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Evaluating at a distance #IsolationEvaluation

Is there a role for evaluation in Virus Lockdown? You are busy making radical changes to your service and keeping yourself safe.  Is this really a time to worry about

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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.

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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

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How to make sure evaluation is useful and used

ESS Director Steven Marwick talks about learning from a How’s it Going? session with NLCF and The Robertson Trust funders and grantholders.

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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