To explore ways of recording the variety of data generated at participative events and consultations.


1/2 day


Being asked to take notes and record discussions during participative events and consultations can feel daunting.

Often a lot of data will be generated and recording it accurately can be challenging. This short course aims to explore ways of recording a variety of data generated effectively and simply. Participants will have the opportunity to practice their skills and sharing ideas and tips with other participants.

Learning outcomes

By attending this course you will be able to…

  • Explain how data from participative events and consultations is used
  • Compare types of data which may be generated at an event, and appropriate methods of recording different types of data
  • Describe examples of good and bad note taking
  • Use practical tips and techniques for recording data
  • Use planning and preparation stages to identify the best way to record data

Who is this course for?

Administrative and frontline staff within public service and third sector organisations who are required to take notes and record data at participative events and consultations.

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