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Evaluation and measurement

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Toolkits and resources to help those engaging in cultural commissioning to evaluate the impact of interventions on outcomes

A key part of the commissioning process is evaluating the impact of interventions on outcomes which public service commissioners are looking for. Here are some tools which can help. You can also see how some of the inspiring projects we have gathered have tackled this: Value of arts and culture in mental health and wellbeing, Value of arts and culture for older people, Value of arts and culture in place-based commissioning.

A popular scale for assessing mental wellbeing

Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Wellbeing Scale

How to use the Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Wellbeing Scale

Guide to using the Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Wellbeing Scale

Improve your impact practice

Inspiring Impact - NPC

The wider benefits of museums, libraries and archives

Generic social outcomes - Museums, Libraries & Archives Council

Toolkit for organisations working with offenders

Justice Data Lab, 2014

Measuring the contribution of culture and sport to older people

Performance indicators: measuring the contribution of culture and sport to older people - Local Government Association, 2012

Measuring impact on the lives of young people

Framework of outcomes for young people - The Young Foundation, 2012

Scales of measurement to assess wellbeing arising from museum and gallery activities

UCL Museum Wellbeing Measures Toolkit - University College London

Measuring impact on reducing loneliness in later life

Campaign to end Loneliness, Connections in older age

Guidance for researching economic benefits of arts and culture

Measuring the economic benefits of arts and culture - Arts Council England, 2012

The role of experimental methods in voluntary sector impact assessment

Randomised controlled trials: gold standard or fool’s gold? - NCVO, 2015

 

 

 

 

Arts for health and wellbeing An evaluation framework, Public Health England, 2016Arts for health and wellbeing

An evaluation framework, Public Health England, 2016

 

Why and how to implement evaluation

Creative & Credible - Willis Newson and The University of the West of England

 

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