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ESS is still here to help

In the light of new Government guidance ESS has had to cancel all face to face work in March and April from 18th March onwards.  However, we will still be

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ESS Spring Newsletter 2020

In this issue:ESS is still here to helpOutcomes everywhere but which are mine?Upcoming workshops and eventsGetting our support right for everyoneRecognising our rich tapestry View this newsletter here.

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TSRF Spring Newsletter 2020

In this issue we discuss what’s happening over the next few months, research updates from our members, new logo and keep up with the Forum. View this newsletter here.


ESS at The Gathering 2020

If you’re going to The Gathering 2020…so are we! Watch out for Evaluation Support Scotland staff taking part in the following events: Wednesday, 19th February Strengthening Scotland’s charity sector    


Getting our support right for everyone

ESS Training Officer Grace Robertson writes about how we aim to ensure that the support we offer is relevant and accessible to all. At Evaluation Support Scotland we are privileged


TSRF February 2020 Update

In this update: Joint TSRF and Policy Scotland research events this year and call for speakers for April event. View the update here.


Principles for Positive Partnerships: Making a positive impact

David Reilly from the Scottish Community Development Centre (SCDC) shares his thoughts on the launch of Principles for Positive Partnership, new guidance on relationships between Scottish Government and third sector grantholders. Read David’s


Outcomes everywhere but which are mine?

Organisations with different projects can often find themselves with dozens of different outcomes. This can mean consistent evaluation and reporting at the organisational level is really hard.  Other outcome challenges that