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PVMF Valuing and Investing in the Arts
Pracsys Economics
Intelligence Agency
Department of Culture and the Arts (WA)

This report was prepared by Pracsys Economics and the Intelligence Agency in August 2012 for the Department of Culture and the Arts, Western Australia. The report outlines and describes in detail the public value measurement framework (PVMF) model, including the rationale underpinning development of the framework, steps involved in the development process, stakeholder feedback and peer review.

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Quality Metrics National Test Final Report
Alison Whitaker
John Knell
Arts Council England

The report discusses the process and outcomes of the Quality Metrics National Test. It outlines the objectives, the evaluation activity undertaken and the key findings.

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Participatory Metrics Final Report
Alison Whitaker
John Knell
Arts Council England

The participatory metrics report was written and published alongside the Quality Metrics National Test. It outlines underlying principles, desired outcomes, short-listed participatory metrics set and results from the project.

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Manchester Metrics Pilot: Measuring Quality in the Cultural Sector
Catherine Bunting
John Knell
Manchester Metrics Group

This report was prepared by Catherine Bunting and John Knell of Culture Counts in May 2014 for the Manchester Metrics Group. The Manchester Metrics Group, inspired by the PVMF project in WA and supported by Arts Council England, formed to play a role in shaping the cultural measurement framework. This report presents the results and outcomes arising from co-production of the metrics and testing the evaluation methodology and tools across eight Manchester organisation events.

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Glasgow 2014: Evaluating the quality of artist, peer and audience experience
Catherine Bunting
John Knell
Creative Scotland & Glasgow Life

This report was prepared by Catherine Bunting and John Knell in March 2015 for Creative Scotland and Glasgow Life. Culture Counts was commissioned to evaluate the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games Cultural Programme, using the Culture Counts quality metrics and digital tools. This report presents the analysis, results and findings from the evaluation of 11 diverse events in the programme.

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Digital R&D Fund: HOME Quality Metrics Research & Development Report
Quality Metrics Project

This report was prepared in November 2015 by the Quality Metrics Project consortium. The report describes the work undertaken by the consortium, comprised of a cultural partner, research partner and academic partner, following receipt of Digital R&D funding in 2014. It offers an interim analysis of progress made by the group toward achieving defined outcomes in cultural measurement and data use. It also identifies future steps and raises key questions for critical assessment and enquiry.

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Funding Process Review for DCA
Pracsys Economics
Department of Culture and the Arts (WA)

This report was prepared by Pracsys Economics in May 2012 for the Department of Culture and the Arts, Western Australia. DCA was seeking to better understand and measure the public value created by its investments in arts and cultural activity in WA and their role as a development agency for the sector, through development of a new public value measurement framework (PVMF). This report provided an understanding of contemporary thinking on public value measurement in the cultural sector, with particular focus on how it related to performance measurement within DCA. It also examined practical implementation issues faced by DCA when applying the new framework to policy development, funding applications and funding acquittals.

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PVMF Measuring Quality
Department of Culture and the Arts (WA)

This report was published by the Department of Culture and the Arts, Western Australia, in August 2014. It provides a concise account of the project, summarising three years of work in developing the new system for measuring cultural value. The report outlines the logic model, the metrics, the software tools, international involvement and steps in introducing cultural organisations to the system.

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Developing Participatory Metrics
Catherine Bunting
John Knell
Arts Council England

This report was prepared by Catherine Bunting and John Knell of Culture Counts in July 2015 for Arts Council England. The report discusses the process and outcomes from initial work with cultural organisations and experts to coproduce a new set of standardised metrics to measure the quality and impact of participatory work. It outlines the underlying principles, desired outcomes, short-listed metrics set and results from preliminary testing.

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Public Value Measurement Framework (PVMF) Implementation
Pracsys Economics
Intelligence Agency
Department of Culture and the Arts (WA)

This report was prepared by Pracsys Economics and the Intelligence Agency in August 2013 for the Department of Culture and the Arts, Western Australia. It is a comprehensive report on the process undertaken in developing, testing and implementing the new system for public value measurement in WA. The report focuses on the implementation stages, including development of the web portal assessment tool. Building on prior work in developing agreed intrinsic value definitions, this report discusses other types and measures of public value that also sit within the policy framework.

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