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Innovation Seminar: Brenton Caffin – 11 February 2019

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Wed 13 Feb 2019

What is your experience with innovation? What questions or need do you have? Download Brenton Caffin’s presentation to read how can governments better enable innovation to fuel growth and societal wellbeing.

The Future of the Policy Profession: Andrew Kibblewhite Speech – December 2018

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Wed 9 Jan 2019

Andrew Kibblewhite, Chief Executive of DPMC and Head of the Policy Profession delivered this speech to the Policy Managers Forum on 18 December 2018.

Maximising Collaboration Between Civil Servants and Academics: Roundtable with Paul Cairney – October 2018

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Fri 30 Nov 2018

We need to maximise collaboration between public servants and academics in evidence-based policy making. The conversation tracker is about how Paul Cairney discussed ways to encourage greater use of research evidence in policy through greater

Behavioural Insights Communities of Practice – EAST Framework

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Tue 20 Nov 2018

If you want to encourage a behaviour (nudge!), make it Easy, Attractive, Social and Timely (EAST).

EngageTech Forum – August 2018

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Wed 10 Oct 2018

The EngageTech Forum was an interactive event designed to help government staff understand the spectrum of technologies available for community consultation and stakeholder engagement both online and offline.

Free and Frank in the Context of Open Government – Why It Matters

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Wed 3 Oct 2018

Andrew Kibblewhite, Chief Executive of DPMC and Head of the Policy Profession spoke at the IPANZ seminar on why free and frank advice matters in the context of open government.

Free and Frank - Why it Matters

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Wed 1 Aug 2018

Carl Billington from IPANZ takes a closer look at the convention of free and frank advice, why it matters to both ministers and public servants, and what it means for the future.

Why Small Details Matter

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Wed 20 Jun 2018

Reducing Barriers to Electrical Vehicle (EV) Uptake

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Wed 20 Jun 2018

Inland Revenue's Foresighting Approach - Grant Fletcher

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Wed 20 Jun 2018

Reflections on Secondary Futures - Stephanie Pride

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Wed 20 Jun 2018

Protecting the interests of future generations, and foresight – April 2018

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Sun 17 Jun 2018

On 10 April 2018, the Policy Project co-hosted a round-table with the Institute for Governance and Policy Studies at Victoria University on protecting the interests of future generations, and foresight.

Free and Frank Advice and the Official Information Act

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Mon 14 May 2018

To what extent can and should public servants expect their advice to ministers to remain confidential, ask Andrew Kibblewhite and Peter Boshier in a co-authored article in the May Policy Quarterly.

Behavioural Insights Community of Practice – inaugural event: April 2018

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Thu 19 Apr 2018

Ministry for the Environment staff have initiated the Behavioural Insights Community of Practice, to build a public service network of people who can share their experiences and identify opportunities for using behavioural insights.

Making sense of evaluation: a handbook for everyone

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Thu 8 Mar 2018

This user-friendly handbook is designed for those working in New Zealand's social sector, and beyond, who need to know more about how to measure and understand the effectiveness of their programmes. The handbook's introduction covers audience and p

Start Right Guide

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Tue 27 Feb 2018

This document outlines how to apply the Start Right approach to initiating a policy project, so it's set up for quality and success.

Making Sense of Evidence: A Good Practice Guide – July 2017

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Thu 14 Dec 2017

A round table discussion on the use of evidence in public policy was co-hosted by Superu and the School of Government at Victoria University.

Behavioural Insights and the rise of the empirical government – Dec 2017

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Tue 5 Dec 2017

The Policy Project is working on building public service demand and capability for advice that in informed by evidence and insights.

Capability-building through training – October 2017

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Fri 1 Dec 2017

Agencies worked in groups to identify which skills in the Policy Skills Framework were both most important to improve, and most amenable to formal training.

Futures Tools workshop – October 2017

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Thu 26 Oct 2017

The purpose of the workshop was to understand futures thinking and tools, as well as impart tips for putting these into practice in a policy setting.

Citizen-centred policy – June 2017

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Mon 25 Sep 2017

The Ministry of Social Development (MSD) hosted a workshop on citizen-centred policy, which was facilitated by MSD staff. Parts of it were delivered by staff from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.

Policy people capability workshop – August 2017

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Thu 31 Aug 2017

The workshop focused on policy people capability, including a discussion on survey findings and analysis of the policy workforce, pathways to improve capability, and collective formal training initiatives.

Pathways to policy people capability

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Wed 30 Aug 2017

Read this report for information on Public Service agency practices related to policy people capability and potential options for collective policy workforce initiatives.

Start Right: Commissioning Conversation Prompts

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Tue 15 Aug 2017

This document outlines how to apply the Start Right approach to initiating a policy project, so it's set up for quality and success.

Making Value Manageable – August 2017

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Tue 8 Aug 2017

Scott Douglas, Assistant Professor of Public Management at Utrecht University School of Governance, shared his research findings and insights on making value (including public sector contributions to society) manageable.

Using Open Data for Policy – June 2017

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Thu 29 Jun 2017

Stats NZ hosted the workshop on how to use open data for policy design.

GEN 2016 Behavioural Insights Workshop – Lee McCauley

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Wed 21 Jun 2017

Building policy capability in the Ministry for Culture and Heritage

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Wed 21 Jun 2017

This case study by Paul Barker outlines the key elements that have underscored the Ministry for Culture and Heritage's success as a top performing policy shop. 

Policy Analyst Forum – October 2014

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Wed 21 Jun 2017

Use of evidence in public policy – June 2017

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Wed 21 Jun 2017

Superu and the Victoria University School of Government hosted a roundtable for senior officials and experts with Dr Sarah Morton and Andrew Kibblewhite, Head of the Policy Profession.

Agency Policy Capability Leads – 17 May 2017

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Wed 17 May 2017

In the second of the Policy Project workshops with policy capability leads (people nominated by their agency to lead work to improve policy quality and capability), we discussed Policy Project work in progress, had a report back from the Tier 2 Policy l

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