How can a policymaker predict whether a preventive health program will save money over the long term? These eight questions will help guide any preliminary evaluation, whether the program in question involves obesity, tobacco, or workplace wellness.
The report explores the evidence base for the recent National Quality Agenda reforms to childcare that mandate lower staff-to-child ratios and higher staff qualifications. The report finds that the benefits to children from these expensive reforms are minimal and do not outweigh the costs involved.
Join us as Cassandra Wilkinson (author of The Kids are Alright and Don’t Panic! Nearly Everything is Better than you Think) and Helen Andrews (CIS Policy Analyst) share what they really want to find under the tree on Christmas morning. There will be drinks and finger food to enjoy as we celebrate Christmas together, CIS style.