Peer challenge and support

To continually improve, organisations need to be open to challenge and respond constructively.

This section describes tools for self and external review of your organisation's performance and ways of working, including:

  • self-assessment
  • peer-led challenge
  • validation
  • peer review
  • facility accreditation.
Description of support available Who is involved Delivery Availability
Culture and sport improvement toolkit - on the LGA (formerly IDeA) website Co-funded support delivered in partnership with LGA National Now
Guide to improving performance management in the culture and sport sector - on the LGA website Co-funded support delivered in partnership with LGA National Now
The relationship between Arts Council England and its regularly funded organisations - publication on the Arts Council England website Arts Council England National development; regional delivery Now
Artistic assessment scheme - publication on the Arts Council England website Arts Council England National development; regional delivery Now
Arts organisation self-evaluation framework - on the Arts Council England website Arts Council England National development; regional delivery Now
Arts checklist: a tool for the self-assessment of local government arts services Arts Council England and National Association of Local Government Arts Officers (NALGAO)   In development
Arts Quest: a means of assessing arts facilities, to be included in the regularly-funded organisation (RFO) annual review process Arts Council England National development; regional delivery By 2012
Accreditation scheme for UK museums - on the MLA website MLA National Now
MLA light-touch peer review tool for museims, libraries and archives

Contact the MLA field team for more information - on the MLA website
MLA National and regional Now
MLA council improvement web resource

Includes advice and guidance on performance management, identifying improvement needs and planning improvement, sector standards, and delivering outcomes.

MLA improvement support - on the MLA website
MLA National Now
MLA council improvement planning support

Support for facilitated workshops to help councils identify their improvement priorities.

Contact the MLA regional field team for more information - on the MLA website
MLA National Now
Towards an excellent service (TAES) for parks and open spaces - improvement planning framework on the CABE Space website CABE Space National Now
Spaceshifter improvement engagement toolkit - on the CABE Space website CABE Space National Now
Customised support from LGA. For more information, contact:

Martyn Allison
National Adviser
Email: martyn.allison@local.gov.uk
LGA National Now


 

27 June 2012

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