What works in assessing community participation?
Distributed for Policy Press at the University of Bristol
Background to the road testing
Why the benchmarks and audit tools were developed
The two assessment frameworks in a nutshell
What we did in the three pilot areas
The content of the audit tools and the benchmarks: What can the tools be used for?
What did the tools achieve during the pilot phase?
What parts of the tools should be used when?
Assessment exercises, techniques and processes
Issues of language and presentation
Further issues raised by the work with black and minority ethnic groups
What needed to be added to the frameworks?
Integrating the two tools
Application of the two tools: Access
Time and timing
The need for facilitation and expertise
Issues raised by the action research process
The skills that are needed to do this work
Voluntary or compulsory assessment?
Mainstreaming audit and development processes