Presentation on theme: "MICS Web Dissemination. UNICEF TODAYS AGENDA MICS on www.childinfo.orgwww.childinfo.org Easy to build MICS3 Country Website, based on: – Microdata Management."— Presentation transcript:
UNICEF TODAYS AGENDA MICS on www.childinfo.orgwww.childinfo.org Easy to build MICS3 Country Website, based on: – Microdata Management Toolkit – DevInfo MICS on government websites MICS on www.unicef.org/country/www.unicef.org/country/
UNICEF www.childinfo.org MICS 1 & 2 History of MICS MICS 3
UNICEF MICS3 on www.childinfo.org Background Questionnaires Manual Data Processing Tabulation Plan Model Reports Countries Workshops Documents
UNICEF MICS3 on www.childinfo.org Background Questionnaires Manual Data Processing Tabulation Plan + Model Reports Countries Workshops Documents Modules by Country National Reports Microdata: after country reports are released & only available by request Survey Profiles Dissemination Tools Other Survey Tools Links to National Sites
UNICEF MICS 3 Country Website Why? Least resources, most coverage and flexibility, access by local population in local language. How? Microdata Management Toolkit DevInfo Your option What? Data, reports, real life stories, messages, photos, videos, diaries, interviews, etc. Resources: Host website (ideally country statistical website) Support team/person $$
UNICEF 4 basic options of making MICS available online 1. Make references to MICS3 data on www.childinfo.org from a country statistical/governmental or from the country UNICEF website.www.childinfo.org 2. Create a MICS related entry/page on a country statistical/ governmental or on the country UNICEF website. 3. Static data representation – make a compilation of MICS tables, graphs and maps available on the country statistical/ governmental or on the UNICEF country web site (suggestion – using DevInfo technology). 4. Dynamic data representation – a more complex way of representing data online. Making the database itself available on the web, using DevInfo technology.
UNICEF DevInfo as MICS Dissemination Tool Dynamic data presentation – National DevInfo web- based database –www.devinfo.info/TSED/www.devinfo.info/TSED/ –www.devinfo.info/MDGInfo2006/www.devinfo.info/MDGInfo2006/ –Work in progress: Kyrgyzstan Static data presentation – MICS web galleries compatible with web sites and platforms outside of DevInfo –Brazil presentationBrazil presentation
DevInfo Dynamic Presentation of Data Main Features: Customizable web interface (headlines, colours and images) –e.g. MDG regional info Multi-lingual support: –interface – (Mongolia, Lao, etc. already have their databases in the local languages) –database - any local languages Ownership: country-ownership
UNICEF DevInfo Dynamic Presentation of Data Main Features: Access: language-based local access with customizable user preferences Purpose: tailored for advanced users interested in manipulating MICS data, creating their own reports, tables, graphs and maps Users: Government, statistical agencies, international organizations, researchers, etc.
UNICEF DevInfo Dynamic Presentation of Data Required Resources ($$) 1.Creating a database & customizing of the interface 2.Identifying the hosting server: 1.Organizations own server 2.Local server provider 3.DevInfo server 3.Identifying support team (database manager, web- master, server support). 1.Local support team 2.DevInfo support team 4.Budgeting ($$)
UNICEF DevInfo Static Presentation of Data - Web Galleries Where? Implementing agency websites: –National governments web sites –Statistical Offices web sites UNICEF country web sites DevInfo country MICS platform (Tanzania, Malawi going to implement) Other – your ideas
UNICEF MICS DevInfo Web Galleries Main Features Content control: well organized presentation of reports, tables, charts and maps prepared by trained professionals that: –Highlights key findings –Emphasizes main messages –Ensures precision and logic in data presentation Flexibility: Wide selection of reports searchable and browsable by user Consistency: Clarity and consistency of format and labeling between various sections of the MICS report
UNICEF Customization: MICS web gallery is a self-sustained customizable unit that can be adopted to the design of an already existing website or have an interface of its own Multi-purpose: each DevInfo gallery can be customized in more than one way and used for more than one web site (e.g. Brazil)Brazil MICS DevInfo Web Galleries Main Features
UNICEF DevInfo Web Galleries – Required Resources ($$) 1.Creating the database and generating desired reports 2.Identifying the platform: web sites that will host the web gallery 3.Identifying web-support: each gallery can be customized to fit the design of an existing web site. Web-developer/producer input required to customize the web gallery (e.g. Brazil).Brazil
UNICEF UNICEF Country Web Sites Which of your countries already have national UNICEF websites? Where could MICS web galleries fit in those sites?
UNICEF Government Statistical Offices Websites Identify the national statistical websites that are already operating and may be used as a platform for MICS web dissemination
UNICEF Why publicize MICS results on Government and UNICEF web sites? Practical: Designated web space @ no additional cost Logical: logical stop for MICS information shopping before, during and after the national seminar Flexibility: the most flexible tool, fits user demands for data and information presentation, formats, etc. High coverage: UNICEF web products receive a lot of traffic, reaching users beyond the usual suspects.
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