Evaluating Engagement

Discover the secrets of evaluation. This interactive course will guide you through the creation of an evaluation plan, data capture, interpretation and reporting. The session can be a full day, half day, or multiple smaller sessions. 



Successful public engagement can benefit research, researchers and the public – but how do you go about demonstrating this change? This workshop will guide you through the best evaluation processes showing you When, Why and crucially How to use evaluation to give you reliable and clear data. Demonstrate success to funders; record Impact for REF; learn how to improve your processes and have a better understanding of the people you are connecting with.


At the end of the workshop participants will be able to:

  • Understand the purposes, uses and limitations of evaluation

  • Apply event-appropriate evaluation methods in multiple scenarios

  • Prepare useful, answerable and relevant evaluation questions

  • Devise and deliver your own evaluation plan

  • Interpret and report evaluation data

About Jamie

Jamie is an award-winning freelance communicator and engagement professional with ten years’ experience in the delivery and evaluation of quality engagement projects. During the pandemic Jamie has delivered training to over 1,000 researchers and online events to 8,000 people. With a specialism in evaluation Jamie also provides consultancy services to charities and universities helping them to demonstrate their impact and understand their audiences and stakeholders.