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How we evaluate ourselves

Evaluation Support Scotland (ESS) works to achieve the following outcomes:

That voluntary organisations, funders and policy makers …

  1. Have better skills, knowledge and confidence on (self) evaluation.
  2. Have better systems for evaluation.
  3. Have better evidence for reporting and learning.
  4. Act on learning from evaluation to do things better.
  5. Meet needs more effectively or improve services.

You can see how our activities link to these outcomes in our logic model here.

We set outcome indicators to measure the achievement of our planned outcomes. We collect information against those indicators which includes:

We also undertake a stakeholder survey every 2 years. You can read the report of our last stakeholder survey (2013).  We then use the information collected to report on what we do and the difference we make in our Annual report and review.

We were inspected by HMIE in 2011.  You can view the HMIE inspection report here.

Learn more about about how ESS practices what it preaches! 

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