Your date with our data: insights from our sector and the Scottish public
Diffley Partnership, Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator and SCVO
- Wednesday 8 November
- Time slot
This event took place 28 days ago
0131 474 8000
- Running your organisation Evaluation & impact Learning, development and skills
- Overall aim
Understanding the context you operate in is vital for successful voluntary organisations. This session will explore what research evidence can tell us about Scottish society, charities in Scotland and the issues facing voluntary organisations, helping you to situate your own organisation in the wider societal and operational context.
Scotland has a strong research community, but voluntary organisations don’t always have the time or resources to find and use the information that research produces.
This session will introduce participants to three sources of research data that could help you to understand the context in which your organisation operates:
Understanding Scotland is a quarterly survey of over 2,000 adults in Scotland, which has been running for two years. Diffley Partnership will help us to understand what the data from this survey tells us about the societal context for Scottish voluntary organisations.
The Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator collects and uses a range of data from Scottish charities. They will introduce us to the trends they identify within the data they collect, and what this tells us about the Scottish charity sector.
The Scottish Third Sector Tracker is a quarterly survey of 600 voluntary organisations. SCVO will explain what the findings tell us about the operating context for Scottish voluntary organisations.
This session could be a useful follow on to the event with the First Minister, which will cover the political context in which voluntary organisations are currently operating.
You will leave this session with data at your fingertips and lots of points to discuss over networking.
- Who was the event aimed at?
- Who spoke at this event?
- Charles Willis, OSCR
Mark Diffley, Diffley Partnership
Steve Grozier, SCVO
Chair: Dr Sarah Weakley, University of Glasgow