Projects tagged with Literature review
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with: Ministry for Women
Topics: International Research, Literature review, Employment & Labour, Early Childhood Education, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Children, Women, Socio-economic status
This is a selective review of the evidence on the link between the cost and availability of early childhood education (ECE), and parents’, particularly mothers’, participation in work. This review is intended to inform policy advice on what impact changes in ECE costs would be likely to have on New Zealand mothers’ participation...
Topics: International Research, Literature review, Voluntary & Community, Crime & Safety, Law & Justice
Community Sentence Patterns in New Zealand (published April 2012) investigates the reasons why there are relatively high volumes of offenders on community sentences in New Zealand compared with other jurisdictions. It compares criminal justice statistics from New Zealand to England/Wales, Australia, Scotland and the United...
Should the focus of publicly provided small business assistance be on start-ups or growth businesses?
Topics: Literature review, Economic Growth, Employment & Labour, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Productivity, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Policy
How is New Zealand best able to maximise the potential of its enterprise population? The simple answer is that it has to ensure that the "rules of the game‟ (incentives and signals) are as good as they can be. Nonetheless, there still may be instances of market failure, suggesting grounds for publicly provided business...
Topics: Literature review, Research, Economic Growth, Employment & Labour, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Productivity, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Local Government, Policy
Place matters in innovation. New ideas – and the capability to translate them into innovative goods, services, processes or markets – rely on the sharing of knowledge and resources by a diverse range of players, including firms, suppliers, employees, universities and government research institutes. For this paper, a review was...
Topics: International Research, Literature review, Employment & Labour, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Income & Wealth, Inequality, Retirement, Social Security & Welfare, Older People, Women
As the policy challenges of dealing simultaneously with an ageing population, increased costs of health care and welfare benefits, and economic and fiscal constraints, an increased expectation for self-funding in relation to retirement income is being encouraged in New Zealand. At the same time, there is recognition that...
Topics: Evaluation, Kaupapa Māori, Literature review, Inequality, Pedagogy, Teachers, Schools, Secondary Education, Te Āo Māori, Whānau, Socio-economic status
The Te Kōtahitanga project sought to investigate how to improve the educational achievement of Māori students in mainstream secondary school classrooms, by talking with Māori students and other participants in their education. It was from these narratives that the rest of the Te Kōtahitanga project developed. ...
A Review of the Child, Youth and Family Complaints Resolution Policy and Procedure: Recommendations on how Child, Youth and Family can take a child-centred approach to complaints
Topics: Evaluation, Literature review, Advocacy, Conflict & Conflict Resolution, Human Rights & Civil Liberties, Social Security & Welfare, Social Services, Families & Whānau, Policy, Children, Youth, Communicating
This is the report of the Office of the Children’s Commissioner on the quality of complaints procedures available to children who have involvement with Child, Youth and Family.
Topics: Literature review, Crime & Safety, Education & Training, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Policy, Drugs & Alcohol
This review focuses on research that considers the role of alcohol in causing injury and the effectiveness of educational and environmental strategies in preventing alcohol-related injury. It should be read in the context of other research on the effectiveness of policies and interventions directed at alcohol-related harm...
Topics: Literature review, Crime & Safety, Law & Justice, Mental Health, Youth, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status
This review covers: trends in youth offending in New Zealand, developmental considerations, interventions and youth offending, characteristics of effective programmes, and specific responsivity (2012).
Topics: International Research, Literature review, Research, Community Development, Crime & Safety, Family Violence, Prisons, Victims, Families & Whānau, Marriage & Marital Relationship, Relationships, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Prisoners, Gender, Sexuality
This literature and research review looked at the status of domestic violence interventions in Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, United States and New Zealand (2012).
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