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Working together better – learning opportunity!

This autumn ESS is running a learning group for third sector organisations who want to reflect and learn about positive partnerships as we move towards recovery. Early findings and conversations show that partnerships between third sector and public sector organisations were different and better during the Covid-19 crisis.


Third Sector Interface Covid-19 Learning Project

We’ve been delighted to work alongside Scotland’s Third Sector Interfaces (TSIs) to understand the roles TSIs played during the Covid-19 pandemic.   This important report identifies the types of activities undertaken


ESS turns Sweet 16 today!

As today is our 16th birthday, what better day to look back and celebrate our successes from the past year? It was filled with growing pains, to say the least, given the challenges we all faced due to Covid-19.


Flexibility and adaptability sums up ESS’s 2019/2020

ESS’s Activities and Impact Report 2019/2020 highlights how we are flexible and adaptable in meeting the needs of the organisations we support. We worked with a total of 618 organisations last year! The report details the difference we made to third sector organisations and


ESS and TSRF Summer 2020 newsletters

It’s easy to miss new resources with so many links posted online since lockdown. For a quick round-up of what’s new with Evaluation Support Scotland and the Third Sector Research


Learning from evaluation to inform the future

As you continue to adapt your services in the time of Covid-19, keeping up with simple evaluation is key to gathering data and learning to inform your future. Simple evaluation

Graphic including the words 'Keep calm and keep evaluating. Keep it simple!'


Keep calm, keep evaluating and keep it simple!

On 12th May ESS hosted a virtual peer-learning webinar for third sector organisations struggling to keep up with their evaluation in Covid-19 times. We know it’s tough – but you’re not alone! It’s