What is SPEaR by vmarcelo

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									                 What is SPEaR

•Social Policy Evaluation and Research Committee is an
inter-agency committee, established in 2001 by the New
Zealand government as part of broader Improving
Knowledge Base (IKB) Initiative

•SPEaR Committee Mandate:

To oversee government investment in social policy
research and evaluation
http://www.spear.govt.nz/about-us/terms-of-reference.pdf



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       SPEaR Linkages Programme
• Social Science Research Award for professionals and
  postgraduate students to support quality research and its
  translation to policy and practice

• Social Science Capability Building Award designed to
  support skills building through workshops and speakers
  in order to increase social policy research capacity and
  capability in the sector

• More info:
  http://www.spear.govt.nz/funding/linkages/index.html


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                  Good Practice Guidelines

• Content:
  5 Principles   applied to   4 areas

   –   Respect                Contracting
   –   Integrity              Ethics
   –   Responsiveness         R & E involving Pacific Peoples
   –   Competency             R & E involving Māori
   –   Reciprocity


http://www.spear.govt.nz/good-practice/index.html
• on 27 June for .pdf and word
• html with be another week or two

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