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The main aim of activity of consumers’ protection organizations is to educate consumers, to investigate and solve their problems, to help them to understand their rights as well as rise awareness of consumers. In order to complete their mission consumers’ organizations often come across necessity to carry out qualitative research – to organize round table discussion, objective interview, analysis of material and etc. But many consumers’ organizations even don’t know the essantial things about qualitative research. If they would aware about methodology of such type of investigations, they able to help for consumers more effectively and professionally.
The purpose of project is to enable consumers’ protection organizations with little or no previous experience of research to gain a basic understanding of qualitative research and the potential for this type of research in consumers’ organizations.
The tasks of project:
Other results and expectations from project:
Surveys of consumers’ organizations about consumers’ protection systems in their contries, problems and positive sides of system in each country.
Analysis of consumers’ organizations knowledges in qualitative research fields, its application solving consumers’ problems.
One-day seminar in Lithuania about qualitative research. Consumers’ organizations have gained basic knowledge about methods of qualitative research and got certificates.
One-day seminar in each partner country about qualitative research for minimum 12-14 learners from consumers’ organizations, ordinary consumers, teachers, lecturers. This seminar is led by those learners, who participated in one-day seminar in Lithuania.
Prepared handbook (e-version) for consumers’ organizations about of qualitative research and its application for consumers’ matters – Methodology of Qualitative Research for Consumers’ Organizations.
Consumers’ organizations implemented qualitative research in their countries.
Prepared paper version of Compendium and Methodology of Qualitative Research for Consumers’ Organizations. This material also is put into project’s website and CDs.
Published project’s leaflet.
Compendium and Methodology of Qualitative Research for Consumers'Organizations.