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In 2017, Sally Washington (Inaugural Director of the Policy Project) and Michael Mintrom
Good policy decisions, informed by free and frank advice, optimise services and results for New Zealanders, including future generations.
In this workshop we took the first steps towards co-creating a policy specific skills framework by describing the knowledge and skills of the modern policy professional.
On 23 August 2016, the Prime Minister and the Head of the Policy Profession officially launched the Policy Project’s three policy improvement frameworks.
Matthew Green from the Legislation Design and Advisory Committee delivered this presentation at the August 2021 Policy Forum held by the Policy Project.
Denny Kudrna from the Regulatory Stewardship Team at the Treasury delivered this presentation at the Policy Project's August 2021 forum on policy and law.
Eliza Prestidge-Oldfield from Policy Project in the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet delivered this webinar in 2021.
The Government is addressing how it engages with people and communities, so they can have a stronger voice in the design, development and implementation of policies and programmes that affect them.
As part of its work on Commitment 5 of the Open Government Partnership 2018−2021 National Action Plan, the Policy Project carried out a survey of policy advisors, community representatives and their networks, and engagement specialists.
As part of its Open Government Partnership work programme, the Policy Project has produced a report on the impact of engagement on the development and implementati
These standards will help you assess and improve the quality of your agency’s written policy and other advice, and whether it is fit for purpose.
The Green Light Framework below lets you record the things you learned during the Exploration phase.
The Policy Skills Framework describes the knowledge, applied skills, and behaviour policy practitioners require to be able to produce quality advice.
This tool applies the Policy Skills Framework, which describes the knowledge, applied skills, and behaviour expected of policy practitioners.
The Ministerial Policy Satisfaction Survey is used by agencies to assess their minister's satisfaction with the services provided by the policy function. The survey is used for:
A case study of Inland Revenue’s experience of applying the Policy Capability Framework, and their commitment to using it as a health check every six months.
A case study of Inland Revenue's experience of applying the Policy Capability Framework, and their commiment to using it as a health check every six months.
This resource describes the main features of the Policy Capability Framework and explains how to apply the review tool to improve policy capability.
A guide on panels and processes for assessing policy advice papers
Guidance on how to get policy projects off to a great start
This document outlines how to apply the Start Right approach to initiating a policy project, so it is set up for quality and success.
This is the HTML version of the Guide to the Ministerial Policy Satisfaction Survey, also available as PDF.
The Policy Skills Framework describes the mix of knowledge, skills and behaviours a modern policy practitioner requires – to be able to deliver quality policy advice.
Open, early Commissioning Conversations are the starting point for quality policy.
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