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Using the best available evidence to improve public sector decision-making

Dr Sarah Morton from What Works Scotland (a keynote speaker from our Evidence to Action conference) and Andrew Kibblewhite joined a group of senior public sector managers on 21 June...

Making sense of evaluation: A handbook for the social sector

Here at Superu, we have been immersed in the challenge of evaluation and how best to support New Zealand’s social sector to get better at it.

Focus required on the complex needs of families and whanau for more effective social policy

Today (27 June 2017) Superu released its fifth annual Families and Whānau Status Report, a series that measures and monitors the wellbeing of New Zealand families and whānau and the pivotal role they hold in our society.

Adding value to the sector

Transparency International’s New Zealand chapter does great work to ensure that our reputation as one of the world’s least corrupt countries is deserved...

Using evidence for impact

Refreshed web pages featuring tools and resources designed to improve capacity and extend the generation, use and understanding of evidence and evaluation in New Zealand’s social sector are now live on...

Reflections from our conference

Over 180 participants attended the fourth annual Evidence to Action conference (E2A) held on 19 June.  The conference included a great range of speakers and opportunities for networking among policy makers, service providers, researchers and funders.

Release of Families and Whānau Status Report 2017

The fifth report in the series measuring and monitoring the wellbeing of New Zealand families and whā...

From the CEO: Using evidence to tackle family violence

The focus on violence within families and relationships is a sad but recurring theme for those of us working in the social sector and on 7 June I attended the...

The needs of children exposed to family violence are not being recognised – new research findings shine a light on at risk group

Released today, 'What works for children exposed to family violence?' brings together evidence about the best interventions which make a positive difference to these children’s lives....

Last update: 22 Jun 2018