Impact and evaluation

Trusted Standard

Trusted Standard helps charities and voluntary organisations improve the quality of their work, and communicate that quality through accreditation

  • Governance
  • Business planning and strategy
  • Impact and evaluation

Creating partnerships for success

  • Collaboration
  • Impact and evaluation

Planning for tomorrow's workforce

  • Employing and managing staff
  • Business planning and strategy
  • Impact and evaluation

Impact round-up: May 2022

  • Impact and evaluation

Respond, recover, reset: What the voluntary sector can learn from the past two years

  • Funding and income
  • Impact and evaluation
  • Responding to crises

How we delivered a programme evaluation with partners Rocket Science

  • Impact and evaluation
  • Collaboration

Charities' 'competitive behaviours' in contracting negatively impacting sector

  • Impact and evaluation

Impact round-up: August 2022

In this edition, Sandy Chidley, senior consultant, spotlights opportunities in impact and evaluation and shares useful evaluation resources and training opportunities

  • Impact and evaluation

Impact round-up: Autumn 2022

In this edition, Sandy Chidley, senior consultant, spotlights opportunities in impact and evaluation and shares useful evaluation resources and training opportunities

  • Impact and evaluation

Impact round-up: Winter 2023

Evaluation consultant Carol Jennions looks at wellbeing evaluation and shares useful resources alongside some exciting new training opportunities

  • Impact and evaluation

Creating partnerships for success

  • Collaboration
  • Impact and evaluation

Planning for tomorrow's workforce

  • Employing and managing staff
  • Business planning and strategy
  • Impact and evaluation

Impact round-up: May 2022

  • Impact and evaluation

Respond, recover, reset: What the voluntary sector can learn from the past two years

  • Funding and income
  • Impact and evaluation
  • Responding to crises

How we delivered a programme evaluation with partners Rocket Science

  • Impact and evaluation
  • Collaboration

Charities' 'competitive behaviours' in contracting negatively impacting sector

  • Impact and evaluation

Impact round-up: August 2022

In this edition, Sandy Chidley, senior consultant, spotlights opportunities in impact and evaluation and shares useful evaluation resources and training opportunities

  • Impact and evaluation

Impact round-up: Autumn 2022

In this edition, Sandy Chidley, senior consultant, spotlights opportunities in impact and evaluation and shares useful evaluation resources and training opportunities

  • Impact and evaluation

Impact round-up: Winter 2023

Evaluation consultant Carol Jennions looks at wellbeing evaluation and shares useful resources alongside some exciting new training opportunities

  • Impact and evaluation

Key findings from Time Well Spent 2023

New data reveals how much volunteering has transformed over recent years

  • Impact and evaluation
  • Involving volunteers

Monitoring and evaluation frameworks

Learn how to develop a monitoring and evaluation framework and see some examples

  • Impact and evaluation

Developing a monitoring and evaluation framework

Learn about how to create a monitoring and evaluation framework

  • Impact and evaluation

Examples of monitoring and evaluation frameworks

View what some monitoring and evaluation frameworks look like for different organisations

  • Impact and evaluation

Choosing your evaluation methods

Learn about which evaluation method will be best for the type of evaluation work you're doing

  • Impact and evaluation

Choosing your method

Find out about the process of choosing evaluation methods, and what some of those common evaluation methods are

  • Impact and evaluation

Using interviews

Learn about what types of interviews there are and what to consider when running interviews

  • Impact and evaluation

Planning and running focus groups

Learn about how to plan for and run focus groups

  • Impact and evaluation

Designing questionnaires

Learn about the basics of questionnaire design

  • Impact and evaluation

Using creative data collection methods

Learn about different creative data collection methods and when they can be used

  • Impact and evaluation

Using secondary data

Learn what secondary data is and how to find it

  • Impact and evaluation

Creating a theory of change for your charity (1 day)

Learn how to create your own theory of change and narrative. This course will challenge you to think critically about what you're doing and why

Outcomes and impact measurement (1 day)

Learn how to create an evaluation plan to better understand and demonstrate the difference your work makes

Tools and methods for measuring outcomes (1 day)

This course will help you explore ways to collect data that’s relevant to your organisation and the people you serve

Tools and methods for measuring outcomes (1 day)

This course will help you explore ways to collect data that’s relevant to your organisation and the people you serve

Creating a theory of change for your charity (1 day)

Learn how to create your own theory of change and narrative. This course will challenge you to think critically about what you're doing and why

Boost your personal influence and impact (0.5 day)

Learn practical tools and techniques to increase your capability, confidence and impact when seeking to influence others – both within and outside your organisation

Outcomes and impact measurement (1 day)

Learn how to create an evaluation plan to better understand and demonstrate the difference your work makes

Better impact reporting (0.5 day)

This practical session will build your awareness of different types of reporting and support you to tell a compelling story through your reporting

Boost your personal influence and impact (0.5 day)

Learn practical tools and techniques to increase your capability, confidence and impact when seeking to influence others – both within and outside your organisation

Creating a theory of change for your charity (1 day)

Learn how to create your own theory of change and narrative. This course will challenge you to think critically about what you're doing and why