Projects tagged with Policy
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5 Nov 2015
Topics: Evaluation, Literature review, Social Services, Families & Whānau, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Policy, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life
Supporting families with complex needs often requires funding and delivery arrangements that differ from standard social services. A continuum of interventions, including individual, targeted approaches alongside universal approaches, is required to bring about significant change at the population level. This...
This annual report is the 15th in a series that examines trends in temporary and permanent migration to and from New Zealand. The report updates trends to 2014/15 and compares recent immigration patterns with patterns identified in previous years.
Topics: Evaluation, Research, Employment & Labour, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Productivity, Absenteeism & Truancy, Education & Training, Pedagogy, Teachers, Literacy & Numeracy, Schools, Secondary Education, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Policy
Partnership Schools | Kura Hourua (PSKH) are a new kind of school/kura outside the state system. The sponsors of PSKH are accountable to the Crown for raising student achievement through contracts to achieve specified school-level targets. Contracts will be renewed or revoked depending on the sponsor's performance. The most...
15 Sep 2015
Topics: Research, Law & Justice, Housing & Homelessness, Income & Wealth, Inequality, Families & Whānau, Households, Policy
Renting was previously a stepping stone between living with your parents and home-ownership. For some, renting is a strategic choice; giving them flexibility and the freedom to move. This report is not about those people. This report is about the people who have limited choices: families no longer able to...
This report is the second annual evaluation report for the Teach First NZ pilot programme. The first report focused on the programme’s first year, Cohort 13. This second report focuses on Year 2 for Cohort 13 and Year 1 for Cohort 14. This 2014 evaluation confirms that, in general, the Teach First NZ programme...
New Zealand's Tertiary Education Research is one of six reports to be published this year, replacing Profile & Trends: New Zealand's Tertiary Education Sector. The new Profile & Trends series will be published throughout the year as...
14 Aug 2015
Topics: Evaluation, Literature review, Families & Whānau, Relationships, Policy, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged, Resilience
Many families successfully cope with difficult situations, but some do not. ‘Family resilience’ explains how families draw on...
Topics: Research, Law & Justice, Employment & Labour, Income & Wealth, Inequality, Education & Training, Policy, International students, Migrants, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status
In 2013, the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) commenced a programme of research on vulnerable temporary migrant workers. The first phase involved a review of New Zealand and international literature on the vulnerability of temporary migrant workers (Yuan, Cain and Spoonley, 2014) and an analysis of existing...
Topics: Evaluation, Monitoring, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Absenteeism & Truancy, Education & Training, Literacy & Numeracy, Schools, Secondary Education, Tertiary Education, Policy, Behaviour Management
The Youth Guarantee policy provides opportunities to support 16- and 17-year-olds to achieve education success, and progress into further education, training and employment. It supports schools, tertiary education organisations and employers to work together in new ways. From 2014, the age range was extended to include 18- and...
Topics: Research, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Policy, Communicating, Information & Communications Technology, Media & Communications
The Discussion Document Content Regulation in a Converged World outlines the Government’s approach to supporting and regulating the production of media content, and invites submissions on a range of options designed to ensure our regulatory and policy settings are fit for purpose and up to date in light of the convergence of...
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