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Penguins speak plain English

Some months ago, the Superu team sat down to devise a handbook for those new to evaluation.

It was important to the team that readers were taken through the theoretical concepts with the help of a real-life case study, and so the penguin-led journey to evaluation competence was born.

A families focus for Superu

By Malcolm Menzies, Chief Executive

Looking after our mental health

Last week was Mental Health Awareness Week and a good opportunity to share some of our research on mental health and general wellbeing with others in the social sector. Here’s some of what we shared.

New publications, collaboration and recognition for our evidence team

It’s been another busy month for the team, with two publications, a new collaboration and more success for our evaluation handbook. 

From the CEO –Superu’s achievements and legacy

It’s with some sadness, but also a great deal of pride, that I advise that I'll be leaving Superu at the end of the month.

Kia ora and welcome to Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori

This week is a great opportunity to practice Te Reo in your day-to-day interactions, like greeting friends and colleagues – E pëhea ana tō rä? (How’s your day?) – or ordering coffee – He mōwai koa? (Can I have a flat white please?).

So, what does Superu have planned for 2017-18?

We have finalised our 2017-18 Statement of Performance Expectations (SPE) and we’d like to share our upcoming year with you.

From the CEO: The value of evidence and evaluation

Superu’s role is to extend and embed the generation and use of evidence and evaluation in decisions affecting New Zealand’s communities, families and whānau.

Using evidence for impact - what's new in August

We are now onto our second edition of the evaluation handbook – Making sense of evaluation – and have made some minor updates and amended the subtitle to reflect what our readers are...

Getting Kiwi kids ready for school

Media release

Most mums of four-year-olds are confident that their child is ready to engage socially at school, although only 62% are confident that their child has the pre-reading and writing skills needed to start school.

Last update: 24 Oct 2017