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Eoyang, G., & Oakden, J. (2016). Adpative Evaluation: synergy between complexity theory and evaluation practice. Emergence: Complexity and Organization, 18(3-4). doi:10.emerg/10.17357.e5389f5715a734817dfbeaf25ab335e5.

Oakden, J. (2013). Evaluation rubrics: how to ensure transparency and clear assessment that respects diverse lines of evidence. BetterEvaluation: Melbourne. Retrieved from http://betterevaluation.org/

King, J., McKegg, K., Oakden & Wehipeihana, N. (2013). Evaluative Rubrics: a Method for Surfacing Values and Improving the Credibility of Evaluation, Journal of Multidisciplinary Evaluation, 9 (21), 11-20.

This list of reports only includes those which have been made publicly available.

Oakden, J., Toumu’a, R., Sauni, P. & Spee, K. (2016). Evidence-based decision making for Pasifika success in mathematics: an exemplar. Wellington: Ministry of Education.

Toumu’a, R., Oakden, J. & Sauni, P. (2016). Leadership practices supporting Pasifika student success: McAuley High School Case Study. Wellington: Ministry of Education.

Spee, J., Oakden, J., Toumu’a, R. & Tuagalu, C. (2016). A model of academic mentoring to support Pasifika achievement: an exemplar.  Wellington: Ministry of Education.

Spee, K., Toumu’a, R., Oakden, J., Sauni, P. & Tuagalu, C. (2016). Leadership practices supporting Pasifika student success: Otahuhu College Case Study. Wellington: Ministry of Education.

Spee, K., Oakden, J., Toumu’a, R., Sauni, P. & Tuagalu, C. (2016). Teacher coaching to upskill teachers and support Pasifika student achievement: an exemplar. Wellington: Ministry of Education.

Spee, K., Oakden, J., Toumu’a, R., Sauni, P. & Tuagalu, C. (2016). Leadership practices supporting Pasifika student success: De La Salle College Case Study. Wellington: Ministry of Education.

Oakden, J. & Wehipeihana, N. (2014). Māori Agribusiness Prototype projects: Final Evaluation Executive Summary prepared for Ministry for Primary Industries. Wellington: Kinnect Group.

Oakden, J. & Wehipeihana, N. (2014). Māori Agribusiness Prototype projects: Final Evaluation Main Report  prepared for Ministry for Primary Industries. Wellington: Kinnect Group.

Oakden, J., King, J. & Allen, W. (2014). Evaluation of the Sustainable Farming Fund: Executive Summary, prepared for Ministry for Primary Industries. Wellington: Kinnect Group.

Oakden, J., King, J. & Allen, W. (2014). Evaluation of the Sustainable Farming Fund: Main Report, prepared for Ministry for Primary Industries. Wellington: Kinnect Group.

Allen, W., King, J. & Oakden, J. (2014). Three case studies: companion document to the Evaluation of the Sustainable Farming Fund, prepared for Ministry for Primary Industries. Wellington: Kinnect Group.

Norman, R. & Oakden, J. (2014). Wellington’s knowledge economy – coming to grips with technology change. Wellington: Victoria University of Wellington.

Oakden, J. & McKegg, K. (2011, August). Waste Minimisation Act implementation: evaluation of stakeholder perspectives. Wellington: Ministry for the Environment.

Oakden, J & McKegg, K. (2011). Journeys of clinicians who embrace peer workers in their practice. Wellington: Wellink Trust.

Wehipeihana, N., Oakden, J., Spee, K., Cram, F., Pipi, K. & Porima, L. (2011). Evaluation of the Māori Oral Health Providers project. Wellington: Ministry of Health .

Oakden, J., Pipi, K., Spee, K. & Wehipeihana, N. (2010). Rangiātea: Western Springs College case study. Wellington: Ministry of Education.

Oakden, J., Pipi, K., Spee, K. & Wehipeihana, N. (2010). Rangiātea: Western Springs College exemplar. Wellington: Ministry of Education.

Oakden, J., Pipi, K., Spee, K. & Wehipeihana, N. (2010). Rangiātea: Kakapo* College case study. Wellington: Ministry of Education.

Oakden, J., Pipi, K., Spee, K. & Wehipeihana, N. (2010). Rangiātea: Kakapo* College: exemplar. Wellington: Ministry of Education.

Spee, K., Oakden, J., Wehipeihana, N. & Pipi, K. (2010). Rangiātea: Hamilton Girl’s High School case study. Wellington: Ministry of Education.

