their work.
How to Collect and Analyse the Required Data
Collect the following data by conducting individual interviews with a representative sample of the supported professionals:
RECOMMENDED SURVEY QUESTIONS (Q) AND POSSIBLE ANSWERS (A)
Q1: Did you gain from [specify the provided assistance] any specific knowledge or skills which you use in your work?
A1: yes / no
(ask the following question only if the previous answer is YES)
Q2: Can you please tell me all the specific knowledge or skills you gained from the [specify the provided assistance] and use in your work?
A2: pre-define a list of the desired knowledge/skills (include also option “other – specify: …………………”)
Probe: Did you gain any other knowledge or skills that you currently use in your work?
(the following question is recommended but not mandatory)
Q3: How often have you used the [specify the knowledge / skill mentioned as an answer to question Q2]?
1) almost every day
2) a few times a week
3) a few times a month
4) once in a month
5) several times per year
6) once per year or less
Repeat Q3 for all the knowledge/skills listed as a response to Q2.
Calculate the indicator’s value (in percentages) by dividing the number of professionals using any of the gained knowledge/ skills in their work by the total number of interviewed professionals and multiplying the result by 100.
1) Since using only one piece of knowledge/ skill might be a relatively poor result, considering setting a minimum number/ type of the gained knowledge/ skills which the professional has to use in her/his work in order to be considered as “using newly acquired knowledge/ skills”.