Co-producing Evaluation – Why bother involving people in evaluation?

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Evaluation Support Scotland has developed a new resource – a workbook which can help plan why, when and how to involve the people you work with in evaluation.  It was developed and tested with a group of organisations which already had considerable experience of involving the people they work with in their projects and were […]

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Implementation of Locality Arrangements

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This paper and self-evaluation checklist is intended to complement the Localities Guidance that was published by the Scottish Government in July 2015, which sets out what localities are for, the principles upon which they should be established and the ethos under which they operate. This paper is focused on identifying the key issues that the […]

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Participation Week Report

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Participation Week was a series of events run by the Scottish Government from June 8 to 12. It was a chance for all of us involved in public services across sectors to learn together about how we involve people more in the development and delivery of policies and services and think about the impact that can make. […]

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Better by Design – meeting the needs of people using services

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Better by Design was developed in 2013 by the Big Lottery Fund Scotland in response to the complex and changing landscape for voluntary sector organisations delivering services on the ground with people or communities. It aimed to support a process of change, and prioritised organisations focusing on social care, employability, health and housing where intervening […]

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Edinburgh – Live Well in Later Life interactive map

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An interactive map which shows older people’s services and activities in Edinburgh has been launched. The project is a collaboration between EVOC and City of Edinburgh Council.  It is part of the European URBACT Healthy Ageing Project which looks at innovative approaches to healthy ageing. It uses Geographical Information Systems (GIS) to create ‘heat maps’ […]

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