Tag: consultation

Establishment of data systems and data team leadership for KnowYourStuffNZ

Set up and ran data collection, analysis and reporting functions for KnowYourStuffNZ: a grass-roots community organisation that provides drug-related harm reduction services across Aotearoa. Established and led KnowYourStuffNZ’s data team from 2020 to 2022. The data team’s work has enabled quality assurance, continuous improvement, and accountability. It has also been a crucial contributor to KnowYourStuff’s …

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A New Zealand research agenda for digital inclusion

Developed a research agenda that sets out digital inclusion research priorities, key research questions, and suggested research projects. The research agenda will help the Department of Internal Affairs to support and build a strong body of New Zealand digital inclusion research. Year: 2019

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Guidance on evaluation of digital inclusion initiatives

Developed guidance for government on how to create incentives for and support evaluation of digital inclusion initiatives. The guidance is accompanied by a set of case studies of good examples of evaluation of digital inclusion initiatives. These reports are being used by the Department of Internal Affairs to promote better and more consistent evaluation of …

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Evaluation framework for the Healthy Homes Guarantee Act

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.  Year: 2018

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Evaluation framework for the labour market migration policy changes

Developed a framework to guide the evaluation of the effectiveness of the 2017 changes to the Essential Skills Work visas and Skilled Migrant Category Residence visas. The framework specified a mixed method evaluation making use of information gathered from diverse sources over three years. The evaluation will ascertain the extent to which the policy changes …

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Development of a mental health module for the New Zealand Health Survey

Developed a module for the New Zealand Health Survey that measured key aspects of New Zealanders’ mental health and mental health service use. The module was fielded in 2016/17 and was New Zealand’s first measurement of population mental health since 2003. Year: 2015

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