Here you’ll find useful information about research and evaluation, and tools so you can find other resources.
A short and practical user guide explaining how organisations can best use administrative data.
This is a framework which allows assessment of the quality of evidence on programme effectiveness.
A suite of three publications: two evaluation case studies and a report drawing important learnings from these two evaluations.
This toolkit provides users with a logical step-by-step and user-friendly guide on how you can enable your organisation to become evaluation-ready.
These standards (developed in partnership with ANZEA) promote good quality evaluation in New Zealand. These are relevant for providers, evaluators, participants and users (including funders) of evaluation.
Guidance on working collaboratively with providers and a practical checklist for assessing funding applications.
A step-by-step guide describing the basics of outcomes evaluation.
A guide on how to critically appraise evidence.
A downloadable glossary covering a range of evaluation terms, a brief definition and explanation for each of them, and listing some alternatives or synonyms you might also come across.
The Hub is a one-stop-shop for New Zealand social science government research related to education, health and wellbeing, crime and justice, families, children and young people.
We have curated a list of websites in areas such as social science information and networking, overseas research and evaluation organisations, and other links you may find useful.
Research and evaluation conducted by and for government should represent excellence in social science. We have developed a protocol for the publication of government social research and evaluation.