Evaluation is at the core of any effective organization. It ensures that objectives are reached, quality is being achieved and is both efficient and economic, and that individuals and organizations continue to develop. As training budgets become ever tighter, checking and proving the value of training is becoming paramount.This resource kit focuses on the validation and evaluation of training, which is central to staff development and therefore the success of organizations. It is a photocopiable resource full of up-to-the-minute material ideal for use as either handouts in seminars or as masters for overhead projection slides. The sections cover the following topics in detail: Preparing the training and development program; Constructing tests; Behavior observation and self-reporting; Interim and end-of-event evaluation; Open and distance learning; Analyzing and reporting on evaluation data.This kit is packed with information, illustrations, charts, checklists and questionnaires: photocopiable and adaptable resources that can be used time after time. It may be used like a traditional book, as a source of ideas and information, or individual pages may be stored in a ring binder to create a customized resource..