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Topics: Evaluation, Employment & Labour, Teachers, Schools, Secondary Education, Tertiary Education, Policy, Innovation
This evaluation’s main purpose is to understand how well the programme has been implemented and to what extent it has achieved its objectives. The key evaluation questions are: How well (effectively and efficiently) has the programme been implemented? To what extent has the...
with: Statistics New Zealand
Some countries, including Finland and Denmark, are now conducting their population censuses using administrative data registers rather than a nationwide survey of households. This information paper describes the main features of a register-based census, and the necessary pre-conditions for this approach. The...
5 Mar 2012
with: Ministry of Health: MoH
This paper compares three of these ways: health impact assessment (HIA); seconding public health professionals to local government (secondment); and community-driven planning, by studying recent New Zealand cases. The HIA case study showed the potential for HIA to avert significant unforeseen negative health...
Topics: Research, Non-Governmental Organisation (NGOs), Social Services, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Leadership, Local Government, Mental Health, Labour force, Innovation
There are excellent examples of local service innovation in New Zealand that have resulted in improvements in access to acute services, continuity of care and service user and family/whānau satisfaction. While there was diversity in the examples of services showcased for this report, there were common themes to the success of...
New Zealand’s broad policy settings should generate GDP per capita 20% above the OECD average, but it is actually over 20% below average. Closing this gap would dramatically lift incomes and wellbeing for New Zealanders. The country has good resources – investment in physical capital and average years of...
As part of the continuing evaluation of the implementation of Reading Recovery, schools with Reading Recovery are asked to provide information for the Ministry of Education on an annual basis. This information is used to examine trends in the delivery of Reading Recovery and the progress of students, and to assist the Ministry...
This report was commissioned by the Ministry and undertaken by the Universal College of Learning in collaboration with Otago Polytechnic. It examined the multiplicity of staff development (SD) being offered in the polytechnic, university and college of education sectors. It used case study research methodology. It not only...
Assessment is carried out by foundation learning (adult literacy, numeracy and language) education providers in different ways and for different purposes. For some, the assessment is a starting point and part of enrolment. For others, the assessment is a way of measuring successful completion of a course, while others use the...
Topics: International Research, Literature review, Research, Economic Growth, Productivity, Education & Training, Urban, Information & Communications Technology, Innovation, Science & Technology
This paper examines one key theme of modern spatial economics relating to city development: Do the major cities within and across countries increasingly attract a disproportionate share of knowledge intensive economic activities? We describe trends in shares of knowledge intensive economic activities within five major New...
Topics: Evaluation, Conflict & Conflict Resolution, Law & Justice, Pedagogy, Teachers, Schools, Secondary Education, Special Education, Innovation
This report presents the findings from a research project carried out in 2008 on the educational histories and pathways of alternative education (A.E.) students in New Zealand.
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