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  • About NatCen Learning

    We're a leading provider of social research training in the UK. All our courses are delivered by practising researchers, so whether you're starting out or a seasoned practitioner, we can help you build your skills and knowledge. Courses are run in partnership with the Social Research Association.

  • Book a course

    Depth Interviewing Skills: 24-25 October 

    Evidence Reviews: 14 November

    Questionnaire Design: 22 November

    Basic Stats: 9-10 December

  • Contact us

    If you have any questions please email our Head of NatCen Learning, Debbie Collins at:

  • Classroom and flipchart Tailored training

    By getting to know you and your organisation, we'll design a training solution that is the perfect fit for your needs and quickly delivers improved performance.

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  • Feedback from delegates
    •   NatCen delivered six courses [...] we received consistently positive feedback from attendees and the training has helped raise the level of understanding of evaluation issues in the Department.  

      Steven Finch, Department for Transport

    •   Excellent trainers! Good to see people who have done a lot of practical work in this area and are enthusiastic about it - it shows!  

      Course attendee

    •   NatCen offers a service that is tailored to the specific themes and challenges of individual projects and its tutors go out of their way to make the training relevant to the needs of participants. Exceptional quality!  

      Sussex University

    •   Our two-day training course enabled a group of completely novice qualitative researchers to come away understanding the 'how and why' of in-depth interviewing as well as feeling confident and motivated to give it go.  

      Research Unit, University

    • Ruxandra Comanaru Meet the trainers

      Ruxandra Comanaru

      Ruxandra teaches courses on cognitive interviewing. She is a Senior Researcher in our Questionnaire Development and Testing Hub. 

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