This is an entry that complements the Measuring What Matters toolkit which you can find here: https://info.copronet.wales/measuring-what-matters/
Measuring What Matters online tool result: code BFI
You want to adopt a qualitative and consultative approach, to a formative or process evaluation, that can be delivered relatively quickly and easily.
Qualitative approaches: Focus on the quality of an activity (often feelings and subjective opinions) as opposed to quantity (objective facts and figures).
Consultative approaches:Invite people to share their experiences through some kind of formal and structured process.
Formative Evaluations: Assess the feasibility and potential of a programme, policy or intervention.
Process Evaluations: Assess how effectively a programme, policy or intervention is being, or has been, implemented.
Data collection methods
360 Degree Appraisal
Time: low / Cost: low
360 Degree Appraisal collects views on a given question from multiple perspectives, by asking for feedback from a small number of individuals who are representative of a wider group of stakeholders. This could include staff, managers, members of the community or otherwise.
Check out Page 30 of Think Local Act Personal’s Guide ‘Does it Work? – A guide to evaluating community capacity initiatives.’