Spee, K., Oakden, J., Wehipeihana, N. & Pipi, K. (2010). Rangiātea: Hamilton Girl’s High School exemplar. Wellington: Ministry of Education.

Spee, K., Oakden, J., Wehipeihana, N. & Pipi, K. (2010). Rangiātea: Opotiki College case study. Wellington : Ministry of Education.

Spee, K., Oakden, J., Wehipeihana, N. & Pipi, K. (2010). Rangiātea: Opotiki College exemplar. Wellington: Ministry of Education.

Wehipeihana, N. & Oakden, J. (2010). Rangiātea: Hastings Boy’s High School case study. Wellington: Ministry of Education.

Wehipeihana, N. & Oakden, J. (2010). Rangiātea: Hastings Boy’s High School exemplar. Wellington: Ministry of Education.

McKegg, K. & Oakden, J. (2009). Characteristics of good peer support. Wellington: Wellink Trust.

Oakden, J., McKegg, K., Wehipeihana, N., King, J., Davidson, J. (2017). Evaluative Rubrics – Delivering well-reasoned answers to real evaluation questions. Presented at the Canadian Evaluation Society Conference, 3 May, Vancouver.

Oakden, J. (2016). ‘Evaluating in complexity: what have we learned about designing and running evaluations?’ Presented at the American Evaluation Association (AEA) Conference, 28 September, Atlanta.

Oakden, J. (2016). ‘Evaluating in complexity: nearly 20 years on, what have we learned?’ Presented at the European Evaluation Association (EES) Conference, 2 September, Maastricht.

Guijt, I & Oakden, J. ‘Collective sensemaking: How to plan yours to great effect.’ Presented at the European Evaluation Association (EES) Conference, 2 September, Maastricht.

Oakden, J. (2016). ‘Evaluating in complexity: nearly 20 years on, what have we learned?’  Presented at the Aotearoa New Zealand Evaluation Association (ANZEA) Conference, 19 July 2016, Wellington.

McKegg, K., Oakden, J. & Mardon, H. (2016). ‘New ways of working collaboratively with data – the Enviroshcools data journey.’ Presented at the Aotearoa New Zealand Evaluation Association (ANZEA) Conference, 20 July 2016, Wellington.

McKegg, K., Oakden, J.,  Henry, J. & Goodwin, D. (2016). ‘Evaluating collaboration a year on: helping an innovative policy process to stay on track.’ Presented at the Aotearoa New Zealand Evaluation Association (ANZEA) Conference, 20 July 2016, Wellington.

Oakden, J. & Eoyang, G. (2015). ‘Evaluation rubrics look easy but can be hard to do well: lessons from the field.’ Presented at the American Evaluation Association Conference, 13 November 2015, Chicago.

Guijt, I., Oakden, J. & McKegg, K. (2015). ‘So now you have got the data, what’s next? Collaborative sensemaking to navigate diversity.’ Presented at the Australasian Evaluation Society (AES) Conference, 8 September 2015, Melbourne.

McKegg, K. & Oakden, J. (2015). ‘Developmental evaluation.’ A full day pre-conference workshop in Melbourne and a post-conference workshop in Canberra. Presented at the Australasian Evaluation Society (AES) Conference, September 2015.

McKegg, K., Oakden, J. & Twyford, V. (2015). ‘Reaching across boundaries – evaluation of high stakes collaboration.’ Presented at the Australasian Evaluation Society (AES) conference, 8 September 2015, Melbourne.

Oakden, J. (2015). ‘A new compass for dealing with complexity when we are all at sea.’ Presented at the Aotearoa New Zealand Evaluation Association (ANZEA) Conference, 7 July 2015, Auckland.

Oakden, J. & Weenink, M. (2015). ‘What’s on the rubric horizon. Taking stock of our current practice and thinking about what is next.’ Presented at the Aotearoa New Zealand Evaluation Association (ANZEA) Conference, 7 July 2015, Auckland.

McKegg, K., Oakden, J., Goodwin, D. & Henry, J. (2015). ‘Reaching across boundaries – evaluation of high stakes collaboration.’ Presented at the Aotearoa New Zealand Evaluation Association (ANZEA) Conference 7 July 2015, Auckland.

Oakden, J. (2015). ‘Rich pictures in evaluation.’ Presented as a webinar for the American Evaluation Association Coffee Break Series 16 April 2015.

Oakden, J. (2015). ‘Rich pictures in evaluation.’ Presented as a webinar for 2015 Webinar Series: Practical Application of Systems to conduct evaluation – cases and examples – hosted by University of Colorado Denver, 8 April 2015.

