The Partnership evaluation and recommendations

The Partnership evaluation and recommendations

  • 7 February 2024

The evaluation of the partners for the Workpackage 3 of LeCAKE project highlights several creditable aspects as well as areas for improvement. Overall, participants express satisfaction with the project and partnership, noting positive experiences, learning, and relationships formed. However, challenges in communication, time management, decision-making, and inclusivity have been identified. The report outlines specific feedback, proposed improvements, barriers encountered, achievements, and perspectives on future EU projects.

Key feedback :

Things to Keep:

– Good satisfaction with projects and partnership.
– Positive feedback on responsiveness, communication, and relationships.
– Participants express interest in the project content and value gained experiences.
– Monthly meetings, meetings for Athens and Gelsenkirchen, Doodle, and Google Forms for organisation are appreciated.

Areas for Improvement:

1. Communication: Identified as a significant area for improvement, including better planning and advance discussion on activities.

2. Time Management: Participants suggest planning meetings and activities more in advance to avoid last-minute arrangements.

3. Decision Making: Feedback indicates the need for clearer decision processes, inclusivity, and space for discussion.

4. Objectives: Lack of clarity and defined outcomes necessitate clearer project objectives and utilization of SMART methodology.

5. Inclusivity: Suggestions to involve young ambassadors (YAs) more actively and ensure all members feel part of the project.

Proposed Improvements:

– Implementing regular YA dedicated meetings, improving time management through Gantt chart reference, and fostering more concrete discussions.

– Enhancing cohesion through monthly meetings and YA regular gatherings.

– Addressing fund management issues and ensuring clarity in objectives and decision-making processes.

Barriers Encountered:

– Challenges in communication, coordination, and decision-making due to multiple partners and roles.

– Language barriers and the need for clearer project design, particularly in practical application case studies.


– Positive feedback on maintaining contact, project coordination, and satisfactory communication.

– Expressions of satisfaction with the project manager’s attitude and work.

Participation in Future EU Projects:

– Participants express interest in future EU projects for the opportunity to collaborate, gain experience, and affect public policy positively.

– Recognition of the enriching nature of European cooperation and the relevance of topics addressed in such projects.

– Acknowledgment of improved project coordination and planning, despite challenges in fund management.

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