Brief overview

This programme targets any professional working in the health sector who is thinking of evaluating a programme or service. It has been designed to create/increase evaluation capacity in DHB teams, PHOs, community organisations, health teams working in the community or in the hospital, and any other health professionals looking for strategies to improve the quality of the services they provide.

The programme is structured in two six hour sessions. Experts will provide ongoing support to participants conducting their evaluations.

Each participant must come with an example or an idea of an evaluation needed in their workplace. With the support of the faculty, participants will use this example/idea to shape and design an evaluation framework.

Who should attend?

Any professional working in the health sector who is thinking of evaluating a programme or service.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this programme participants will be able to:

  • understand the principles and use of evaluation to improve quality of services
  • identify opportunities to include evaluation as part of the planning cycle of project and services
  • distinguish between the different types of evaluation
  • identify the service needs of different types of users
  • set up evaluation objectives and write evaluation questions
  • design basic evaluation methodology
  • estimate resources needed for specific evaluations
  • summarise and present the findings targeting specific audiences
  • use evaluation to influence management and policy making.


luis villa 150x150 Dr. Luis Villa
Evaluation manager,
Ko Awatea & Victoria University of Wellington
Brooke Hayward 150x150 Brooke Hayward (MAppPsyc)
Evaluation officer, Ko Awate

When and where

Two-day course

Workshop 1: 07 Nov 2018
Workshop 2: 05 Dec 2018
Workshops held at Ko Awatea

Registration & pricing

Internal Participants External Participants
Register interest $850 + GST per participant


Please contact Lisa Blake by email:

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