Evaluation services

We regularly undertake formative and summative evaluations of national, state or corporate programs, using both qualitative and quantitative methodologies. The evaluations commonly involve the investigation of the effectiveness, efficiency and appropriateness of each program.

Some examples of recent evaluations:

  • Evaluation of the IPROWD (Indigenous Police Recruitment Our Way Delivery) program in NSW, for NSW TAFE 2012
  • Evaluation of the TAFE NSW-South Western Sydney program to fund staff to undertake the Masters in Educational Leadership at the University of Wollongong, 2012
  • Evaluation of the effectiveness of the Specialist Homelessness Services (SHS) Learning and Development (L&D) activitiesc onducted by Learning and Development, Community Services, Dept of Family and Community Services, 2012
  • Evaluation of the effectiveness of the training for the KiDS program and suggestions for improvement,Community Services, Department of Family and Community Services, 2012
  • Evaluation of the return on the training investment (ROTI) in the Caseworker Development Program, NSW Department of Community Services, 2011-12
  • Evaluation of the impact of the three tiers of management and leadership programs NSW Department of Family and Community Services, 2011-12
  • Evaluation of the Bright Ideas capability building and change management program at South Western Sydney Institute of TAFE: summative and formative evaluations 2009, 2010, 2011
  • Evaluation of a national higher education project on teaching:Preparation of Academics for Teaching in Higher Education, June-Dec 2009, funded by the Australian Teaching and Learning Council (ALTC)
  • Evaluation of project teams that used the appreciative inquiry methodology for Reframing the Future projects in 2008. Report March 2009 entitled: “Appreciative Inquiry Builds Capability”

Education sector evaluations

Some other examples of our evaluations in education:

  • Evaluation of a prominent learning community
  • Evaluation of the use of personalised learning
  • Evaluation of a communities of practice national program
  • Evaluation of communities of practice projects
  • Evaluation of a national program in change agency
  • Evaluation of a national program in networking
  • Evaluation of a nation program in strategic and change management
  • Evaluation of Framing the Future, a national staff development program; a long-term impact study
  • Evaluation of the long term impacts of Reframing the future projects
  • Evaluation of LearnScope, a national staff development program in the use of technologies in delivering education
  • Evaluation of the national Flexible Learning Fellowship program
  • Evaluation of the development of e-business competencies

Health sector evaluations

See here a raft of evaluation reports and refereed journal articles on:

  • tele-pyschiatry
  • renal telemedicine (longitudinal study; clinical applications; best practice; case conferencing)
  • telemedicine to the home
  • telemedicine in a remote mining town
  • teleradiology
  • cost effectiveness of telemedicine
  • using telemedicine for clinical, educational and administrative purposes
  • bringing Child and Adolescent Mental Health to Rural Communities