Inspiring Impact Scotland
Forthcoming Network events
Sharing news and feedback from your evaluation
When: Wednesday 13th June 2018
Where: Edinburgh (Hanover Conference Centre)
Cost: Free. Funded by Inspiring Impact
Description: So you’ve evaluated your work and written up your findings in a report. Who needs to know what you’ve been doing and how well you’ve been doing it? Your funders, project participants, colleagues and volunteers, the communities you work in - a range of people will be interested in different aspects of your work.
This workshop will help you think through the ‘who, what why and how’ of communicating your evaluation findings beyond the written report, including strategies for telling people about when things didn’t go as well as you’d hoped.
Who it is for: Anyone in the third sector who has a role that involves project evaluation or communicating evaluation findings.
Scottish charities face many of the same challanges as their peers across the UK, but operate in a different context, and do not always have the opportunity to access and learn about good practice from the rest of the UK.
ESS will share learning about impact measurement and reporting from Scotland to enhance the Inspiring Impact programme. ESS will also ensure that Inspiring Impact products are accessible and appropriate for Scottish organisations.
The Inspiring Impact 2017/2018 work plan includes:
- running a programme of networking events where participants can explore tricky topics of embedding evaluation and impact measurement
- Getting others on board (volunteers, trustees, colleagues)
- Sharing tools and methods for impact measurement
- Feeding back and sharing impact – including how to be honest and how to share your evaluation findings with service users
- producing accessible learning resources in the form of impact good practice case studies
- trialling online networking to help third sector organisations share practice and learn from each other
If you have advice, learning or examples that you would like to share with us please get in touch with Louise Bowen.
Interested in embedding impact practice in evaluation in your organisation? Check out case studies below.
Inspiring Impact Scotland is part of the UK-wide Inspiring Impact programme.
This case study tells the story of how Changeworks, one of Scotland’s largest environmental charities, got colleagues on board to ...
Inspiring Impact Case study: Embedding evaluation - Harnessing the enthusiasm of staff to make evaluation stick
This case study from Royal Society of Edinburgh is about taking a whole organisational approach to embedding evaluation.
Circle is a Scottish charity working at the heart of deprived communities across central Scotland.
Children 1st is Scotland’s National Children’s charity. They help Scotland’s families to put children first, with practical advice and with ...
Macrobert Arts Centre, based on the University of Stirling campus, offers a busy programme of live, film and creative learning ...
The Robertson Trust is the largest independent grant-making trust in Scotland. The Trust aims to improve the quality of life ...
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