Projects tagged with Information & Communications Technology
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Topics: Tertiary Education, E-Learning, Leadership, Policy, Innovation, Information & Communications Technology
This report presents a view of extramural (or distance education) students’ participation and achievement in tertiary education from 2004 to 2011. It compares participation and completion rates in courses provided extramurally with intramural courses. It also looks at the prevalence of e-learning in extramural courses and...
Topics: Research, Drugs & Alcohol, Hazards, Information & Communications Technology, Media & Communications
This fact sheet uses data from HPA's 2014 Health and Lifestyles Survey (HLS) to gauge tobacco brand recognition among New Zealand adults. This is achieved by assessing the ability to recognise the packs associated with tobacco brands sold in New Zealand. Monitoring changes in tobacco brand recognition over time will help...
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Law & Justice, Caregivers, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Diet & Nutrition, Information & Communications Technology, Media & Communications, Social Media
The Health Promotion Agency (HPA) monitors parents and caregivers’ opinions on food marketing to children in the Health and Lifestyles Survey (HLS). Results from the 2012 HLS are presented below. Parents and caregivers were asked how much they generally support or oppose a ban on food advertising at times when children watch TV...
Topics: Evaluation, Emissions, Hazards, Healthcare, Youth, Information & Communications Technology, Social Media
The sun safety programme of HPA launched a campaign, ‘Don’t Let the Sun Get Under Your Skin’ (UYS), to promote sun-safe knowledge, attitudes, and behaviours among young New Zealanders. Two of the main campaign activities include events that feature the use of an ultraviolet (UV) camera to show young people the damage they have...
with: NZ On Air
Since 1989 NZ On Air has measured local free-to-air television content. This report compares the schedules of the six national free-to-air channels, to observe trends and changes in the local content landscape. Local content accounted for 12,145 hours of broadcast time in 2013, a 333% increase since the first ...
Review of Disability Support Services, Putting People First: A Review of Disability Support Services Performance and Quality Management Processes for Purchased Provider Services
with: Ministry of Health: MoH
Topics: Evaluation, Research, Social Services, Policy, Public Service, Healthcare, Disability, Quality of Life, Information & Communications Technology
This independent review looks at the effectiveness of the current disability support services performance and quality management processes for residential disability providers. The external review panel was asked to evaluate: the clarity of the Ministry of Health’s communications to providers on...
with: Ministry of Health: MoH
Topics: Evaluation, Monitoring, Research, Policy, Public Service, Disease, Hazards, Healthcare, Quality of Life, Biotechnology, Information & Communications Technology
In June 2012 the Ministry of Health convened a Panel of Experts to provide advice after the occurrence of five incidents of serious errors in reporting of anatomical pathology results. The errors occurred over a two year period, four incidents involved breast biopsy tissue and the fifth involved oral tissue,...
Topics: Literature review, Research, Youth, Information & Communications Technology, Media & Communications
Young New Zealanders are one of the groups most affected by the decisions of the Classification Office. This set of research reports explores this group's perceptions of the harm that can come from the content in films and games, and the systems set up to regulate and restrict access to this content. The...
with: Ministry of Justice: MoJ
Topics: Research, Crime & Safety, Law & Justice, Information & Communications Technology, Social Media
The Ministry of Justice (the Ministry) commissioned Colmar Brunton to undertake a survey to investigate public perceptions about crime and the criminal justice system. The survey is intended to provide a robust and nuanced measure of public opinion on crime and the criminal justice system.
Topics: International Research, Research, Employment & Labour, Productivity, Labour force, Information & Communications Technology
This Commission Research Paper provides an assessment of New Zealand’s productivity performance for the whole economy, for individual industries and compared to other OECD countries. The research shows that New Zealand has generally poor productivity performance – both at the economy-wide and industry levels....
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