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We run various open workshops throughout the year to support those involved with third sector organisations with their evaluation needs. Scroll down to see our upcoming workshops, or click to find more information about our:

Events

We run a variety of one-off events to share our learning on specific topics. Scroll down to see our upcoming events, or click for more information:



Face to face workshop 

Make to Measure: Evaluation Methods and Plans

Event fully booked

Spaces may become available, fill in our form to be added to our waiting list.

Date/Time

Tuesday 5th March 2024, 10.00 am – 4.00 pm

Venue Information

The ALLIANCE
The Venlaw Building
349 Bath Street
Glasgow
G2 4AA
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Who is this event for?

Staff or volunteers from third sector organisations in Scotland

Note: You must have attended our workshop Getting Started: Outcomes and Indicators before attending this workshop or you should have a strong understanding of outcomes. To check the strength of your understanding please read this page on setting outcomes and indicators before booking onto this workshop.

Cost

£120.00 inclusive of VAT

Some funders will engage us to provide support to their funded organisations. If you are funded by RS MacDonald Charitable Trust or The National Lottery Community Fund, get in touch with your funder as you may be eligible for funding under an evaluation support account.

Workshop Description

This creative workshop which follows on from ‘Getting started: Outcomes and indicators’ shows you what evaluation methods to use and how to make a monitoring and evaluation plan.

Explore the questions and processes involved in choosing the best methods for your project including looking at sources of evidence, the level of user involvement the tool can provide, and keeping evaluation proportionate to your resources.

 At this workshop you will:

  • Understand the steps and principles to follow when choosing or developing evaluation methods
  • Use different methods and tools to collect information about your outcomes
  • Put in place a monitoring and evaluation plan for your project /organisation

How our workshops run:

A mixture of PowerPoint presentation and trainer guided exercises. We’ll help you learn from other participants and apply the learning to your work. There will be an icebreaker exercise at the start of the day to get to know each other. Participants will be placed in small groups to complete group activities.

About ESS workshops:

Evaluation Support Scotland are accessible. We use plain English. We work in a way that meets the different needs and abilities of people and organisations. We ask you if you have any access needs when we work with you and ensure that, as far as possible, we meet them.  Please ask us if you want to see our equalities policy.

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Event fully booked

Spaces may become available, fill in our form to be added to our waiting list.

  • By entering your organisation's charity number this will makes it easier for us to check that the booking organisation is a third sector organisation based in Scotland.
  • Your booking will be confirmed by email within 5 working days of submission. Please check your inbox and/or junk mail. If you have any issues in receiving this email, telephone us immediately.
  • Let us know if there is anything we need to do or be aware of to help you get the most out of attending. Our Trainer may get in touch to discuss this further.
  • Lunch will be provided at this workshop. If you would prefer to bring your own (or you can purchase from the surrounding area) just let us know so we can minimise our food waste.
  • If you are funded by RS MacDonald Charitable Trust or The National Lottery Community Fund, get in touch with your funder as you may be eligible for funding under an evaluation support account. If your place will be paid by your organisation or by The National Lottery Community Fund, you will be invoiced after part 1 of the workshop. Cost of attendance will be payable by BACS (bank transfer). To include a PO number on the invoice, please inform us in advance of the workshop.
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