The Children’s Research Network held a practical workshop on 'Quantitative Data Collection Methods'. This took place at our office in 9 Harcourt Street, Dublin 2 on Thursday, 5th July, 6-8pm. 

This workshop in the CRN Research Skills Summer School is aimed at practitioner researchers and research interested professionals, including early years educators, social workers, youth workers, teachers, international development practitioners, research consultants and early career academics. 

The School consists of a series of workshops held on Thursday evenings, including sessions on sampling and recruitment; data collection methods; data analysis and training in different software packages; practitioner research; introduction to statistical analysis; ethics; and conducting literature searches and reviews. The full series is available here

In the third workshop on quantitative data collection methods, participants will learn the best and most effective techniques for conducting qualitative research with children and young people. 

Participants had the opportunity to work closely with Leonor Rodriguez from National University of Galway who has expensive experience of both quantitative and qualitative research methods. 

Who should attend 

This event was of interest to researchers, practitioners and service providers who are about to plan or commence or have just begun a new research project involving children and/or young people.  

Registration Fee* 

CRN Members – €10  

Non-Member - €20 

*includes sandwiches, tea and coffee