Monitoring and evaluation of criminal justice initiatives: A practice-based short course

This online short course for criminal justice practitioners will provide practical training and guidance on monitoring and evaluation in criminal justice settings. It is taught by experts from Birkbeck’s Institute for Crime & Justice Policy Research and research and development NGO the Centre for Justice Innovation.

Monitoring & evaluation training for criminal justice practitioners: FREE taster session 16th September 2021

ICPR, in partnership with the Centre for Justice Innovation, is running a short course on monitoring and evaluation for criminal justice practitioners, in November 2021. Find out more about the course at a free taster and Q&A session on 16 September!

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