Why Evaluate CPD in Social Work and Social Care: The Importance of Measuring Impact
This leaflet highlights the reasons why you might evaluate and how. It also provides an example of an impact evaluation, before explaining in more detail the concept of return on investment and more importantly a return on expectation.
This leaflet has seven main sections:
- Context setting and defining the terms
- Why evaluate professional learning and development?
- Evaluating learning and development
- What about impact?
- Return on expectation and investment
- Pitfalls and misconceptions relating to evaluating
- Critical factors for success in evaluating.