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ESS March newsletter 2023

Our March 2023 newsletter contains an ESS update and summary of the 2022 stakeholder survey. View our latest vacancy – we are currently recruiting for an enthusiastic training officer to join our team. And take a look at our upcoming training and events.

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ESS February newsletter 2023

Find out what ESS have been doing so far in 2023, read our latest resource for trustees, and sign-up for our upcoming events and training!

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ESS January Newsletter 2023

Welcome to our first newsletter of 2023 where you’ll find information about our upcoming events, training and recent blogs and resources. Click here to read!


What is good enough evaluation?

ESS has been around since 2005 so you’d think by now we could judge the best evaluation in show. Sorry – we can’t! Because evaluation isn’t a competition. There isn’t

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ESS October Newsletter 2022

Stakeholder survey, introducting principles for good evaluation, upcoming training and latest vacancy. Click here to read.


A database with a heart: using IT for meaningful evaluation

It’s a universal truth: youthwork and evaluation databases go together like vegans and steak.  No youth worker wants to fill in a database.  No database captures the magic of youthwork. 

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ESS August 2022 Newsletter

Upcoming events, new resources and more! Click here to read the newsletter.

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ESS September 2022 Newsletter

ESS Annual Review, upcoming events, new resources and more! Click here to read the newsletter.


#OutcomesApproach to evaluation round-up!

If you follow us on Twitter, you might have seen our tweets signposting to our resources that promote our #OutcomesApproach to evaluation, which we kicked off in June! But in

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ESS Summer 2022 Newsletter

ESS Outcomes Approach theme, upcoming events, new resources and more!