National Performance Framework

  • Scottish Funding Council launches report on Scotland’s research contribution to National Outcomes

    12th April 2022 by

    The Scottish Funding Council (SFC) report ‘Scotland’s Research Contribution to National and International Challenges’ highlights the significant contribution that Scottish research has made over the last decade to addressing the societal, economic and environmental challenges highlighted by the National Performance Framework (NPF) and the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 

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  • The impact of social housing

    27th October 2020 by

    Scottish Federation of Housing Association's Social Value Toolkit

    The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA), has created a Social Value Toolkit. The toolkit will help housing associations and co-operatives measure and increase the social value they create in their communities. The toolkit was developed by Michael McLaughlin, Social Insight Lead, as part of SFHA’s Innovation and Future Thinking Programme. Here, Michael explains the...

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  • More than pounds and pence: A national framework for valuing Scotland’s land

    22nd July 2020 by

    The Scottish Land Commission recently published guidance which places wellbeing at the heart of developing vacant or derelict land. In this post, Kathie Pollard, Policy Officer at the Commission, explains the thinking behind the guidance. “Getting the measure right is crucially important. If we measure the wrong thing, we will do the wrong thing. If...

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  • Does the National Performance Framework mean anything to the third sector?

    29th October 2019 by

    Steven Marwick, Director of Evaluation Support Scotland (ESS), kindly agreed to reflect on an event ESS ran with us earlier in June.     Does the National Performance Framework mean anything to the third sector? That’s the question a group of third sector organisations were answering at an event in June 2019. If the answer...

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  • The big picture

    11th March 2019 by

    section of illustrated outcomes picture

    My friend and colleague, Linda Hunter, had been getting lots of questions from her daughters about what she does at work. So Linda decided to use the National Performance Framework as the basis of an illustration to tell them the story of how the work we do in the Scottish Government connects to the things and people they know.

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