Oakden, J. (2014). ‘If a picture paints a thousand words – the use of rich pictures in evaluation.’ Presented at the American Evaluation Association Conference, 2 October 2014, Denver.

Bates, A. & Oakden, J. (2014). ‘Building an evaluation system to assess the effectiveness of the Like Minds, Like Mine anti-discrimination training nationwide.’ Presented at the Aotearoa New Zealand Evaluation Association (ANZEA) Conference, July 2014, Wellington.

Bear, C. & Oakden, J. (2014). ‘It ain’t just what you do – it’s also the way you do it: evaluation that delivers maximum impact and influence.’ Presented at the Aotearoa New Zealand Evaluation Association (ANZEA) Conference, July 2014, Wellington.

Jane, D. & Oakden, J. (2013). ‘What Gets Measured Gets Done: Evaluation as a Tool for Advocacy.’ Presented at Alternatives 2013 Conference 4–8 December 2013, Austin, Texas.

Oakden, J. (2013). ‘Evaluation rubrics – passing fad or an important contribution to evaluation practice?’ Presented at the Aotearoa New Zealand Evaluation Association (ANZEA) Conference, July 2013, Auckland.

Wehipeihana, N. & Oakden, J. (2013). ‘Costing evaluation projects – an art, not a science.’ Presented as a pre-conference half–day workshop at the  Aotearoa New Zealand Evaluation Association (ANZEA) Conference, July 2013, Auckland.

Cram, F. & Oakden, J. (2012). ‘Quizzing purposeful relationships: what is this thing called a ‘working relationship?’ presented at the Australasian Evaluation Society (AES) Conference, 29 August 2012, Adelaide.

Mutch, C., Oakden, J. & Maw, N. (2012). ‘Complementary evaluation: Bringing theory and practice together through relationships and capacity building.’ Presented at the Aotearoa New Zealand Evaluation Association (ANZEA) Conference, July 2012, Hamilton.

McKegg, K., Oakden, J. & Boyce W. (2012). ‘Tackling wicked problems: evaluative processes that go to the heart of the inter-relationships, perspectives and boundaries that influence the outcomes of complex innovations.’ Presented at the Aotearoa New Zealand Evaluation Association (ANZEA) Conference, July 2012, Hamilton.

Oakden, J. & Spee, K. (2011). ‘Heralding a new dawn in Māori student achievement: illuminating leadership, school systems, and what works to raise Maori student achievement.’ Presented at NZARE Conference & Annual Meeting 2011, 1 December 2011, Tauranga.

Oakden, J. & Bear, C. (2011). ‘Managing complexity in evaluation.’ Presented at the Aotearoa New Zealand Evaluation Association (ANZEA) Conference, 8–10 August, 2011, Wellington.

Oakden, J. (2011). ‘Working with rubrics.’ Presented at Te Puni Kōkiri, 30 June 2011, Wellington.

Oakden, J. (2010). ‘Encouraging behaviour change.’ Presented to Environment Waikato staff, 13 December 2010, Hamilton.

Oakden, J. (2010). ‘The use of soft systems methodology and complex adaptive systems concepts in evaluability assessment.’ Presented at the Australasian Evaluation Society (AES) Conference, 3 September 2010, Wellington.

Wehipeihana, N. & Oakden, J. (2009). ‘Securing Whānau Engagement – Lessons learned from the Rotorua trial of the Reading Together programme.’ Presented to school representatives in the Manurewa Literacy Project, 24 November, Manurewa Marae, Auckland.

Wehipeihana, N., Oakden, J., McKegg, K. and Pipi, K. (2009). ‘Māori working with non-Māori.’ Presented at the Aotearoa New Zealand Evaluation Association (ANZEA) Conference, 13–16 July 2009, Rotorua.

McKegg, K., Wehipeihana, N. & Oakden, J. (2008). ‘How good is good enough? Says who?’ Presented at the Aotearoa New Zealand Evaluation Association (ANZEA) Conference, 13–16 July 2008, Rotorua.

Wehipeihana, N. & Oakden, J. (2008). ‘Costing evaluation projects – an art, not a science’. Presented as a preconference half–day workshop at the  Aotearoa New Zealand Evaluation Association (ANZEA) Conference, 13 July 2008, Rotorua.

Oakden, J. & Cormack, R. (2007). ‘Plotting a path for Kiwis being Sorted’. Presented at The Social Marketing Downunder Conference, 8–9 March 2007, Wellington

Stockwell, W., and Oakden, J. (2005). ‘Knowledge – how much does it matter?’ Presented at The Social Marketing Downunder Conference 10–11 March 2005, Wellington.

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