Inspiring Impact events in 2020/21
Leading evaluation – March 2021
Leadership in evaluation enquiry report (2021)
This report details our learning from research conducted between September to December 2020 about what leadership in evaluation looks like, and what is required to make a successful leader in evaluation.
Leadership in evaluation – Key messages (2021)
This document lists key messages from our Leadership in evaluation enquiry report.
Leadership in evaluation – Person specification of a leader in evaluation (2021)
This list of person specifications is a result of research into what makes a leader of evaluation.
Tackling common evaluation challenges when working with children and young people – January 2021
Evaluating online and remote activities – October 2020
Evaluating online and remote work: Challenges and Tips
On 27th October 2020, ESS held an Inspiring Impact peer-learning event on Evaluating online and remote work. This document is a summary of the challenges and tips participants shared with each other during the event.
Inspiring Impact events in 2018/19
Help! I got stuck with my evaluation! – December 2019
Getting others on board (when you’re stuck with evaluation)
We need to get the people that we work with on board if we want to avoid getting stuck with our evaluation. We asked participants of our Inspiring Impact peer-learning event
Shelving it? Storing your evaluation data – June 2019
Making the most of reporting – March 2019
Sharing tools for evaluation – November 2018
Inspiring Impact events in 2017/18
Sharing news and feedback from your evaluation – 13th June 2018 in Edinburgh
Sharing tools for evaluation
This afternoon workshop took place on Tuesday 27 March 2018 in Glasgow and gave an opportunity to particpants to learn about a variety of evalaution tools from each other and ESS staff. Guest speaker, Yvette Burgess from Coalition of Care and Support Providers in Scotland (CCPS) who spoke about the online Better Futures outcomes tool.
Outcomes for the workshop:
- have some new ideas for evaluation to take back to your organisation
- shared learning about evaluation practice with colleagues from other third sector organisations
- had an opportunity to widen your professional network.
Getting others on board with evaluation – Inspiring Impact Network event
This free half day workshop took place on December 13th 2017 at Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh. This interactive workshop was an opportunity to:
- hear speakers from other third sector organisations share their experiences
- learn with and from people facing similar challenges in engaging trustees, colleagues and volunteers with evaluation
- make new connections in your professional network.
Inspiring Impact case study: Getting colleagues on board with evaluation
This case study tells the story of how Changeworks, one of Scotland’s largest environmental charities, got colleagues on board to embed their evaluation systems through the whole organisation.
Inspiring Impact Case Study: Evaluating the Festival City Volunteers project
Written by Marion Findlay, Volunteer Edinburgh, this case study shows how volunteers can be part of your evaluation.