TDC’s News & Updates

OECS Education Sector Strategy (OESS) Final Validation Meeting

November, 2019

St. Lucia

TDC Presenter: Susan Branker Greene, Principal Consultant


Following the Mid Term Review and presentation of the draft report at a meeting with Chief Education Officers, Directors, Planners and members of the MTR steering committee, the consultants from TDC and Mindbloom Consulting were given extensive feedback on their draft report, which they incorporated in a revised report. In addition, the consultants worked on the development of a costed implementation plan for 2019-2021 which integrated additional data collected from the Member States. This provided a more current picture of the progress being made on the strategy.

Therefore, a final validation meeting was held with senior education officials from the Member States and members of the Mid Term Review (MTR) Steering Committee to further validate the consultants’ findings. There were also discussions concerning the viability of the revised recommendations and the costed implementation plan.



OECS Education Sector Strategy (OESS) Mid Term Review

October, 2019

St. Kitts & Nevis

TDC Presenter: Susan Branker Greene, Principal Consultant


Targeted Development Consulting (TDC) in association with MindBloom Consulting undertook a Mid Term review of the OECS Education Sector Strategy (OESS) which began in 2012 and is scheduled to be completed in 2021.

With the first six years of this strategy already implemented, the Mid Term review sought to determine the efficiency, effectiveness, relevance and sustainability of the OESS. The information gathered in the Review is expected to inform the remaining years of the OESS and be integrated in the final evaluation on completion of the strategy.

TDC’s Susan Branker Greene was responsible for the presentation and validation of the findings of the review to senior officials from the OECS Member States.



OECS Education Support Project (OESP) Meeting

September, 2019


TDC Presenter: Susan Branker Greene, Principal Consultant


Targeted Development Consulting and the Education Development Management Unit (EDMU) joined forces to facilitate a final meeting of the OECS Education Support Project (OESP). The key stakeholders from the 4 Member States shared their insights and experiences of participating in the project during the course the 2 day workshop.
TDC provided an update on the results framework and presented a report on the findings synthesised from the four national reports prepared by the M&E focal points. TDC’s report covered various aspects including successes, challenges, lessons and best practices of the project. TDC also examined the sustainability of the project and shared recommendations for the future.



Early Childhood Development Regional Research Conference

February, 2018

Antigua & Barbuda

TDC Speaker: Susan Branker Greene, Managing Director


TDC principal, Mrs. Susan Branker Greene, presented Plenary Presentation: The Regional Framework of Action for Children: A Regional Update.

Conference held by: UNICEF and Caribbean Development Bank (CDB)



Training Session

January, 2018


TDC Speaker: Susan Branker Greene, Managing Director
Session Theme: Support to the Implementation of the Regional Education Strategy Project


TDC’s principal Susan Branker Greene was in Dominica for the first time since the horrific devastation caused by hurricane Maria.  While the landscape and infrastructure was severely damaged, Dominicans remain a resilient people who have pledged to keep on keeping on
TDC is proud and pleased to continue its work there to better equip the Ministry of Education (MOE) through the Global Partnership for Education and the OECS Commission and to provide the practical knowledge and tools to be able to start building on existing MOE systems, reallocating resources and or strengthening approaches currently being used for monitoring of teacher, students and school performance.
TDC will be working closely throughout 2018-2019 to develop national monitoring plans that can be fully integrated into existing Government systems to improve evidence based decision-making and planning in Education.



IDEAS/RELAC International Conference

December, 2017

Guanajuato, Mexico

TDC Presenter: Susan Branker Greene, Principal Consultant





American Evaluation Association

November, 2017

Washington DC, USA

TDC Speaker: Susan Branker Greene, Managing Director




African Evaluation Conference

March, 2017

Kampala, Uganda

TDC Speaker: Susan Branker Greene, Managing Director