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Do you TREBL or tremble when it comes to evidence?

We need to evidence our outcomes in order to show the difference we make! But what is evidence? Evidence means different things to different people. We hear about courtroom evidence,

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Were we wrong to talk about outcomes?

Steven Marwick talking about outcomes … ESS loves outcomes and we are not giving them up without a fight.  But there are some problems with the way we use the

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Stats and stories about Stats and stories!

Diane Kennedy, Depute Director, walks the talk in this blog where she gives us the stats and stories behind the webinar she presented. It’s scary doing a webinar. You can’t

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14 on the 14th

 Photo: ESS team having fun! Our birthday blog is penned by Depute Director, Diane Kennedy. Taking a tongue in cheek approach Diane talks about our plans for the next four

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An inclusive approach to evaluation

Dr Kevin Guyan, ESS trustee, considers the influences of equality, diversity and inclusion on the practice of evaluation Alongside my role as a trustee of Evaluation Support Scotland, I work

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Mapping personal outcomes to project-level outcomes

Shona Wells, ESS Training Officer talks about how she helps third sector organisations see a way to use personal outcomes to show the difference their service makes. At ESS we

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Involving young people to lead on evaluation?!

Isn’t that a bit risky? Surely young people wouldn’t be interested? How would we even get started on this? If these are some of the questions running through your mind