'Examples of our work' case studies
The following case studies are examples of the way ESS works with third sector organisations and funders. Each organisation tells their own story about their evaluation journey and how they are evaluating successfully.
This case study by Girlguiding Scotland is about how to embed evaluation across an organisation who are dependent on volunteers.
Setting Outcomes Case Study - Taking a team approach to develop a theory of change (The Ecology Centre)
The Ecology Centre talks about how working as a team can help develop good evaluation practice.
Music 4 U talks about the range of evaluation support that helped them get to grips with evaluation.
Waverley Care's experience on the benefits of planning evaluation at the start of a project.
Shared Care Scotland talks about how extended tailored support helped them improve their evaluation planning.
Embedding Evaluation Case Study: Consultation and involvement: Using staff experience to inform evaluation systems (Victim Support Scotland)
Victim Support Scotland on the importance of consulting staff at all levels to improve the evaluation systems of an organisation.
Who Cares? Scotland developed organisational evaluation champions to help embed evaluation throughout their organisation. This case study gives you handy ...
Pain Concern on the steps they took in order to capture the difference their telephone helpline makes for people living ...
The School of Life Sciences at University of Dundee show how they evaluate public engagement activities.
The ALLIANCE commissioned Evaluation Support Scotland to provide workshops and support to third sector organisations funded through Self Management IMPACT ...
Funders and funded relationships case study: Doing something different to feedback to our funders (Lightburn Elderly Association Project)
Lightburn Elderly Association Project talks about how making a video helped them to tell their story to their funder, Big ...
Funders and funded relationships case study: Clear communication and constructive feedback (Befrienders Highland)
Befrienders Highland on how funders can support funded organisations during the application stage and reporting.
Funders and funded relationships Case Study: Adapting project outcomes if things don't initially work out (CHANGES Community Health Project)
CHANGES Community Health Project talks about how their learning throughout their project helped them to improve their service and how ...
Learning Link Scotland on how it used ‘A resource for understanding intermediaries’ impact’ as part of a planning day
Befriending Networks talks about how they used ‘a resource for understanding intermediaries’ impact’ to develop their organisation’s strategy
Intermediaries Impact Case Study - Developing a monitoring and evaluation strategy (Self-directed Support Scotland)
Self-directed Support Scotland talks about they used ‘A resource for understanding intermediaries’ impact’ to develop their monitoring and evaluation strategy.
Intermediaries Impact Case Study - Developing a framework for external evaluation (Scottish Mentoring Network)
Scottish Mentoring Network on how they used ‘A resource for understanding intermediaries’ impact’ to evaluate their organisation.
RoSPA on using the Measuring what matters framework to help evaluate the impact of their water safety workshops with partners.
YoMo Health Champions show the benefits of involving young people in evaluation.
Springhall and Whitlawburn Youth Development Team show how they involved young people in evaluation.
Where We Belong, run by Beatroute Arts in Balornock in North East Glasgow provides young people from the area with ...
Gowrie Care's Streets Ahead service show how the organisation involved their service users in evaluation.
Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre Perth and Kinross (RASAC P&K) on how they involved their Youth Ambassadors to help evaluate ...
Springhall and Whitlawburn Youth Development Team has been supporting young people to take the lead on evaluation since 2018, with ...