LEAN can offer help with monitoring and evaluation and there is extensive guidance available online. The following websites can help you discover new tools for evaluation.
Category: Monitoring and evaluation
Evaluation is a process that takes place before, during and after an activity. It includes looking at the
quality of the content, the delivery process and the impact of the activity or programme on the
audience(s) or participants.
The following Evaluation toolkits have suggestions of ways to evaluate your creative project, which can be adapted to your needs.
- Arts, Health and Wellbeing Evaluation Framework developed by Public Health England
This document provides effective ways to document and evaluate arts projects and programmes that seek to improve health and wellbeing.
- Wellbeing Scale
Measuring individual changes in wellbeing
- NESTAs Standards of Evidence framework
To help structure how evidence is gathered,
interpreted and assessed
- Arts Council England’s Measuring the economic benefits of arts and culture
This report sets out practical guidance for any arts or cultural organisation thinking about
conducting research into its economic benefits.
- Family Arts Evaluation and Audience Research Toolkit
Top tips for basic evaluation and audience research for smaller
organisations with limited resources, followed by information for organisations that want to
produce a more in-depth evaluation.
- Creative People and Places- Evaluation in Participatory Arts
A selection of approaches, models and methods
- Arts Council England – Measuring Outcomes, Tools and Templates
A useful library of downloadable templates
LEAN are always happy to talk through monitoring and evaluation of arts projects with our members. Get in touch with firstname.lastname@example.org to book a one-to-one advice session.