Delegates consisted of academics, policy-makers and the voluntary sector. Evaluation was an important theme that arose from the discussion, chaired by Bob Black, in particular feedback loops into policy and practice from evaluations.

There was an emphasis placed on the importance of relationship building, and that initiatives on evidence should be ambitious in order to change hearts and minds.

Thursday 6th of September 2012
12:30pm - 2:30pm


Speakers included

  • Dr Robert Black, Former Auditor General for Scotland
  • Jackie Killeen, Big Lottery Fund, Scotland
  • Nuala Gormley, Scottish Government