Curious to learn more about evaluation and what it can do for you? Counting What Counts regularly publishes blogposts on topics we know you’ll find interesting and useful. Scroll through some of our past articles below.
This post focusses on the second insight we gained from the analysis of evaluations using the Online Works Evaluation Template.
Your results achieved through using the Toolkit can be insightful across the organisation, as long as you know where to start. That’s why a question has been allocated to each department, with the intention of prompting a conversation.
John Knell, Director at CWC, introduces readers to the Insights Dashboard.
Consider the Toolkit to measure and evaluate individual pieces of work in ways aligned with the Ambition & Quality Principle.
We would like to bring to your attention the development of a Participatory focussed small Question Bank, adding more insight to your participatory evaluations.
How important is it for an experience of an online work to be ‘shared’? Lead Analyst, Marc Dunford, considers this in his latest piece of analysis.
John Knell, Director at CWC, reflects on how the inherent flexibility of the Impact & Insight Toolkit provides for a good fit with ACE’s new Ambition & Quality Investment Principle
We are keen to support the sector gain insight on the impact of their programmes and have been developing a series of survey questions designed specifically for outdoor arts (OA) evaluations. Read more here.
We are keen to develop a small ‘question bank’, containing questions of specific relevance to understanding the impact of outdoor arts, and we need your expertise!
Using the Toolkit, organisations can ‘tag’ their evaluations to indicate the type of work that has been evaluated. We often refer to this as ‘adding evaluation properties’. Read here why this is important.
It is good data science practice to visualise and explore your data before trying to answer specific research questions.
The goal of our data focused blogposts is to share and explain data methods used in the Toolkit and the insights we find as a result of research.
The Toolkit truly is flexible! In addition to meeting your funders’ requirements, we want you to know that the platform can be used for so much more.
Counting What Counts addresses some common misconceptions about evaluating artistic and cultural experiences using the Impact & Insight Toolkit.
Due to feedback and requests from users of the Culture Counts platform, the team has developed a new feature in the platform – to allow for a response to a question to be required in order to progress with a survey. Read this post to find out more.
Read here how we have been exploring some of the central ambitions of the CPP programme and how they can best be evaluated through the Toolkit with newly-available Placemaking dimensions.
We’d like to announce that we have made some changes to the set of participatory dimensions available to Impact & Insight Toolkit users.
Quick Response (QR) codes are barcodes that, when scanned by a smartphone/computer tablet camera, take you to a specific webpage. Use them to distribute your surveys!
At Counting What Counts, we strive to respond to the ever-changing needs of the sector in the UK. We have been working with NPOs, ACE and external peers to construct a template evaluation which Toolkit users can use to evaluate their online works.
See here our statement on what the Coronavirus pandemic means for your Impact & Insight Toolkit funding requirements as a Band 2 or 3 National Portfolio Organisation.