Elanor Jackson is an independent consultant specializing in gender equality, women’s rights and child protection issues and participatory approaches to learning. She has facilitated gender assessments of programmes and organisations, organisational learning assessments and theories of change and designed and facilitated participatory research projects and programme evaluations. Recent projects include developing and facilitating gender equality training for DFID and FCO; a programme evaluation for Womankind on violence against women and girls in Tanzania; a scoping study to inform the Comic Relief POWER UP Grant to support women’s and feminist movements; developing safeguarding training for Saferworld Country offices and partners. Elanor is also an Associate Gender Advisor for the British Council.
Elanor has 29 years track record working with international NGOs in the UK and overseas, with international and local NGOs (Africa, Asia and Latin America). She has expertise in supporting programme quality, participatory monitoring, learning and reflective practice, developing monitoring and learning systems, NGO partnership, designing and undertaking research, developing and delivering training courses on child protection, child participation. She has worked with INTRAC on delivering training on MEL and on an assessment of Girls Not Brides’ capacity development work. She was Head of Programmes for ChildHope for 6 years and has strong skills in programme development and design, writing successful proposals to a range of donors, programme management and staff management and mentoring and facilitating organisational development and strategic planning. She has a Masters in Human Nutrition from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, is fluent in Spanish and has a good standard of Portuguese.