About this event
Deciding on the data you wish to collect and how to go about it is no easy feat. Numbers are important, but alone are not enough—you need personal anecdotes to give them colour and meaning, and qualitative research to understand for example how change has been achieved. Similarly, individual stories, however heart-rending, lack context without a solid grounding in figures, and numbers are important to understand the size of impact an intervention has had.
So what’s the best balance to reach between quantitative and qualitative data? This seminar will explore:
- What different types of data can tell you
- How to decide what types of data to collect
- What’s involved in collecting different types of data
Speakers will be announced closer to the event.
This event is part of our 2020 Leading Impact series of seminars.
NPC is pleased to offer bursary places at each of the seminars in our Leading Impact series. These are available to representatives of charities with an annual turnover of under £500,000, who have not previously attended an NPC event. There are four bursary spaces per event, available on a first come, first served basis. To apply for our bursary places, please let us know your organisation’s charity number and how your organisation would benefit from attending this seminar by emailing events@thinkNPC.org
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