Projects tagged with Policy
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Patient Safety Week was an awareness raising week run by the Health Quality & Safety Commission as part of the Open for better care campaign. The purpose of the week, which ran from 3 to 9 November 2014, was to: create focus, energy, momentum and raise...
27 Nov 2014
with: Ministry of Health: MoH
New Zealand, tobacco use is the single largest cause of preventable death, and a major factor contributing to health inequality. Half of all long-term smokers die from a smoking-related illness and the average lifespan of long-term smokers who die prematurely from smoking is 15 years less than non-smokers. Between 4500 and 5000...
Topics: Evaluation, Monitoring, Pedagogy, Teachers, Literacy & Numeracy, Schools, Special Education, Policy, Science & Technology
Data on students taught by Resource Teachers: Literacy (RT:Lits) and their precursors, the Resource Teachers of Reading (RTRs) have been collected and analysed each year since 1992. RT:Lits offer specialist assistance to primary and intermediate level school students (mostly six to twelve-year-olds) with moderate difficulties in...
The Canterbury Work Rights (CWR) Initiative came into force on 27 August 2012. The initiative trialled the extension of eligibility for part-time work rights for English language and foundation students in Canterbury. The objectives of the CWR initiative were to support the Canterbury International Education Strategy’s focus on...
with: Statistics New Zealand
Coverage assessment in an administrative census: A progress report on issues and methods reports on preliminary investigation into issues and methods for coverage assessment, if Statistics NZ moves to a Census of Population and Dwellings based primarily on administrative data. The paper...
Evaluating the potential of linked data sources for population estimates: The Integrated Data Infrastructure as an example
with: Statistics New Zealand
Evaluating the potential of linked data sources for population estimates: The Integrated Data Infrastructure as an example is part of the first phase of the longer-term strand of the Census Transformation programme. The paper describes a preliminary investigation into the feasibility of...
Reducing Harm from Falls - Evaluation of the Mini-Collaborative Aged Residential Care Programme in the Wellington Region
The Health Quality & Safety Commission (HQSC) in conjunction with the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) and three Wellington-based District Health Boards (DHBs), established a mini-collaborative to coordinate a 10-month collaboration to reduce harm from falls in age-related residential care (ARRC).
Topics: Evaluation, International Research, Literature review, Parenting, Policy, Behaviour Management, Child Development, Children, Socio-economic status
The Ministries of Education, Health and Social Development, in collaboration with academic experts, established the Incredible Years Pilot Study to assess the efficacy of the Incredible Years Parent programme in New Zealand.The findings of the evaluation will inform the further development of existing IYP programmes and guide...
Supporting disabled people and people with health conditions into work through the Health and Disability Long Term Work Programme
22 Jul 2014
Topics: Evaluation, Employment & Labour, Income & Wealth, Leadership, Policy, Disability, Discrimination
The Health and Disability Long Term Work Programme aims to increase the number of disabled people, including long-term unemployed disabled people, in paid employment on an equal basis with others. It is a four year programme that contributes to the Disability Action Plan and builds on the Health and Disability Welfare Reform...
7 Jul 2014
Topics: Evaluation, International Research, Methodology, Monitoring, Social Security & Welfare, Social Services, Policy, Population Shifts
This is the first internal actuarial report produced in relation to the forward liabilities of the welfare system. The purpose of the report is for the Chief Actuary to independently: Review and comment on the valuation of the forward liability and what can be learned from analysis of the change in...
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