Skip to Evaluation Support Scotland content

Home » Evaluation » Evaluation Pathway » Collecting evidence

Collecting evidence

< back to Evaluation
Share this

This step will help you to:

  • Find different ways to collect information about the difference you are making and
  • Fit evaluation into your project or organisation.
Collecting evidence        

Upcoming events

Collecting evidence Events & Learning

Make to measure: Evaluation Methods and Plans

Come to this fun, interactive workshop to learn about different methods and tools, from body ... Read more
23 August 2018, Perth

Telling my story: Analysing and Reporting on Outcomes

Make the most of all the evidence you have gathered and learn how to analyse ... Read more
6 September 2018, Perth

Make to measure: Evaluation Methods and Plans

Come to this fun, interactive workshop to learn about different methods and tools, from body ... Read more
4 October 2018, Inverness

Telling my story: Analysing and Reporting on Outcomes

Make the most of all the evidence you have gathered and learn how to analyse ... Read more
18 October 2018, Inverness

Make to measure: Evaluation Methods and Plans

Come to this fun, interactive workshop to learn about different methods and tools, from body ... Read more
15 November 2018, Glasgow

Telling my story: Analysing and Reporting on Outcomes

Make the most of all the evidence you have gathered and learn how to analyse ... Read more
29 November 2018, Glasgow

Resources for Collecting evidence

Can't find what you're looking for? Visit the Resources & Publications page, or search the site. Or get in touch to ask for more help.

After you've finished looking at the resources below and are ready to move on, click on the next circle on the evaluation pathway or return to evaluation page (button at top left of this page).

Choosing the right evaluation method

 

Choosing the right evaluation methods on Biteable.

Text for video 

Case study

Case study

Case Study: An example of an inclusive evaluation using Comic Life (Collecting evidence)

Lead Scotland used Comic Life. an app which helps you turn photographs into stories, to evaluate with a group of ...

Case study

Case Study: Evaluation for small projects - Training Connections (Collecting evidence)

It can be hard to make the time for evaluation. But this case study shows that even projects with just ...

Case study

Case Study: Fife Young Carers keeps evaluation simple (Collecting evidence)

This case study shows how Fife Young Carers used the learning from ESS workshops to build simple evaluation systems and ...

Case study

Case study: Installing a new database - ESS's experience

Why collect all that great feedback in creative and engaging ways if it can't be easily used for process improvement ...

ESS support guide

ESS support guide

ESS Support Guide 2a Designing evidence collection methods

This guide covers things to think about when designing a suitable evaluation method for the evidence you want to collect.

ESS support guide

ESS Support Guide 2b Storing Information

This guide looks at how to store the information you need to use in evaluation.

ESS support guide

ESS Support Guide 3.4 - Using Qualitative Information for Evaluation

This guide will help you to think through how you can make use of qualitative information in evaluation. It looks ...

Evaluation tool

Evaluation tool

Evaluation planning template

This template is a simple tool to help you plan your monitoring and evaluation. It makes you set out the ...

Evaluation tool

Outcomes Star

The Outcomes Starâ„¢ is a unique tool for supporting and measuring change when working with vulnerable people. It is widely ...

Evaluation tool

Survey Monkey

www.surveymonkey.com which is an online survey tool. You can also pay to create more complicated surveys and to access the ...

Other resource

Other resource

General Data Protection Regulation

All the information you need on the General Data Protection Regulation from the Information Commissioner's Office

Other Resources

Other Resources

A practical guide to outcomes tools (2010)

Outcome tools for the service provision in the supported housing sector and other areas. A guide to managing outcomes.

Other Resources

Evaluating Community Projects - A Practical Guide

A general guide to evaluating community projects from Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

Other Resources

Evaluation Matters to Home Link (Collecting evidence)

In this short video case study, Paula Swanston from Home Link Family Support in Edinburgh explains how they did just ...

Other Resources

NPC Wellbeing Measure

New Philanthropy Capital (NPC)'s Well-being Measure is an online survey-based tool that measures how children feel. It's a practical way ...

Other Resources

The W.K Kellogg Foundation Evaluation Handbook

This handbook provides a framework for thinking about evaluation as a relevant and useful program tool.

This site uses cookies. We use cookies to enable key functionality in the site, and to help us learn how you use the site so that we can keep improving it. By using our site you accept our use of cookies. You can learn more or continue.