Evaluation of an Online Men's Behaviour Change Program

Duration: 2014-2015 
Commissioned by: Violence Free Families 
Research team: Anthea Rutter, Timoci O'Connor 
Summary: The Centre for Program Evaluation (CPE) is undertaking an evaluation of an Online Men’s Behaviour Change Program (OMBCP) over a one year period. This OMBCP trial represents another strand in the attempt to prevent family violence. The key objective is to trial a men’s behaviour change program through a web-based medium. The program is intended for those men who find it difficult to attend a face-to-face session for a number of reasons (e.g., their geographical location or their line of work which may entail shift work).

School Health and Assessment Reporting Platform (SHARP)

Duration: 2014-2015 
Commissioned by: SEED, MGSE 
Research team: Associate Professor Janet Clinton, Dr Jon Quach, Dr Dean Dudley, Timoci O’Connor, Ruth Aston, Cat Ho 
Summary: The aim of this evaluation is to develop and examine whether an innovative classroom-based reporting system focused on integrating health literacy messages within teaching practice can improve children’s health and nutrition knowledge as well as physical activity behaviour.

Evaluation of the Implementation of the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers (APST)

Duration: 2013-2015 
Commissioned by: AITSL 
Research team: Associate Professor Janet Clinton, Professor Stephen Dinham, Professor Robert Lingard, Dr Amy Gullickson, Dr Glenn Savage, Dr Ghislain Arbour, Dr Gerard Calnin, Ruth Aston, Anna Dabrowski 
Summary: In collaboration with the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL), the Centre for Program Evaluation is currently conducting a three-year nationwide evaluation of the implementation of the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers. The focus of this Evaluation is not to re-evaluate the content of the Standards, but to assess the usefulness, effectiveness and impact of their implementation.