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Q&A with Mark Evans: "To make evidence effective you have to win the war of ideas"

Mark Evans is the Director and Professor of Governance at the Institute for Governance and Policy Analysis at the University of Canberra, Australia. In this interview with the Knowledge Exchange, Mark talks about how his research is used in policy development. 1,047 more words

Government And Politics

How Not to Manage Risk

Last month, the Meramec River forced thousands to evacuate their homes in a hurry. Flooding wiped out numerous residences and businesses along the Meramec and its many narrow tributaries, that on most days are nearly dry.  964 more words

Continual Improvement

Core Functions of Public Health: Something's Missing

The IOM’s influential 1988 report, The Future of Public Health, defined the mission of public health as “fulfilling society’s interest in assuring conditions in which people can be healthy”. 280 more words

Public Health

Dec 7/15: Ed Policy / OPPS: Overnight Field Trips, Refugees Update, Funding

P1: Disclaimer / Backgrounder
P2: Board Meeting Report
P3: District PAC (aka DPAC, VCPAC) Constitution excerpts / School Act re DPACs

The Record Off The Record is  my personal record of and  commentary on SD61 Board and  Standing Committee meetings. 3,961 more words

Nov 9/15: OPPS: The Record Off the Record: Ad Hoc Committees

P1: Disclaimer / Backgrounder
P2: Operations Policy and Planning  Standing Committee Report
P3: SD61 Applicable Bylaws / Standing Committees / BC School Boards Letters Link… 3,585 more words

October 19/15: Board Meeting: The Record Off The Record: Kindergarten "Program of Choice" Extended

P1: Disclaimer / Backgrounder
P2: Standing Committee / Board Meeting Report
P3: FYI: Ministry Protocol for Students With Severe Behaviour Challenge – Severe Mental Illness  /  How to Access Letters from all BC School Boards… 6,809 more words