Here is a selection of the evidence and research that we used to create Tūturu.
Our theory of change
We developed our theory of change together with the New Zealand Council for Educational Research.
Tūturu's independent evaluation
The New Zealand Council for Educational Research evaluated Tūturu as it was being developed. This provided valuable insights to help us adjust how Tūturu was developing. The final evaluation report is below.
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