Projects tagged with Science & Technology
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What Works: Going digital to deliver wellbeing services to young people? Insights from e-tools supporting youth mental health and parenting
30 Jun 2016
From online programmes to serious games, video teleconferencing and text counselling, digital platforms lend themselves to providing preventive and self-managed care options. Commonly cited benefits include consumer empowerment, scalability, possible efficiency gains, reduced burden and social cost, standardisation of programmes...
The Government is currently undertaking a review of content classification in New Zealand, with one potential outcome being that all content could use the same set of content warnings or classifications in the future, regardless of format or medium. Results of recent research by UMR commissioned by the Classification Office...
This report comes from an exploratory project looking at professional learning and development for primary science teachers. In recent years there has been increased interest in science in New Zealand for social and economic reasons. However, there has been concern that the primary school system is not...
New Zealand has a poor productivity track record at the level of the aggregate economy and there is little evidence of productivity “catching up” towards that of leading economies. At the same time, there is a very wide distribution of productivity levels among firms within the same industries and it is at least possible that...
The Regional Business Partners (RBP) programme was established in 2010. It is a network of 14 regionally based entities – delivery agents or regional partners – that offer support to firms to undertake management capability improvement and research and development (R&D). The programme supports small and medium-size...
Science capabilities are a set of ideas for teachers to think with about science education. There are five: gathering and interpreting data, using evidence, critiquing evidence, interpreting representations of science, and engaging with science. This paper explores what student progress in developing capabilities might look like...
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...
This paper summarises the available information on skills matching in the information and communications technology (ICT) sector. It draws from statistics and research in the area, and from recent systematic discussions with representatives from the ICT sector and from tertiary providers. It does not address any policy...
Investigation into the Effect of Gambling Game Characteristics, PIDS and Pop-up Technology on Gambling and Problem Gambling Behaviour - Implementation 2007-2010
7 Aug 2014
with: Ministry of Health: MoH
This research was carried out to understand the impacts of PIDs and pop-up messages, and to explore the effects of EGM game characteristics and casino table game characteristics, on gambler behaviour and gambling-related harms.
Topics: Evaluation, Food, Natural Resources, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Disease, Hazards, Healthcare, Science & Technology
20 August 2014 Dr Roger Blakeley Chief Planning Officer Auckland Council Dear Dr Blakeley In February this year, on behalf of several Councils, you made similar requests to the Prime Minister’s Chief Science Advisor (PMCSA), the Royal...
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