Police at workshop

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Run a post training evaluation

Organising training is a common activity to help address skills gaps and improve performance of staff and officers of organisations providing justice-related services. Training is costly in terms of both money and time, especially as trainees are away from their normal duties for the duration of the training. It is therefore essential that training is both well delivered and relevant to the participant’s day-to-day duties, and more importantly leads to a tangible change or improvement in how he/she goes about carrying out duties.

It is helpful to run a post-training evaluation to understand whether the skills and knowledge provided during training are being applied in practice when the trainees are back at work, and if not, why not.

You can download the how to guide below. We hope you find it useful.