National Performance Framework
14th November 2022 by Lesley Thomson
Scotland's National Performance Framework celebrates its fifteenth birthday. An update on progress and some next steps.
12th April 2022 by Lesley Thomson
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).
27th October 2020 by Lesley Thomson
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...
22nd July 2020 by Lesley Thomson
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...
29th October 2019 by Lesley Thomson
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...
11th March 2019 by Lesley Thomson
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.