Evaluation: Developing your Approach - Online Training

Date and Time: 
Wednesday, August 26, 2020 - 10:00am to 12:30pm
Blackboard Collaborate (Online)
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This interactive course will encourage you to think about why evaluation is important, look at ways to get started, explore different techniques you can use, and consider what your findings can tell you and your organisation or funder. With an emphasis on how to conduct evaluation, join us for a programme of practical activities and discussion as together we demystify evaluation and find the fun in revealing and identifying your effectiveness.

Target participants

The course is aimed at academics and researchers, early career researchers, professional support staff, knowledge exchange and impact officers and community/public partners.

Learning objectives

  • To develop an awareness of the value and importance of evaluating public engagement.
  • To gain familiarity with the process of evaluation and the usefulness of planning.
  • To consider the uses of evaluation including improving activities; sharing good practice and reporting.
  • To begin to explore the issues and challenges of evaluating public engagement.
  • To continue to develop personal and professional skills, for example in communication, planning and critical reflection.
  • To increase confidence in evaluating public engagement activities.


This course will be facilitated by Suzanne Spicer. Find out more about our experienced training team here.

Course Fee

£60 per delegate (standard ticket) or £50 for PEP Network Members.

It is free to join the NCCPE's public engagement professionals network (or PEP Network), which aims to support public engagement professionals across the UK working in higher education and research to access CPD, peer support and the latest thinking on engagement.

Please note, booking for this training session closes on Monday 24th August. If you miss the booking deadline please email us to enquire about availability of places.