Projects tagged with Policy
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Topics: Evaluation, Community Development, Families & Whānau, Leadership, Policy, Disability, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life
This report details the findings from an initial evaluation of the Enabling Good Lives (EGL) Demonstration in Christchurch. EGL is a new approach to supporting disabled people to live their vision of a good life. Under the approach, disabled people and their families are offered planning and facilitation along...
Topics: Research, Social Services, Policy, Public Service, Communicating, Information & Communications Technology
Life is about events, not services. When customers contact government they do so in order to achieve an outcome greater than the agency’s own. But often services reflect agency priorities and silos, rather than customers’ needs and circumstances. As we move to a digital by default model of service provision we need to place...
This research note focusses on the operation and role of the decumulation market in the context of an ageing population. This market includes financial products and activities which help people convert assets that have been built up earlier in life into incomes at and throughout retirement. This can include annuities, income...
Topics: Research, Not for profit, Law & Justice, Victims, Poverty & Child Poverty, Education & Training, Policy, Gambling
Preventing and minimising the harm associated with problem gambling is a key element of the regulatory framework for gambling. Much of the intervention in this area is focused on identifying individuals who are problem gamblers or at risk of becoming a problem gambler. Accordingly casino and class 4 operators...
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...
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