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Posts tagged ‘evaluation’

Evaluation framework for the Healthy Homes Guarantee Act

Year: 2018

Developed a framework to guide the evaluation of the effectiveness of the Healthy Homes Guarantee Act and its implementation via the Healthy Homes Standards, information and education campaigns, and enforcement of compliance. 

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Evaluation framework for the labour market migration policy changes

Year: 2017

A framework was developed to guide an evaluation of the effectiveness of the 2017 changes to the Essential Skills Work visas and Skilled Migrant Category Residence visas. The framework specifies a mixed method evaluation that will gather information from diverse sources over three years. It will ascertain the extent to which the policy changes have achieved their goals and avoided unintended, negative consequences.

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Guidance on evaluating machinery of government changes

Year: 2017

Developed guidance on how to evaluate machinery of government changes. This will be included in the State Services Commission’s updated suite of information on reviewing the machinery of government.

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Development of an evidence rating scale for the New Zealand social sector

Year: 2016

Standards of evidence are rating scales against which evidence for the effectiveness of social interventions can be assessed. International best practice in the development and use of standards of evidence was reviewed, and follow-up work with Superu developed an evidence rating scale for New Zealand. The rating scale has been adopted for use in assessing the evidence supporting social investment budget bids in 2018.

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Guidance on evaluation and critical appraisal of evidence

Year: 2015

Produced several guidance resources on evaluation and critical appraisal of research and evaluation evidence, tailored for policy, funding agency, and NGO (non-government organisation) staff. Superu will use these resources in their work on lifting the standards of research and evaluation in the New Zealand social sector.

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Guidance on environmental evaluation

Year: 2012

Produced guidance materials on the evaluation of environmental policies, synthesising evaluation theory with state of the art techniques in environmental evaluation. The guidance was tailored for specialist and non-specialist audiences, and has been used by the Ministry as a reference document and an educational resource.

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Development of a monitoring and evaluation framework to support the Pest Management National Plan of Action, 2010-2035

Years: 2011 – 2012

A monitoring and evaluation framework was developed to enable pest management agencies to assess the value of pest management, and to assist the development of an agile, efficient and effective pest management system.

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Evaluation of outcomes from New Zealand use of the Australian Synchrotron

Year: 2011

An evaluation of New Zealand researchers’ usage of, and outcomes from using the Australian Synchrotron was completed, and informed the negotiations for further New Zealand access to the facility.

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E Tū Kahikatea – Evaluation of the Contribution of Te Wānanga o Aotearoa to Aotearoa New Zealand Communities and Society

Years: 2008 – 2010

A large scale, mixed method research and evaluation project examined Te Wānanga o Aotearoa practices, and evaluated the outcomes from Te Wānanga o Aotearoa education. Te Wānanga o Aotearoa is New Zealand’s second largest tertiary education institution, and this report helped to fill a significant and longstanding gap in New Zealand’s understanding of how it works and what it achieves.

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Outcomes from the Market Development Assistance Scheme: findings from interviews with recipient firms

Year: 2008

Interviews with firms that had received support from the Market Development Assistance Scheme contributed to the Ministry’s evaluation of the scheme.

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