Projects tagged with Policy
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4 Mar 2014
Topics: Monitoring, Natural Resources, Local Government, Policy, Healthcare, Biotechnology, Science & Technology
This report describes the microbiological and chemical quality of water in New Zealand drinking-water supplies serving populations of more than 100 people, and progress towards meeting the requirements of the Health Act 1956, from July 2012 to June 2013.
3 Mar 2014
This report provides an evidence-based overview of the implementation and delivery of the Rheumatic Fever Prevention Programme (RFPP) during its first 18 months, (July 2011 to December 2012). It also recommends options to enhance the future implementation of the programme.
Topics: International Research, Literature review, Research, Bullying, Crime & Safety, Human Rights & Civil Liberties, Law & Justice, Victims, Employment & Labour, Income & Wealth, Inequality, Poverty & Child Poverty, Policy, Migrants, Labour force
Although New Zealand has long depended on immigrant settlers to supplement the national supply of labour, there has been a substantial increase recently in the number of temporary migrants arriving. Temporary migrants play an important role in the labour market, participating in both skilled and unskilled...
Topics: International Research, Literature review, Education & Training, Policy, Hazards, Healthcare
Variation in medical practice has become a major topic of inquiry for health services researchers. Investigators have frequently documented variation in the way in which health services are delivered, both among individual clinicians and across geographic areas, and have found that such variation often cannot be explained by...
Topics: Schools, Secondary Education, Tertiary Education, Policy, Leadership, Child Development, Children, Youth, Monitoring
This report published annually provides an overview of Māori education, from early childhood to the tertiary sector. It includes initiatives specifically directed to Māori. Statistical analysis is also included.
Topics: Tertiary Education, Youth, Policy, Monitoring, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Secondary Education
This report focuses on the initial implementation of the Youth Guarantee policy in the period from 2010 to 2012 and looks at how effective the fees-free places and secondary-tertiary programmes were in improving educational outcomes for young people. Youth training is also included, as funding was transferred from this programme...
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: Evaluation, International Research, Literature review, Parenting, Policy, Healthcare, Children, Biotechnology
This publication documents the research and outcomes of an independent review of Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) in New Zealand, which was undertaken on behalf of the Ministries of Health and Education by Sapere Research Group.
14 Jan 2014
Topics: Kaupapa Māori, Research, Community Development, Family Violence, Employment & Labour, Housing & Homelessness, Social Services, Families & Whānau, Policy, Healthcare, Mental Health, Te Āo Māori, Whānau, Socio-economic status, Race & Ethnicity
This report is an independent review of the health and social needs of Chatham Islanders.
New research explores the issue of bullying in the Wellington suburbs of Newtown, Berhampore, Kilbirnie and Strathmore. Skylight Trust talked with 65 kids and 6 adults to find out what sort of bullying they saw, who they went to for support, and what could be done about bullying. The survey found that:
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