twitter YouTube LinkedIn

Watch online: Evaluation Principles in Practice recordings



Blue background with white shapes and Centre for Cultural Value logo. Text reads Evaluation Principles in Practice, workshop recordings

Were you unable to join us for the recent Evaluation Principles in Practice workshops? Or perhaps you would like to re-visit the sessions? All three workshops, exploring the co-created Evaluation Principles, are now available to watch on our YouTube channel.

The workshops have proven to be very popular, highlighting that the very real challenges of carrying out evaluation is a hot topic for cultural practitioners. Thanks to all workshop contributors and participants for sharing their knowledge and experiences of evaluation.

What are the Evaluation Principles?

In 2021, we co-developed a set of Evaluation Principles for meaningful evaluation of cultural experiences. Together they promote evaluation as a means of structured learning, to help us develop our impact, value, resources, knowledge and capacity. Discover more about the Evaluation Principles.

Workshop one: Committed to Learning and/or Change
(recorded on Friday 30 September 2022)

Session facilitated by Anne Torreggiani and Emma McDowell, with speakers Dawn Cameron, Kate Thompson and Suzanne Gorman discussing the following questions:

How do we ensure that evaluation makes an impact on our future work?
How do we design evaluation for learning and not just reporting?
How do we learn as whole organisations?
How can we communicate learning to stakeholders in compelling and action-orientated ways?
How can we use learning to drive real change?

Watch now

Workshop two: Listening to Many Voices
(recorded on Wednesday 26 October 2022)

Session facilitated by Anne Torreggiani and Emma McDowell with speakers Stephen Welsh, Morvern Cunningham and Lara Ratnaraja discussing the following questions:

How can we listen to all stakeholders when they don’t talk the same language, nor want the same things?
How do we deal with conflicting messages – and conflict in general?
How can we hear the signal in the noise?
How can we make the evaluation processes and outputs more representative and inclusive of the diverse communities involved in our work?

Watch now

Workshop three: Taking a Creative Approach
(recorded on Thursday 1 December 2022)

Session facilitated by Anne Torreggiani and Emma McDowell with speakers Maia Mackney, Sarah Boiling and Asher Jael discussing the following questions:

When are the tried and tested research methods not right or not enough?
What creative methods are available?
How do we know they are robust, and how do we articulate and communicate this to others?

Watch now

Have you used aspects of the Evaluation Principles in your work? Then we would love to hear your feedback – as we are eager that our Evaluation Principles best serve the sector.

If you are interested in sharing your thoughts, please email us at ccv@leeds.ac.uk

Related news

Experiencing Leeds 2023: A volunteer at Leeds 2023 takes a picture during a 'soundwalk' called As You Are, pointing their phone upwards to the ceiling in Leeds County Arcade.
 
News

New Evaluation Learning Space unlocks hidden insights

The Centre for Cultural Value is launching an online resource hub to uncover the learning hidden in evaluations from the ...
Brightly coloured illustration. At the foot of the illustration there are four people, out of their heads come shoots that are all tangled up. They lead to mushroom type shapes with the words "exchange" "details" and "stories"
 
News

Discover new visual ways to think about co-creation

At a time when the cultural sector is increasingly invested in “co-creation” – what does the process look like in ...
A group of people talking in a circle at Rising Arts Agency's 'This Is The Work' event, surrounded by shelves of books at Bristol's Bookhaus bookshop.
Rising Arts Agency - This Is The Work (Photo by Olu Osinoiki)
News

This Is The Work: reflecting on new research findings about power in partnerships

How do power imbalances manifest in creative partnerships - and how do we remove the impact of these imbalances from ...
Pam Johnson is dressed in black and sitting on a table against a white background. To the site is a plant in a terracotta pot.
 
News

Talking cultural policymaking with Pam Johnson, Leeds City Council

Policymaking can seem to many a mysterious process. Meanwhile, the term 'policymakers' can conjure up ideas of a homogeneous group ...
Performance of 12 last songs. Colourful confetti in the foreground obscures the image.
Quarantine's 12 Last Songs, at HOME Theatre Manchester. Photo by Chris Payne.
News

In Arts Professional: The Beauty Project

Artist Sarah Hunter, physicist Rox Middleton and philosopher Lucy Tomlinson spotlight what they learnt from spending a year exploring the ...
Two people using a digital touch screen together in a museum
 
News

Watch online: Evaluation for Arts, Culture and Heritage Workshop

Have you taken our new free-to-access online course, Evaluation for Arts, Culture and Heritage: Principles and Practice? Did you miss ...






Keep in touch,

Sign up to our newsletter