Monitoring and Evaluation for Wildlife Conservation
In this online training course, you will learn how to plan and report on monitoring and evaluation activities for any type of conservation project. The course covers how to define project success in terms of results, objectives, and tolerance limits, set indicators to track progress and assess project success, plan monitoring activities to track changes in the situation, plan evaluation activities to assess how impact was achieved and how much impact was due to the project, and report impact using diagrams and charts.
The course is run over 5 weeks, with 3–3.5 hours of learning per week. The training combines weekly live teaching sessions and pre-recorded training videos to work from in your own time.
Why do this course?
- Career starters: Improve your chances of getting your dream conservation job by getting a qualification in a required skill for many conservation positions.
- Practitioners: Learn how to plan, report on, and learn from the impact your work achieves.
When is it?
This course runs from 20th February to 26th March 2024.
What will I learn?
You will learn how to plan and report on monitoring and evaluation activities for any type of conservation project. The course covers how to:
- Define project success in terms of results, objectives, and tolerance limits
- Set indicators to track progress and assess project success
- Plan monitoring activities to track changes in the situation
- Plan evaluation activities to assess how impact was achieved and how much impact was due to the project
- Report impact using diagrams and charts.
What will my learning experience be like?
All our courses are designed using modern adult learning practices that build reflection, relevancy, and practice in all training materials and exercises.
At the start of each training week, you will be sent an instructional video that you can watch at your own pace and at a time that suits you best. At the end of each training week, there will be a live, expert-led, online group session. This session will enable you to work together with your instructor and fellow trainees to really test out and build your confidence in the approach.
The course is run over 5 weeks, with live group sessions every Tuesday starting on 27th February. There are two live session times available each week (10:30 AM or 5:30 PM GMT) to fit with your schedule. The total learning time per week will be 3 to 3.5 hours.
Where can I find out more?
Who is providing this training?
WildTeam UK is a not-for-profit charity that designs and delivers training in key skills that help conservationists to increase their impact. So far we have trained over 2,000 conservationists from 118 countries.
What people say about our training
“Highly interactive and engaging” Jenny Cantlay. Doctoral researcher, Royal Holloway University of London.
“I genuinely LOVED the format of the online training sessions. It felt like being part of a classroom again!" Reetika Maheshwary. Wildlife Protection Society of India (WPSI).
“Field projects lead by Bristol Zoological Society aim to increase their conservation impact and thanks to WildTeam's great training, we will achieve that!” Daphne Kerhoas. Bristol Zoological Society.
“The mix of personal study and online group sessions made the courses very flexible, productive and enjoyable. Would thoroughly recommend!" Rachel Cripps. Lancashire Wildlife Trust.
“Thanks WildTeam for a very good and insightful training, as well as all the additional networking and learning opportunities your community provides.” Ana Di Pangracio. Fundación Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (FARN)