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Topics: Monitoring, Research, Community Development, Families & Whānau, Marriage & Marital Relationship, Relationships, Single Parents, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status, Race & Ethnicity
Here you’ll find regional data on the wellbeing of families and whānau across the different regions of New Zealand: National Northland Auckland Waikato Bay of Plenty Hawke’s Bay Gisborne Taranaki Manawatu-Whanganui Wellington Marlborough & Nelson West Coast & Tasman Canterbury Otago Southland Our regional data about families and...
Ministry of Social Development: MSD, Social Policy Evaluation and Research Unit: Superu (Legally known as the Families Commission)
Effective Community-level change: What makes community-level initiatives effective and how can government best support them?
Topics: Literature review, Research, Community Development, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Local Government
Community-level initiatives have been widely implemented in New Zealand and overseas. However, there is a lack of robust quantitative evidence on whether community-level initiatives are effective in achieving their outcomes. The purpose of the research was to draw together existing evidence to provide insights about what works and how...
Topics: Evaluation, Research, Community Development, Community Education, Pedagogy, Teachers, Impact on Education, Schools, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Whanaungatanga
Parents, families and whānau want their children to feel they belong at school and experience success. They want to be involved in their child’s learning – to understand what is expected and to know how they can contribute. This involvement contributes to each child’s learning and success and is vital for children at risk of not...
Topics: Evaluation, Research, Community Development, Employment & Labour, Income & Wealth, Inequality, Education & Training, Natural Disasters, Women, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Discrimination, Gender
Getting it done shares what the Ministry and its Canterbury partners have learnt over the past two years. Following the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes, data showed a significant negative impact on women’s employment in Canterbury. This report discusses how the work of the Ministry and its partners has led to increasing numbers of women...
Topics: Evaluation, Community Development, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Housing & Homelessness, Social Services, Healthcare, Disability
This report is a summary of findings from the first 12 months of the Choice in Community Living (CiCL) demonstration project. The evaluation has aimed to help key stakeholders involved in its development and implementation by providing information about how activities are working and identifying issues for further consideration. The...
Topics: Evaluation, Community Development, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Social Services, Families & Whānau, Healthcare, Disability
This report follows on from a 2012 evaluation of local area coordination in New Zealand. The primary aim is to help key stakeholders involved in the development and implementation of the New Model Demonstration Project by providing information about how activities are working and identifying issues for further consideration. While...
Topics: Evaluation, Literature review, Community Development, Pedagogy, Primary Education, Teachers, Schools, Secondary Education, Behaviour Management
School-Wide in New Zealand: Main evaluation findings This report summarises the findings from the final phase of an evaluation of Positive Behaviour for Learning (PB4L) School-Wide. It describes the extent of implementation of School-Wide in schools, identifies short-term shifts and considers the longer term sustainability of the...
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Support Groups, Community Development, Emergency Services & Disaster Relief, Economic Growth, Income & Wealth, Education & Training, Natural Disasters, Transport, Healthcare, Mental Health, Population Shifts, Urban, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged, Quality of Life, Resilience, Socio-economic status
The Canterbury Wellbeing Index tracks the progress of the social recovery, using indicators to provide information on the impacts of the earthquakes on wellbeing and to identify emerging social trends and issues. It helps CERA and partner agencies make decisions about the most efficient way to target funds and resources. It also provides...
9 Jul 2015
Topics: Monitoring, Research, Community Development, Poverty & Child Poverty, Social Impact, Families & Whānau, Households, Parenting, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Policy, Healthcare, Whānau, Children, Māori, Women, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status
The Families and Whānau Status Report is a series that aims to enrich our understanding of family and whānau wellbeing. Measuring family wellbeing is complicated, not just because there is no universally agreed definition of what we mean by family or wellbeing, but also because multiple and inter-related factors impact on the daily...
Topics: Evaluation, Research, Community Development, Early Childhood Education, Pedagogy, Schools, Kaupapa
This report addresses the following research questions exploring assessment practices around learning outcomes information in ECE services and the first years of school. What learning information would/do parents and whānau, teachers in ECE services and junior schools value? What is the practice around learning outcomes information in...
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