Evidence for success

The guide to getting evidence and using it

Evaluation Support Scotland (ESS)

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Guide aimed at facilitating and sharing learning about effective knowledge translation and dissemination activities. It is aimed at anyone who wants to use evidence to improve policy and practice, regardless of the level of experience they have in doing so. Contains sections on generating useful evidence; and then using this to influence internal and external policy as well as funding decisions. It concludes with ten tips to sue evidence for success.

Resource type: Guide

Resource application: use for disseminating knowledge internally (p. 18) and externally (p.24) with a view to influencing policy and practice. Not international development specific but general principles applicable to influencing policy at various levels - local, national, international.

Low skills. Easy to follow, step-by-step guidance and resources aimed at a wide range of stakeholders, including: practitioners, service managers, funders and commissioners, and policy makers and planners.

Pillar: Influencing
Building Blocks: Knowledge Management