Projects tagged with Policy
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Becoming Better Helpers: rethinking language to move beyond simplistic responses to women experiencing intimate partner violence
Topics: Literature review, Research, Advocacy, Support Groups, Community Development, Abuse & Neglect, Crime & Safety, Family Violence, Law & Justice, Social Services, Policy
The prevalence of family violence is a persistent challenge facing New Zealand. Its effects are pervasive, spanning multiple levels: individuals, family/whānau, communities, and society in general. A major challenge in effectively addressing family violence is the apparent disconnect that exists between the various agencies and...
30 Mar 2015
Topics: Evaluation, International Research, Literature review, Research, Abuse & Neglect, Bullying, Family Violence, Early Childhood Education, Education & Training, Families & Whānau, Households, Parenting, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Policy, Healthcare, Whānau, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status, Culture, Customs & Traditions
Many parenting programmes are effective and support family wellbeing by improving parenting practices and thereby reducing the risks associated with child maltreatment. The review found: There are many effective parenting programmes and these share common characteristics.
Topics: Evaluation, Monitoring, Employment & Labour, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Income & Wealth, Community Education, Education & Training, Schools, Tertiary Education, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Policy
This paper describes an investigation into apprenticeship-type training programmes offered by tertiary education institutions. Most people who qualify for a trade do so via the industry training system, in an in-work and off-job training arrangement organised through an industry training organisation (ITO)....
Topics: International Research, Employment & Labour, Education & Training, Pedagogy, E-Learning, Policy, Labour force
This report gives an overview of the literature relating to e-learning in workplaces in New Zealand, Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
Topics: Evaluation, Advocacy, Self-Advocacy, Community Development, Not for profit, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Social Services, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Leadership, Local Government, Policy
The philosophy underpinning community-led development is one of community empowerment. It is illustrated by broad community engagement to identify shared issues and concerns to generate local solutions. The community-led development approach focusses on communities as a whole, rather than on specific...
Topics: Evaluation, Research, Employment & Labour, Housing & Homelessness, Income & Wealth, Retirement, Social Security & Welfare, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Policy, Older People, Socio-economic status
The kiwiSaver Evaluation series is part of the programme of reporting, agreed to by Ministers at the outset of the evaluation, which is intended to provide regular performance-related information on KiwiSaver. The objectives of the evaluation are to: · Assess the early implementation and delivery of KiwiSaver...
Topics: Research, Self-Advocacy, Community Development, Employment & Labour, Income & Wealth, Inequality, Poverty & Child Poverty, Unemployment, Families & Whānau, Households, Parenting, Policy, Mental Health, Resilience
Many New Zealand families are on a low income; some of these families manage to meet their everyday needs while others do not. For example, less than a half of those in the bottom income decile, and a third in the second lowest decile, report that their income is inadequate to meet their everyday needs. The...
This report analyses the impact of Te Kotahitanga Phase 5 on Māori student achievement and wellbeing and explores the design and implementation features that enabled such accelerated improvement. It has implications for policy makers, teachers, middle and senior leaders, principals, providers of professional...
10 Dec 2014
with: Ministry of Health: MoH
Topics: Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Public Service, Healthcare, Children, Evaluation, Research, Policy
This publication is a summary report on stage two review of the Children’s Spectacle Subsidy undertaken by Litmus Ltd. The report summarises the findings and next steps aimed at improving value for money and the long-term sustainability of the Subsidy. The key areas relate to:the development of clinical guidelinesimproved...
Practice: The New Zealand Corrections Journal - Volume 2 Issue 3: December 2014 - Collaboration and Partnerships
8 Dec 2014
Topics: Evaluation, Research, Conflict & Conflict Resolution, Crime & Safety, Law & Justice, Prisons, Social Security & Welfare, Tertiary Education, Transport, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Policy, Public Service, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Prisoners, Youth
Volume 2 Issue 3 of Practice: The New Zealand Corrections Journal focuses on Collaboration and Partnerships and includes: Editorial - Ben Clark Custodial / case management practice collaboration in a custodial environment - Sarah Symonds, Neil...
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