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Topics: Evaluation, Community Development, Employment & Labour, Community Education, Education & Training, Schools, Secondary Education, Tertiary Education, Policy, Youth, Socio-economic status
Youth transition services aim to assist young people to make the transition from school into further education, training or employment. This report presents key development and operational lessons from three youth transition services Taranaki Connections in Waitara The Pulse in...
This report provides participation and labour market outcome analysis of the Youth Training programme between 1999 and 2008, using the Youth Training administrative dataset. This is the first time this information has been made available in a single analysis. The report provides analyses of participation in the programme, and...
with: Sport New Zealand
Sport New Zealand’s Young People’s Survey was undertaken in Term 3 2011. While the majority of schools (and therefore students) took part at this time, some Christchurch schools chosen for the survey were not able to participate due to the impact following the February 2011 earthquake. Many did so however, in 2012.
NMSSA is an annual programme to assess and understand student achievement across the curriculum in years 4 and 8 in English-medium schools. The study has built on and extended the design of the previous National Education Monitoring Project (NEMP), which was conducted between 1995 and 2010. NMSSA incorporates...
Social Work Now, Issue 42, pages 5-11. Working with young people is tremendously rewarding. Few professional areas of social work provide the kind of practice potential that connecting with young people can – the vibrancy and creativity of young people can be harnessed to nurture a...
ERO evaluated preparedness to work with the National Standards within The New Zealand Curriculum in 228 schools during Terms 1 and 2, 2010. ERO found that most schools were well prepared or had preparation under way, and in many cases the preparations focused on aligning existing benchmarks and expectations with the standards....
This report is part of a series published by the Education Review Office, over three years, about the implementation of the National Standards in English-medium schools with students in Years 1 to 8. The New Zealand Curriculum provides schools with direction and a framework to design and...
The Whānau Advisory Group (WAG) initiative aspires to foster quality engagement between schools and their Māori communities in order to improve Māori student achievement. This report examines the impact of the Whānau Advisory Group initiative in fostering quality engagement between schools and the Māori...
Topics: Research, Social Services, Education & Training, Schools, Policy, Child Development, Children
Social Work Now, Issue 41, pages 19-27. For every child, education is critical to successful transition to adulthood. The need of foster children for a stable education, however, is often neglected by an overburdened child welfare system that is concerned primarily with children...
1 Feb 2007
Topics: Research, Social Services, Schools, Caregivers, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Policy, Children
This report draws on information from a large consultation exercise that asked a wide range of parents, carers and children how they would like to see OSS develop. The term ‘out of school services’ (OSS) refers to before-school, after-school and school-holiday programmes for school-aged children (aged five to...
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